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John G. Rowland

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  • Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track

    Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track
    Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators. But this year's bill —...
  • April 18, 1999: UConns 1999 Championship Celebrated With A Parade In Hartford

    Tens of thousands of cheering fans gave the University of Connecticut men's basketball team a group hug Saturday during a victory parade through downtown Hartford. A tidal wave of applause erupted along the parade route when a flatbed trailer carrying...
  • Ticket Effort Starts; Saving Whalers The Goal

    A Hartford Whalers season ticket sales campaign has become a referendum on the team's future and began Tuesday with a difficult request: Forget the candidate's record. Gov. John G. Rowland and Lt. Gov. Jodi Rell brought corporate leaders -- and, in a...
  • Whalers Will Leave Hartford, Sources Say. Announcement Expected Today; Team To Pay State $5 Million

    Wednesday, March 26, 1997 WHALERS WILL LEAVE HARTFORD, SOURCES SAY ANNOUNCEMENT EXPECTED TODAY; TEAM TO PAY STATE $5 MILLION By Christopher Keating, Mike Swift and Michael Arace The Hartford Whalers rejected the Rowland administration's final offer...
  • The Hartford Whalers Historical Timeline

    November 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes. January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...
  • Decoding The Signs, Averting The Horror

    The pattern is familiar: Someone goes on a shooting rampage in the workplace, and experts in mental health, law enforcement and the media struggle to find lessons in the aftermath. That's what happened after four employees were shot to death at the...
  • Developer Gets 6 Years In Shelton Corruption Case

    A Shelton developer was sentenced Friday to six years in prison in a federal corruption case that tarnished the political reputation of popular 10-term Republican Mayor Mark Lauretti. Developer James Botti was accused of hiding large sums of cash and...
  • Connecticut Union Members Vote Down a $1.6 Billion Concessions Plan

    Connecticut Union Members Vote Down a $1.6 Billion Concessions Plan
    It's been interesting, in a sort of train-wreck-aftermath sort of way, to watch the two PR guys for Connecticut state employee unions trying to find some explanation for the death of the state concessions deal that doesn't involve the arrogance and...
  • Is the CRRA's Garbage-Burning Plant Contributing to Hartford's Alarmingly High Rate of Childhood Asthma?

    Is the CRRA's Garbage-Burning Plant Contributing to Hartford's Alarmingly High Rate of Childhood Asthma?
    It was once considered a brilliant, environmentally friendly solution to a disgusting and ever-growing Connecticut problem. Three decades later, the quasi-state agency created to turn our trash into energy has a reputation pockmarked by mismanagement,...
  • It's Been An Honor

    The plan was to stay a year and then move on to a bigger paper in a bigger city somewhere. That was 17 years ago. I didn't know it then, but I didn't stand a chance. The Courant, and Hartford, did what it does to so many of us. It got under my skin....
  • House Speaker Chris Donovan, Former Gov. John Rowland On "The Real Story'' On Sunday Morning With Host Laurie Perez On FOX CT

    Two well-known politicians will be among the guests this Sunday on "The Real Story'' on FOX CT. State House Speaker Christopher Donovan will be speaking about his run for Congress in the 5th District, which stretches from his hometown of Meriden to...
  • Connecticut's rehabbed ex-con politicians: Wouldn't you rather they just went away?

    Connecticut's rehabbed ex-con politicians: Wouldn't you rather they just went away?
    Connecticut hasn’t done very well at some stuff lately (think job creation or restoring storm-downed power lines), but we’ve definitely got a talent for rehabbing ex-con politicians. First it was our felonious former governor, John G....