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John G. Rowland

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  • In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host

     In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host
    HARTFORD — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, identified Monday in federal court as a co-conspirator in an alleged campaign financing scheme, announced Thursday that he was leaving as WTIC-AM's afternoon talk-show host. "Today will be my last show as...
  • Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy

     Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy
    When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
  • Need A Job? See Don And Dan

    Need A Job? See Don And Dan
    Democrat Tim O'Brien had the skids greased for him when he went on a quick and successful job search after losing his bid for re-election as New Britain mayor last November. Other job seekers should be so lucky. Or have such well-placed friends. As...
  • Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science

     Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science
    Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks. Virtually a one-man operation with a...
  • Tax Rebate: If It Looks Like A Duck ...

    On the face of it, it seems reasonable to let taxpayers taste the honey of good times — by, for example, returning extra tax money they had to pony up to balance the budget when times were bad. That's what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to do with...
  • Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean

    Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean
    There is madness abroad in the land. Martha Dean is running for the Republican nomination for governor. Dean is the doyenne of guns who, in January 2013, signaled her agreement with an insane theory that the Sandy Hook slaughter of 20 children and six...
  • Malloy's Judge Nominees: A Partisan Imbalance

    Last Friday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 16 attorneys to fill vacancies on the Superior Court bench and two judges to serve on the Appellate Court. None of these nominees is Republican, according to the state's Voter Registration Lookup site. One...
  • The Conscience Of The Courant

    The Conscience Of The Courant
    All weekend, tributes flowed in: "a great man," "brilliant," "a gentleman and a scholar," "a man of great principle." Those who worked closely with him added: "a first-class human being," "a great boss" and "a very kind man devoted to the causes of...
  • Tangled Deceit Will Cost Rowland — Again

    Nursing home magnates Brian Foley and Lisa Wilson-Foley caught a nasty case of affluenza in politics. The wealthy couple spread some of their fortune around in places it shouldn't have gone. That brought them to a federal courtroom last week to plead...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • How Could Rowland Do It Again?

    How Could Rowland Do It Again?
    Beware of charisma, Ralph Waldo Emerson said. If only former Gov. John G. Rowland had listened. If only the voters who elected him three times had listened. Mr. Rowland was indicted Thursday for violating federal election law in connection with two...
  • Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes

    Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional...