May 22, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 22, 2013 4:24pm
May 21, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 21, 2013 2:44pm
(UPDATED 10 p.m.) NEW HAVEN — After staying out of the public eye for months, Chris Donovan re-emerged Tuesday outside a federal courthouse to reassert his innocence as a jury inside began to mull the fate of a former campaign aide accused of campaign finance corruption.
May 20, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 20, 2013 1:47pm
May 16, 2013
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | May 16, 2013 7:59pm
The veracity of testimony from Harry ‘Ray’ Soucy, the former correction-officer-turned-FBI-informant, was called into question this week when details of how he attempted to give House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero $5,000 in illegal contributions were discussed in court.
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.
by Christine Stuart | May 14, 2013 1:01pm
A bill that would prohibit, under some circumstances, any law enforcement officer in the state from telling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that they detained an undocumented immigrant cleared another legislative hurdle Tuesday when it passed the Public Safety Committee 13 to 7.
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.
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 Christine Stuart | May 8, 2013 12:00pm
Legislators already created a privately-funded foundation to help those who responded to the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, but there’s still legislation pending that would provide individuals access to workers’ compensation benefits if they are emotionally impaired after a traumatic event.