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.”
The corruption trial that led to last week’s conviction of a former Connecticut governor is reverberating in the Fifth District Congressional race.
Deliberations have begun in the federal political corruption trial of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland.
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.
Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District race is once again expected to be pricey.
Republican Mark Greenberg has entered the race for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District, eight months after losing the GOP primary for the same seat.
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.