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John Rowland his wife Patty, and members of his legal team leave New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Rowland To Be Denied Evidence Hearing, Sentencing Date To Be Set

A federal judge has told attorneys involved in the case that she will deny former governor John Rowland’s request for a hearing on issues related to the sharing of evidence.

02/24/2015

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

Rowland Attorneys Say They Are Asking For A New Trial

Lawyers for former Governor John Rowland today filed paperwork saying they will ask for a new trial in his campaign finance case.

01/30/2015

Hartford Superior Court. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Mixed Verdict In Newton Campaign Finance Case

A Hartford Superior Court jury convicted former state senator Ernie Newton on three of the criminal counts against him.

01/16/2015

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

Partial Schedule Set In Rowland Arguments Before Sentencing

It will take at least the rest of the month to resolve legal issues that delayed former governor John Rowland’s sentencing.

01/06/2015

John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court, where he faced trial in a campaign finance case. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Prosecutors Defend Motives For Prosecuting Rowland Case

Federal prosecutors are defending their motives for prosecuting the conspiracy case against former Gov. John Rowland and former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley.

01/06/2015

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

Rowland Sentencing Delayed

Sentencing has been delayed for former governor John Rowland.

01/05/2015

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

Government Recommends Prison For Wilson-Foley

Federal prosecutors are recommending a 10-month prison sentence for a Republican former congressional candidate convicted in a scheme to hide consulting payments to ex-Gov. John Rowland.

01/02/2015

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

Feds Urge Rowland Sentence Of More Than 3 Years

Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland should spend more than three years in prison for scheming to hide payment for work on congressional political campaigns, federal prosecutors say, arguing the twice-convicted felon has demonstrated a “troubling disrespect for the law.”

12/05/2014

A ballroom at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, after Tom Foley's 2014 election night gathering ended. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Nearly $17M In Outside Cash Spent On Governor Race

With outside groups spending nearly $17 million on Connecticut’s tight governor’s race, state lawmakers are considering what can be done to reduce the influence of third party money on future state campaigns.

11/11/2014

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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

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