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  • Rowland's Character Not 'Exemplary'

    Rowland's Character Not 'Exemplary'
    The man has no shame. Former Gov. John G. Rowland, convicted — again — on federal criminal charges, filed a long plea for leniency late last week, saying the sentence he faces of three years or more is unjustifiably harsh. His defense team...
  • Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders

    Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders
    NEW HAVEN — Ridership this year on Shore Line East appears on course to meet or exceed 2013's levels, and the state intends to continue recent service expansions through 2015. With extra trains for the midsummer Sailfest in New London, Shore...
  • Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax

    Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax
    It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July. The parks were collateral damage in an epic struggle between Gov. Lowell P. Weicker and the...
  • It's Messy When The State's Labor-Relations 'Terminator' Gets The Ax

    It's Messy When The State's Labor-Relations 'Terminator' Gets The Ax
    One of Linda J. Yelmini's jobs as the state's longtime director of labor relations has been to discipline or fire public employees charged with misconduct. She's able to quote personnel statutes like most people can recite the Pledge of Allegiance, and...
  • Esty Has Earned Re-Election In 5th District

    Esty Has Earned Re-Election In 5th District
    Elizabeth Esty was in the right place at the right time. In early 2012, she was challenging House Speaker Christopher Donovan for the Democratic nomination for the 5th Congressional District seat. Mr. Donovan was better known and was attracting more money...
  • If Only They Hadn't Lied ...

    After being discharged from prison, John Rowland did the right thing as he had a family to look after. Having been a part of the political scene for years, he believed that he could offer sage advice to those seeking political office. He sought out Lisa...
  • With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked

    With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked
    With former Gov. John G. Rowland in legal limbo, stuck between conviction in September on campaign fraud charges and a January sentencing date, interest has shifted to his last employer, local radio powerhouse WTIC-AM, where license renewal has been...
  • Letter To Sentencing Judge Supporting John Rowland

    Letter To Sentencing Judge Supporting John Rowland
    I've been working on my John Rowland letter. As you know, our former governor was convicted last month on seven criminal counts related to a scheme to circumvent election laws. This makes Rowland a two-time loser, and legal experts are saying he could...
  • Rowland Should Write Pledge 100 Times

    As Jon Lender reported in a recent column, John Rowland is requesting help from the public to deter a harsh sentence from being imposed by Judge Janet Bond Arterton [Oct. 12, Sunday CT, "Rowland Lawyers Request Letters"]. The thought is that this may...
  • Follow The Election Money? If Only We Could

    Follow The Election Money? If Only We Could
    One of the must-reads of this week was an interview, on the often interesting Waterbury Observer blog, with a juror in the trial of John G. Rowland. The juror, Bob McCormack, was a high school classmate of Rowland. He went into the trial thinking the...
  • Democrats Send Controversial Pro-Malloy Mailing Without Waiting For Feds' Opinion

    The state Democratic Party Wednesday went ahead with its plan to pay for a mass mailing to promote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election with money raised for federal congressional campaigns — even though state regulators have denounced the plan and...