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John G. Rowland

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rowland Maintains Radio Silence On Claim He Was 'Co-Conspirator'

    Rowland Maintains Radio Silence On Claim He Was 'Co-Conspirator'
    HARTFORD — A day after former Gov. John G. Rowland was named in federal court as an alleged co-conspirator in a campaign-financing scheme, he returned to the microphone Tuesday afternoon for his WTIC-AM talk show — but he was mum on the...
  • Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland

    Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland
    HARTFORD — Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that they used a sham consulting contract with former Gov. John G. Rowland to pay him for secret political assistance to...
  • 'Love the Gov.' — Indictment Recounts Rowland's Emailed Sales Pitches

     'Love the Gov.' — Indictment Recounts Rowland's Emailed Sales Pitches
    "Love the Gov." That's how ex-Gov. John G. Rowland signed an email to Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg on Oct. 23, 2009 — in the first of several messages that prosecutors say he sent over seven months in hopes of becoming a...
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
  • Priorities For The Legislature's Short Session

    Priorities For The Legislature's Short Session
    The General Assembly begins its short session Wednesday. But even if the calendar squeeze and electoral politics get in the way, there is still important legislative work to do. Sessions in even-numbered years are two months shorter than those in odd-...
  • Hold The Rebate Checks — Pay Down Debt Instead

    If Connecticut weren't deeply in debt, we'd be fine with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sending everyone a check. Who doesn't like a little extra money? But since the state is staring into a fiscal abyss, we'd rather the money be used to pay off debts or improve...
  • Another Capitol Scandal In The Making

    Now what? Just as the dust was settling on the last scandal involving the General Assembly, it looks as if we have another one in the making. Earlier this month, the federal investigation into the fundraising scandal surrounding former state House...
  • State DOT Must Take Stronger Hand With Metro-North

    State DOT Must Take Stronger Hand With Metro-North
    It's been a rough year for Metro-North, which operates the commuter rail service between Connecticut and New York's Grand Central Station. First derailments, power failures and other accidents raised questions about the railroad's safety and its...
  • 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...