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John Rowland

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  • A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money

    A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money
    Last week, a jury found former Gov. John Rowland guilty of violating campaign finance laws. Yet, the example of Rowland breaking the law is not the greatest problem facing our democracy. The influence of big money is. To be a serious candidate for many...
  • Foley Ducks Responsibility

    A great literary device is foreshadowing. A not-so-great literary device is plagiarism. In the article, "Foley: 'Sloppy Staff Work' To Blame" [Sept. 23, Connecticut], we are possibly allowed some insight into what Tom Foley might be like as governor: "It'...
  • McKinney Wrong On Deputy Wardens

    I worked for the state of Connecticut for 39 years, starting as a correction officer and retiring as the commissioner of the Department of Correction, appointed by Gov. M. Jodi Rell and reappointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. I was taken aback reading a...
  • Next Plan For Old Bristol Mall Site: Food Festival

    Next Plan For Old Bristol Mall Site: Food Festival
    BRISTOL — Bristol Rising, a creation of the company that's trying to jump-start the downtown revitalization, has announced another in its series of community events: A Bristol-centered food festival in early September. Privately, some city...
  • Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!

    Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!
    There are few things in this world more exciting than breaking news in the newsroom, so when the word came in that former governor and now twice convicted felon John Rowland was found guilty on all counts, it was electric. Over the years we’ve had...
  • A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?

    A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?
    How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison? How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...
  • Malloy Has Done Much On Jobs Front

    A recent poll suggests that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has not done enough to create jobs. Here are some facts. Connecticut has had the worst job creation record out of all 50 states since the mid 1990s. Govs. John Rowland and M. Jodi Rell served from 1995...
  • Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign

     Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign
    NEW HAVEN – Another young aide testified Wednesday that he became so distressed when Lisa Wilson-Foley confided she was adding former Gov. John Rowland to her campaign staff that he dashed off a frantic email to a colleague — while driving the...
  • I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed

    I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed
    When my big scandal hits — it involves Victorian steampunk goggles, steroids and payments laundered through the Cape Verde National Brass Choir — I may hire Reid Weingarten as my defense counsel. Weingarten is this good: He made me feel a...
  • Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign

    Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign
    NEW HAVEN — A top aide to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley testified on Thursday that Wilson-Foley's 2012 campaign was thrown into disarray and eventually collapsed when she was forced to disclose that former Gov. John Rowland was working...
  • Nursing Home Execs Testify Rowland Had No Role In Company

    Nursing Home Execs Testify Rowland Had No Role In Company
    NEW HAVEN — A top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Friday that she was stunned when she took a frantic after-hours call from her boss two years ago asking her to sign off on a corporate statement that former Gov. John...