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John Rowland

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  • Nobody Stopped John Rowland

    Nobody Stopped John Rowland
    I hear lately from many people about John Rowland. Everybody asks the same question, one posed in a recent Courant editorial: How could he? For some the question is rhetorical. Others want actual answers. But there are none, or none that satisfy. So...
  • Rowland's Lawyers Split The Hairs Of Split Hairs

    During the two horrific weeks I spent in law school, I vaguely remember someone saying something along the lines of when you don't have the evidence on your side you argue the law, and when you don't have the law on your side you argue the evidence....
  • Modest Changes Needed In Child Advocate System

    From Supreme Court Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers on down, almost everyone thinks there is room for improvement in the guardian ad litem process the family courts use in contested divorce cases. Some are angrily calling for radical reform. The need,...
  • Monopoly On Corruption

    Monopoly On Corruption
    What is it about John Rowland that makes him think he won’t be caught? He’s been vilified as a crook, resigned the governor’s office in disgrace, spent 10 months in federal prison, claims he’s found religion and is given a fairly...
  • Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid

    Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid
    The first shoe fell Monday in the long-running federal investigation of a consulting deal involving former Gov. John G. Rowland. Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that Mr....
  • Should WTIC can John Rowland?

    Should WTIC can John Rowland?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Former Gov. John Rowland is in hot soup again. He had stepped down as governor in 2004 and spent time in prison for political corruption -- selling his office for trips,...
  • In Retrospect, Just Rowland Being Rowland

    John Rowland on WTIC radio was like a colony of monkeys living on the surface of the sun. It never should have been tried in the first place, and now that it's over, there's not much to say. To believe this was going to work you had to look at this...
  • Rowland — Now Called 'Co-Conspirator' — Told Judge In 2005 He Hoped To 'Serve Others'

     Rowland — Now Called 'Co-Conspirator' — Told Judge In 2005 He Hoped To 'Serve Others'
    On March 18, 2005, ex-Gov. John G. Rowland stood before a federal judge who in a moment would sentence him for corruption and spoke of his desire to redeem himself and serve others, as he did in the past. "I began my life in politics as someone who...
  • In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host

     In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host
    HARTFORD — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, identified Monday in federal court as a co-conspirator in an alleged campaign financing scheme, announced Thursday that he was leaving as WTIC-AM's afternoon talk-show host. "Today will be my last show as...
  • Rowland Maintains Radio Silence On Claim He Was 'Co-Conspirator'

    Rowland Maintains Radio Silence On Claim He Was 'Co-Conspirator'
    HARTFORD — A day after former Gov. John G. Rowland was named in federal court as an alleged co-conspirator in a campaign-financing scheme, he returned to the microphone Tuesday afternoon for his WTIC-AM talk show — but he was mum on the...
  • Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland

    Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland
    HARTFORD — Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that they used a sham consulting contract with former Gov. John G. Rowland to pay him for secret political assistance to...