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John G. Rowland

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  • No Secrecy For Connecticut Tax Evaders

    Whatever happened to Bob Matthews? That's what Connecticut taxpayers ought to be asking about the former New Haven businessman who, in 2010, appeared on a list of the state's biggest tax delinquents. At that time, Robert V. Matthews was said to have...
  • State's New FBI Head Apologizes For News Release Wrongly Crediting Her For Rowland Probe

    The new agent in charge of FBI operations in Connecticut has apologized and issued an unusual clarification of a Sept. 23 FBI news release, which appeared to credit her for a key role that she never played in the investigation and conviction of former...
  • Public Campaign Finance Good For Hartford

    Hartford voters can change city politics for generations on Tuesday, Election Day, by voting yes on the charter revision question seeking municipal public campaign financing. Adopting Question 2 — approved by the Charter Revision Commission and...
  • Is Connecticut Writing Off Big-Time Tax Delinquents?

    Is Connecticut Writing Off Big-Time Tax Delinquents?
    Connecticut officials routinely publish an annual list of this state's top tax dodgers. And for several years, the name of a high-flying developer and controversial buddy of our felonious ex-Gov. John G. Rowland appeared regularly at or near the top of...
  • Recalling A Hot Tub On A Trail Of Corruption

    We can't remind ourselves too often of what the powerful will do to sustain themselves in office when caught abusing their public trust. We mark the 10th anniversary of a remarkable saga in Connecticut politics. A decade ago last week, former Gov. John G....
  • The State Is Digging Out Of Its Hole

    Connecticut's recovery from the economic recession is still painfully slow. The state's unemployment rate is above the national average at 8.1 percent. Residents' personal income growth declined 1.7 percent in the first quarter of the year, trailing all...
  • Waterbury-Oxford Airport Gets Some More State Help, Hopefully Without the Taint of Scandal

    Waterbury-Oxford Airport Gets Some More State Help, Hopefully Without the Taint of Scandal
    The Waterbury-Oxford Airport and the businesses there are getting some sweet state support, and we can only hope that this time around there's no hint of scandal attached. Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Monday that the airport will be designated an...
  • Nora Dannehy Brought Down The Crooks

    Fifteen years ago, corrupt officials at the highest levels of state government were perverting their public trust for personal gain. That dark time, however, coincided with a golden age of federal corruption in Connecticut. Felons and the just did battle;...
  • All Governor Candidates Should Release Tax Returns

    All Governor Candidates Should Release Tax Returns
    While taking an unsubstantiated whack at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's ethics on a Sunday public affairs show this week, Republican Tom Foley demanded that Mr. Malloy release his federal tax returns. That's a good suggestion, but it doesn't go far enough. Mr....
  • Laws Pushed Through By Connecticut's Democrats Might Create a Flood of "Dark Money" Into Future Elections

    Laws Pushed Through By Connecticut's Democrats Might Create a Flood of "Dark Money" Into Future Elections
    "Dark Money." It sounds like something Lord Voldemort would use if he was looking to bounce Harry Potter from office, but it's the sort of cash magic that could end up making Connecticut's state and local political parties relevant again. Local and...
  • Gun Board Member Charts Own Path

    Gun Board Member Charts Own Path
    In March of 2007, a 61-year-old West Hartford man sought to renew the pistol permit he had held for 25 years. But he balked when state police asked him to produce a birth certificate or passport as proof of citizenship — an enhanced requirement...
  • For Three Governors, Civility And Brutal Competition

    For Three Governors, Civility And Brutal Competition
    Three governors crisscrossed the state Monday, all looking to bolster their business strength, and no, there won't be a punch line here — other than the knockout that Texas Gov. Rick Perry and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard are trying to...