May 15, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2013 5:58pm
NEW HAVEN — The former correction officer who was described as a “creep” and “diabolical” by a defense attorney earlier this week took the stand Wednesday and detailed a scheme to bribe Connecticut lawmakers.
May 14, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 14, 2013 4:02pm
NEW HAVEN — The political fallout of the federal government’s case against Chris Donovan’s former campaign finance director extended beyond Democrats on Tuesday when a federal witness described an attempt to bribe a top Republican lawmaker in the House.
May 13, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 13, 2013 4:52pm
NEW HAVEN — Using a series of secretly recorded phone calls and conversations, the federal government began Monday to outline for a jury its case against Robert Braddock Jr., former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign finance director.
by Staff reports | May 13, 2013 3:39pm
Below is a statement from former House Speaker Chris Donovan, who has not been charged by federal prosecutors. The statement was handed out by Donovan’s friend Audrey Honig Geragosian before the start of his former campaign finance director’s trial Monday.
by Hugh McQuaid | May 13, 2013 1:30pm
May 10, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2013 2:19pm
Thirty-six people, including three sitting lawmakers, could be called as potential witnesses next week in the trial of former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s campaign finance director.
May 8, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 8, 2013 2:56pm
May 7, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 7, 2013 12:42pm
April 30, 2013
by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2013 12:44pm
There’s only one case left to adjudicate in the investigation into illegal campaign contributions to former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s failed congressional campaign. George Tirado, 36, a co-owner of the Waterbury smoke shop at the center of the conspiracy, entered a guilty plea two weeks ago, leaving just Campaign Finance Director Robert Braddock Jr. to stand trial.
April 29, 2013
by Christine Stuart | April 29, 2013 6:33am
Former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy had his own story to tell Saturday about how suffering from bipolar disorder and a prescription drug addiction led him to crash his vehicle into a barrier at the U.S. Capitol in 2006. But it was the stories of Connecticut residents Cathy Morelli and Greg Williams that Kennedy believes will help achieve the goals set forth in the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act of 2008.