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Former governor John Rowland leaves New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rowland Makes Bond Request

Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland’s attorney has outlined an appeal strategy and is asking that his client remain free while that appeal makes its way through the federal courts.


Kennedy relative Michael Skakel walks out of a Stamford, Connecticut courthouse after his murder conviction in the death of Martha Moxley was vacated last month when a judge decided he did not receive adequate representation in his 2002 trial on November 21, 2013 in Stamford, Connecticut. Skakel, who was set free on a bail of $1.2 million, was convicted of the 1975 murder of a neighbor and will now face a new trial. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Skakel Freed On Bond

No longer in handcuffs or leg shackles, Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel walked out of court Thursday into the autumn chill a free man for the first time in more than a decade, released on bail while prosecutors appeal a ruling granting him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.


Michael Skakel (Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick, Pool Photo)

Arguments Next Week On Whether Skakel May Be Released On Bond

A Superior Court A Connecticut judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments on whether he has the authority to release Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.


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Justices Rule On Bond, Foreign Fugitives

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Monday that bail companies must forfeit bonds to the state when defendants don’t show up in court, even when suspects flee to countries that refuse extradition requests and prosecutors don’t seek their return to the U.S.


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Connecticut Bond Outlook “Negative”

Moody’s Investors Service has cut its outlook on Connecticut’s general obligation bond rating to negative from stable, saying the state’s prospects are slim to replenish depleted reserves.


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Bond Commission Okays New Rail Cars

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Funding is on its way to buy 38 additional commuter rail cars in Connecticut. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy chaired his first meeting of the State Bond Commission, which approved $81.5 million […]


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Much-Postponed Bond Commission Meets

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to preside over his first meeting of the Connecticut Bond Commission, the panel that approves state borrowing.


Weather Postpones Bond Commission — For Third Time

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has yet to preside over his first meeting of the State Bond Commission. The panel approves state borrowing and is headed by the governor. It was […]


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New Rail Cars On Agenda For Postponed Bond Commission

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will finally have the opportunity to preside over his first meeting of the state Bond Commission. The panel that approves state borrowing and is headed by the […]