Former Gov. John Rowland indicted on corruption charges
Former Gov. John Rowland pleaded not guilty in New Haven Federal Court today after being indicted by federal prosecutors in an alleged campaign consulting scheme.
Prosecutors claim Rowland was involved in schemes to hide his salary as a political consultant for two congressional campaigns, one in 2010 and one in 2012. The seven-count indictment carries a total maximum prison term of 57 years.