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Rowland’s violation of union rights to cost state millions

Former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife Patty arriving at the U.S. Courthouse in New Haven for Rowland's sentencing Wednesday.

Nearly 11 years after John G. Rowland’s resignation, Connecticut is being asked to accept a multi-million-dollar settlement of damages arising from the former Republican governor’s layoffs of more than 2,000 unionized state employees, an act deemed illegal by a federal appeals court. Continue Reading →

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Risking second guessing, Jepsen opens negotiations in union case against Rowland


Attorney General George Jepsen’s decision Monday to withdraw his U.S. Supreme Court appeal and accept an invitation to open settlement negotiations with state employee unions over their claim for damages against former Gov. John G. Rowland won immediate praise from the public-sector unions that have been cool if not critical toward the first-term Democrat. Continue Reading →

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