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John Rowland: Story Archive

  • Guilty: Former Governor Enters Plea, Ends Long Struggle

    Facing the likelihood of indictment in January, former Gov. John G. Rowland ended months of resistance Thursday and pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in a deal with federal prosecutors that is expected to send him to prison. Rowland, 47, a shining prospect in national Republican politics...

  • Judgment Day: Prosecutors Allege New Lapses, Seek Longer Sentence For Ex-Gov. Rowland

    On the eve of John G. Rowland's scheduled sentencing, federal prosecutors Thursday made unexpected new allegations that the former governor concealed more than $416,000 in assets in hopes of winning a lighter jail term, and that he took on ethically questionable consulting contracts after being...

  • Enough Scandal To Go Around: Connecticut Corruption Keeps Feds Very Busy

    When former Gov. John G. Rowland was sentenced to a year in prison Friday, it underscored a sobering fact for Connecticut politicians: Federal law enforcement authorities are carting them off to penitentiaries at an unparalleled rate. ``I have said before that if things keep going the way they...