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  • The Feds vs. Rowland: GooooooooL

    I guess the best way to describe what happen to former Gov. John Rowland in court this past week is to put it in World Cup terms: Think of government prosecutors as Germany and Rowland's defense team as Brazil. Only it wasn't that close. Rowland...
  • Name That Viaduct! Readers Edition

    Last week it was noted that they are beginning to seriously talk about replacing the elevated I 84 viaduct in Hartford and how when the construction does begin — in a time warp still far, far away — commuters would come to envy the dead. OK,...
  • This Ain't Lionel — Time To Fix The Bridge

    This Ain't Lionel — Time To Fix The Bridge
    If we were living in the model train set of some giant kid, the Norwalk River railroad bridge would be one of his favorite pieces. It's 562 feet long, and 202 feet of that can "swing" or pivot on an axis to let boats come through. Of course, it's a two-...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes

    Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional...
  • Paying For Roads, Rail A Federal Imperative

    Washington is again playing chicken with the country's economy. This time it's not by shutting down the government, but by failing, at least at the moment, to sustain its transportation infrastructure. Federal transportation funding, which accounts...
  • How Could Rowland Do It Again?

    How Could Rowland Do It Again?
    Beware of charisma, Ralph Waldo Emerson said. If only former Gov. John G. Rowland had listened. If only the voters who elected him three times had listened. Mr. Rowland was indicted Thursday for violating federal election law in connection with two...
  • 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...
  • 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....