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John G. Rowland

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  • Six Former GOP Chairs All Endorse Linda McMahon

    In a big boost to U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and a blow to former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, six former state Republican chairmen on Thursday all endorsed McMahon. The independently wealthy McMahon doesn't need any money from the chairs, but she...
  • 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...
  • Rowland Calls For DSS Commissioner To Resign; Occhiogrosso Calls Rowland A Fraud

    Saying that “many’’ state employees may be involved in food stamp fraud, the governor’s legal counsel told all department heads Monday that they must cooperate with state investigators, as well as state and federal prosecutors....
  • Ann Moore, Rowland Aide, Dies At 57

    Ann M. Moore, a high-level aide during the administration of Republican Gov. John G. Rowland, has died at 57. Moore, known for her toughness, had waged a long battle against cancer. After holding five different positions in the Rowland administration,...
  • Malloy Calls For Funding State Pensions

    Just days after a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds, Gov.  Dannel P. Malloy  called upon the state legislature to pour more money into the state pension plan. Malloy said his actions had nothing to do with the downgrade by ...
  • Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains

    Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains
    After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year. The  Moody's  Investors Service rating agency...
  • 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...
  • 2002: WITNESS SOUGHT IN 1995 DRAGGING DEATH OF LEAH ULBICH POLICE HOPE EMERGENCY BOX CALLER STEPS FORWARD

    With her arm stuck in the door of a speeding car, Leah W. Ulbrich was being dragged to her death when a woman standing on a corner in Hartford's South End noticed the hideous spectacle and reached for an emergency call box to notify the police.    ...
  • Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway

    Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway
    Boondoggle. It's a lovely word that conjures up nightmare visions of vast sums of taxpayer money squandered by political idiots or crooks. A dictionary definition calls it "a wasteful or impractical project often involving graft." Which leads us, not...
  • 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....
  • Commissioners Told To Cooperate On Food Stamp Fraud

    Commissioners Told To Cooperate On Food Stamp Fraud
    — Saying that "many'' state employees may be involved in food stamp fraud, the governor's legal counsel told all department heads Monday that they must cooperate with state investigators, as well as state and federal prosecutors. More than $12...
  • Illinois ex-governor gets 14 year sentence - a far cry from Rowland's corruption penalty

    Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich just got 14 years in prison for his corrupt crimes in office – which is a hell of a lot more than our felonious former Gov. John G. Rowland’s modest 10-month sentence. But then Rowland never put up a U.S....