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  • Focus Turns To Mansion investigators Subpoena Construction Records

    Federal law enforcement officials sharpened their investigative focus on Gov. John G. Rowland this week, serving a grand jury subpoena demanding all records of construction and renovations to the governor's mansion in Hartford for the past eight years....
  • Deck The Walls Tips From The Artist In Temporary Residence At The Governor's Mansion

    Bulging boxes blocked the sunlight from Patty Rowland's porch. Inside the living room stood a Christmas tree, bare but for a few strings of lights. Off in the sunroom, there were more boxes, and ornaments on every table surface, awaiting their assignment...
  • Guilty: Former Governor Enters Plea, Ends Long Struggle

    Facing the likelihood of indictment in January, former Gov. John G. Rowland ended months of resistance Thursday and pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in a deal with federal prosecutors that is expected to send him to prison. Rowland, 47, a...
  • Resignation: Rowland Remains Unapologetic

    Gov. John G. Rowland announced his resignation Monday in a defiantly upbeat speech, proclaiming his love of family and public service and ignoring the threats of impeachment and indictment. Rowland, 47, the state's 86th governor and its first to resign...
  • Enough Scandal To Go Around: Connecticut Corruption Keeps Feds Very Busy

    When former Gov. John G. Rowland was sentenced to a year in prison Friday, it underscored a sobering fact for Connecticut politicians: Federal law enforcement authorities are carting them off to penitentiaries at an unparalleled rate. ``I have said...
  • Rowland's Troubles Began Two Years Ago With Subpoena Delivered To His Office About State Contract With Tomasso

    The beginning of the end of Gov. John G. Rowland's administration came on Nov. 12, 2002, when a subpoena from federal authorities arrived at his office seeking reams of records involving his former co-chief of staff, Peter N. Ellef. Federal authorities...
  • A Second Hot Tub Emerges And The First One, Which Rowland Gave Away, Is Still Causing A Stir

    The infamous hot tub that became the symbol of ex-Gov. John G. Rowland's ethical lapses has turned out to be a gift that keeps on giving --nothing but trouble. The state Department of Public Works is looking into how one of its employees came to own...
  • Judgment Day: Prosecutors Allege New Lapses, Seek Longer Sentence For Ex-Gov. Rowland

    On the eve of John G. Rowland's scheduled sentencing, federal prosecutors Thursday made unexpected new allegations that the former governor concealed more than $416,000 in assets in hopes of winning a lighter jail term, and that he took on ethically...
  • Renovations May Not Add Up: Value Of Rowland Cottage Work May Be Higher Than Permits Show

    In the six years since he bought a vacation place in Litchfield, Gov. John G. Rowland has transformed the place from an ``almost uninhabitable'' cottage to a comfortable lakeside retreat, with a new kitchen, cathedral ceiling and waterfront hot tub....
  • Rowlands Are No Strangers To Gifts: Hawaii Trip, Other Freebies Raise Question: When Is A Little Help From Friends Too Much?

    The mercury hovered just above freezing in Connecticut for much of March 2000 -- a fine time to fly away to the sun-kissed Kohala Coast of the island of Hawaii, for a week at the spectacular oceanfront Mauna Kea Resort. It was a dream vacation for Gov....
  • His Honor, Mayor Philip A. Giordano: Vain, Power-Hungry, Sexually Obsessed And Increasingly Reckless

    To the extent that such events can be fixed in time, the moment Mayor Philip A. Giordano's obsession with sex jumped from back-alley gossip to pressing political business occurred at the end of a corny downtown Christmas pageant. Giordano backers, the...
  • Grim Day For Ganim: Convictions Portray Dark Side Of Bridgeport's Revival In 1990s

    Joseph P. Ganim, once the wildly popular mayor of Bridgeport and a leading candidate for governor, was found guilty Wednesday of collecting more than a half-million dollars in bribes and kickbacks while leading one of the poorest cities in the country. A...