John Rowland has earned a second term — a second term behind bars. Rowland, a 57-year-old former Connecticut governor, received a 30-month sentence Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court in New Haven for conspiring to hide work he did for a failed 2012 Republican candidate for U.S. Congress, Lisa Wilson-Foley.
Janet Bond Arterton
Brian Foley gets 3 months in halfway house in Rowland case
Brian Foley, the millionaire who illegally bought the consulting services of former Gov. John G. Rowland for his wife’s congressional campaign, then became a crucial witness against Rowland to save himself and his family, was sentenced Friday to probation, a $30,000 fine and three months in a halfway house.
Outside presence of the jury, a day of drama at Rowland’s trial
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NEW HAVEN – Prosecutors and the defense wrangled through the day Tuesday over whether an Apple Rehab executive could testify about conversations in which the company’s owner, Brian Foley, denied having any deal to illegally hire former Gov. John G. Rowland as a consultant to the congressional campaign of his wife, Lisa Wilson-Foley.
Rowland case reassigned to tough sentencing judge
The political corruption case against former Gov. John G. Rowland was reassigned Friday to U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton, who last year imposed a series of significant prison sentences on conspirators in a similar case.