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GOP Legislators Accuse Dems Of Misusing Campaign Money

Republican legislative leaders are accusing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democrats of trying to circumvent Connecticut’s campaign finance laws and spend restricted contributions from state contractors.

10/07/2014

Former governor John Rowland and his wife leave New Haven Federal Court after the conclusion of testimony in his campaign finance trial. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Closing Arguments Set In Rowland Trial

A jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments in the federal trial of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who is accused of conspiring to be paid for work on two political campaigns while disguising those payments in business deals.

09/18/2014

Former governor John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court with his wife Patty. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Nature Of Rowland Work At Issue In Trial

John Rowland’s defense team today is trying to establish that the former governor did real consulting work at a nursing home company, and therefore was not illegally paid for secret work on a congressional campaign.

09/16/2014

Former governor John Rowland and supporters outside New Haven Federal Court. (Rosemarie Chandler/WTIC Photo)

Rowland Unlikely To Testify

At the end of the day, a defense lawyer indicated to the judge that only one additional witness may be called, and that witness is a former Apple Rehab chief financial officer.

09/15/2014

Former governor John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court. (Rosemarie Chandler/WTIC Photo)

Campaigners Disturbed By Rowland Arrangement

There was testimony that John Rowland used his radio show to talk up Lisa Wilson-Foley’s positions on political issues while allegedly getting paid for work on her campaign.

09/10/2014

Former governor John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court. (Rosemarie Chandler/WTIC Photo)

Campaigners Disturbed By Rowland Arrangement

There was testimony that John Rowland used his radio show to talk up Lisa Wilson-Foley’s positions on political issues while allegedly getting paid for work on her campaign.

09/10/2014

Brian Foley outside New Haven Federal Court during the trial of former governor John Rowland. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Candidate’s Husband: I Hid Rowland Campaign Work

A key federal witness, nursing home magnate Brian Foley, continued his testimony Monday at the campaign finance trial of former Governor John Rowland.

09/08/2014

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Prosecutors Accidentally Give Rowland Defense Private Messages

In a court filing, federal prosecutors say they accidentally gave John Rowland’s defense team copies of private communications between a potential prosecution witness, and the witness’ lawyers.

08/29/2014

John Rowland , his wife Patty, and attorneys outside New Haven Federal Court, where he faces charges in a campaign finance case. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Jury Selection Underway in Rowland Case

Rowland’s defense attorney said he expects that whether the former governor actually did work under a contract for Apple Rehab will be a major part of the trial.

08/05/2014

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Connecticut to Dole Out Record Campaign Funding

Connecticut’s voluntary public campaign funding program is on pace to dole out a record $35 million in an election marked by a crowded field of statewide candidates who have qualified for the grants.

07/13/2014

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