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John G. Rowland

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  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Greenwich Mourns Death Of Former Sen. Bennie Benvenuto; Ran Against Ned Lamont And Bill Nickerson In Three-Way 1990 State Senate Race

    Greenwich politicians are still mourning the recent death of former state Sen. Emil "Bennie'' Benvenuto, who was ostracized from the Republican Party after supporting independent Lowell P. Weicker for governor in 1990. Benvenuto was a longtime fixture in...
  • Attorney Seeks Halt To Hearings On Food Stamp Fraud

    Saying Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings on the potential firings of state employees who received food stamp benefits following Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
  • Attorney: Delay Malloy Food Stamp Hearings

    Attorney: Delay Malloy Food Stamp Hearings
    Insisting that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings for state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits after Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
  • 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,...
  • Are the State's Watchdog Agencies and Public Campaign Financing all Doomed?

    Are the State's Watchdog Agencies and Public Campaign Financing all Doomed?
    The machinations of a General Assembly session can be ugly even in the best of times. Old scores get settled with the flick of a budget keystroke; backroom deals are brokered or broken; and political resentments give birth to rat-like clauses buried in...
  • Officer Fired For Alleged Overtime Fraud Collecting $73,800 Pension

    Benjamin Quinones was fired March 24 from his high-paying state job as a lieutenant on the police force at the state mental hospital in Middletown after an internal investigation concluded that he had put in for 528 overtime hours that he didn't work. Now...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...