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John G. Rowland

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  • 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...
  • New Head Of State Police Has Background In Running Prisons

    New Head Of State Police Has Background In Running Prisons
    Dora B. Schriro, a respected lawyer who has spent most of her career running prisons in New York City, Arizona and Missouri and who has never served as a police officer, was named Monday as state police commissioner. Schriro was the only candidate...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Republicans Have Good Shot At Governor's Office, If ...

    Republicans Have Good Shot At Governor's Office, If ...
    Republicans could squander a golden opportunity to reclaim the governor's office unless they present a compelling, moderate vision to the hundreds of thousands of unaffiliated voters who will decide this year's election. Anything is possible when the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State House Republicans' Chief Of Staff Resigns Amid Investigation

    State House Republicans' Chief Of Staff Resigns Amid Investigation
    HARTFORD — State House Republicans' chief of staff George Gallo resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation into whether GOP legislative candidates were improperly directed to use a Florida direct-mail and printing company — which...
  • 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...