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John G. Rowland

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  • Trying To See Things John Rowland's Way

    Trying To See Things John Rowland's Way
    Rowland 770096 Virtual Reality Goggles — 50mm Eye Cup. List Price: $18.99. Amazon Price: $16.99. Ideal for seeing the world the way it looks to former Gov. John G. Rowland. Not appropriate for welding or swimming. OK, I've got them on. Why am...
  • Rowland Trial Delves Into The Dark Side

    Rowland Trial Delves Into The Dark Side
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland's trial on violating campaign finance laws began Wednesday in New Haven with a shocking revelation. In 2010, Rowland allegedly tried to shake down Republican congressional hopeful Mark Greenberg for $790,000 in secret...
  • Case Dismissed, Even Though It's Likely You're Guilty — Ethics Agency Played It Both Ways

    The Office of State Ethics has been having it both ways for years, when it comes to investigating suspected violations of ethics laws by public officials: At times it has sent a suspected violator a letter that says the case is being dismissed even though...
  • Agency Postpones Decision On Whether NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising Violated Law

     Agency Postpones Decision On Whether NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising Violated Law
    The State Elections Enforcement Commission failed to reach a decision Tuesday on whether Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas J. May violated state law last year when he asked about 50 company managers to contribute money to help Democratic Gov. Dannel P....
  • State Commissioner's Cuba Trip Was Authorized On False Pretenses, Probe Concludes

    State Workers' Compensation Commissioner Stephen B. Delaney and his wife last year joined a delegation from Westfield State University on a trip to Cuba in apparent violation of federal travel restrictions related to U.S. economic sanctions, according...
  • Key Decision Nears In Probe Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising

     Key Decision Nears In Probe Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising
    Arguably the biggest "pay-to-play" controversy of the current gubernatorial campaign detonated last Dec. 4 with The Courant's revelation that Northeast Utilities Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. May, had asked about 50 company managers to contribute...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • GOP Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up

    GOP Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up
    HARTFORD — For weeks, Republican gubernatorial hopeful John McKinney has scolded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for having "raided nearly $190 million" from a major transportation fund to shore up holes in the state budget. In public campaign events,...
  • Jim Shea: I-84 Project Needs Catchy Name

    It's not too early to start being afraid. They are beginning to talk seriously about replacing the I-84 viaduct in Hartford, you know the raised highway near Aetna where traffic flow goes to die. Construction is still years away, but once it begins...
  • Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford
    Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had done a year earlier, King T. Hayes journeyed north from Georgia in the summers of 1945 and 1946 as a student to earn money working in the tobacco fields in Simsbury. And like King, Hayes was struck by the comparative...
  • 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...
  • 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...