John Rowland

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

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

Rowland’s Pension Won’t Be Affected By Recent Conviction

Former Gov. John G. Rowland’s state pension of nearly $53,000 a year will not be affected by his second felony conviction.

09/30/2014

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

Rowland Sentencing Postponed Until January

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A federal judge has agreed to postpone the sentencing of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland until January. Rowland was convicted last week of seven counts related to his attempts to […]

09/25/2014

Elizabeth Esty (WTIC Photo/Matt Dwyer,) Mark Greenberg (WTIC Photo/Matt Dwyer)

Shadow Of Rowland Trial Over 5th District Congressional Race

The corruption trial that led to last week’s conviction of a former Connecticut governor is reverberating in the Fifth District Congressional race.

09/22/2014

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

Deliberations Begin In Rowland’s Conspiracy Trial

Deliberations have begun in the federal political corruption trial of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland.

09/18/2014

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

Rowland Case Nears End

At the federal campaign finance trial of former governor John Rowland, the courtroom doors were locked, and the judge this morning instructed jurors on how they will weigh the evidence when their deliberations begin.

09/18/2014

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

Lisa Wilson-Foley, 2012 campaign (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

‘Vice Inch Nailed Me’

Autocorrect rears its head at the campaign finance trial of former governor John Rowland.

09/11/2014

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