A Federal Communications Commission official says the agency won’t be investigating a complaint raising questions about former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland’s work on a congressional campaign while he continued hosting a radio show.
Federal investigations are casting shadows over two candidates’ campaigns in the closely watched 5th Congressional District, an unusual development for a single race in a state dubbed “Corrupticut” after an earlier outbreak of scandals.
Republicans from northwestern Connecticut endorsed state Sen. Andrew Roraback on Friday as their candidate to run in state’s hotly contested 5th Congressional District race.
Former Gov. John G. Rowland has stepped down as a volunteer to Republican Lisa Wilson-Foley’s congressional campaign.
A congressional candidate said Wednesday former Gov. John G. Rowland was paid $5,000 per month to work as a consultant to her husband’s company, a disclosure that came in response to sharp criticism from an opponent.