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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

John Rowland

Judge Rejects Rowland’s Request To Dismiss Charges

A judge has denied a request by former Gov. John G. Rowland to dismiss federal charges that accused him of trying to create secret consultant roles with two congressional campaigns.

07/08/2014

Governor John Rowland, 2004 (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Feds Oppose Rowland Effort To Dismiss Charges

Federal prosecutors are objecting to an effort by former Connecticut Gov. John R.Rowland seeking the dismissal of charges that he tried to create secret consultant roles with two congressional campaigns.

06/17/2014

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

Tobacco Shop Owner Draws 6 Months in Donovan Case

A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury has been sentenced to six months in prison for his role in a campaign financing scheme involving former state House Speaker Chris Donovan’s failed 2012 congressional campaign.

01/08/2014

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Campaign Finance Rally In Hartford

A coalition of labor, environmental, and student groups turned out today in Hartford for a rally on the financing of political campaigns. Currently, there’s a $123,000 cap on donations to campaigns, parties or PACs during […]

10/08/2013

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

Prison For Smoke Shop Owners In Campaign Scheme

A former police detective who co-owned a smoke shop was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for his participation in a scheme to direct illegal campaign contributions to the failed congressional campaign of former state House Speaker Christopher Donovan.

09/04/2013

Robert Braddock, Jr. outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

38 Month Sentence For Fundraiser In Campaign Finance Scheme

A former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan has been sentenced to more than three years in prison in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign last year.

08/27/2013

Robert Braddock, Jr., left, outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. His attorney Frank Riccio the Second is at right. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Trial Of Ex-Donovan Aide Starting Monday

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A trial is scheduled to start for a former aide to Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan charged in an alleged campaign finance scheme. Robert Braddock Jr.’s trial starts Monday in […]

05/13/2013

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

Donovan Campaign Manager Pleads Guilty

Two of eight people charged in connection with illegal contributions made to the failed congressional campaign of former state House Speaker Christopher Donovan today pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges.

04/12/2013

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

Middlebury Man Pleads Guilty In Donovan Campaign Case

A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury has pleaded guilty for his role in an alleged campaign financing plot surrounding former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s one-time congressional campaign.

01/23/2013

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