Removing crook’s portrait isn’t enough accountability – Journal Inquirer

07/24/19 – By Chris Powell Off and on for at least 20 years this column has been chiding the state Senate’s Democrats to remove from their caucus room’s portrait gallery Read More …

Outrage warranted over Dalio gift agency’s secrecy – Waterbury Republican-American

07/10/19 – From the Waterbury Republican-American In April, Gov. Ned Lamont and hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio announced Connecticut government and Dalio Philanthropies had initiated a partnership to improve public education Read More …

Former police chief Matthew Reed has his dream job as an attorney for the Freedom of Information Commission – Waterbury Republican-American

07/07/19 – By Gabriella DeBenedictis HARTFORD — Matthew Reed sits below a giant poster of the Constitution in his office at the state Freedom of Information Commission in Hartford. Relics Read More …

State investigation into prison birth drags into 17th month – The CT Mirror

07/03/19 – By Jenna Carlesso and Kelan Lyons Sixteen months after a woman gave birth on the toilet in her locked prison cell, the state Department of Correction has yet Read More …

Editorial: Police secrecy bill should be defeated – The Litchfield County Times

03/13/19 – By Hearst Connecticut Media Group Editorial Board The public does not need more secrecy from police. If anything, there should be less. (Read More)

Seized evidence should not be kept secret – Connecticut Mirror

03/11/19 – By Michael Savino The Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information advocates, on behalf of the news media and other open government advocates, to preserve the public’s right to Read More …

Transparency helps public understand actions of police – Meriden Record-Journal

03/08/19 – Editorial A proposed bill seeking an exemption from state Freedom of Information laws would greatly hinder the public’s right to know. In the interests of transparency it should Read More …

Police Secrecy Bill Should Be Defeated – Danbury News-Times

03/06/19 – By Hearst Connecticut Media Group Editorial Board The public does not need more secrecy from police. If anything, there should be less. (Read More)    

What Should Remain Public Information In Criminal Investigations? – CTNewsJunkie.com

03/07/19 – By Jack Kramer HARTFORD, CT — Whether the public should have access to all evidence seized in a criminal investigation was the subject of a Judiciary Committee public Read More …

Bill would expand police secrecy – CTPost

03/06/19 – By Ken Dixon HARTFORD — A battle broke out Wednesday between law enforcement officials who want to expand their secrecy protections and those promoting the public’s right to Read More …