Reporter was kicked out of bill signing, and Lamont needs a refresher on transparency – Hartford Courant

07/19/19 – Editorial The governor signing a bill at the state Capitol — that is, the people’s designated chief executive doing the people’s business in the people’s house — should, Read More …

Partnership for Connecticut: Block quest for secrecy – Waterbury Republican-American

07/15/19 – Editorial Our July 10 editorial highlighted the flawed oversight of a joint effort by Connecticut government and Dalio Philanthropies, which is intended to improve public education in the Read More …

New Connecticut laws will increase government transparency – Connecticut Post

07/14/19 – By Ken Dixon A new state law nestled deep in the $43 billion budget legislation will increase government accountability by allowing state watchdogs — and taxpayers — to Read More …

Governor Lamont, Make the Dalio Commission Transparent – Hartford Courant

07/14/19 – Editorial Gov. Ned Lamont needs to restore a spirit of transparency to Connecticut government, and he can start by fixing the curious arrangement that allows the newly formed Read More …

No heroes, only villains for Connecticut’s right to know – Journal Inquirer

07/10/19 – By Chris Powell At its annual meeting the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information usually presents an award to a public official who has performed outstanding service to Read More …

Defenders of open government and FOI law in Connecticut fear the public’s right to know is being stifled – Waterbury Republican-American

07/07/19 – By Gabriella DeBenedictis Open government proponents in Connecticut, citing major new barriers to access public records, are concerned that state and local politicians have weakened the Freedom of Read More …

Lamont wants criminal justice information compiled, made public – The Day

02/25/19 – By Karen Florin The state is poised, after more than a decade of effort and the expenditure of approximately $55 million, to fully implement a Connecticut Information Sharing Read More …