Lembo objects to ‘pall of secrecy’ over Dalio gift – Meriden Record-Journal

07/21/19 – By Glenn Richter Kevin Lembo seems to be a pretty even-keeled guy. No muss, no fuss. Maybe that’s why he’s the state comptroller, chief watchdog of the public Read More …

Questions remain about transparency of Dalio gift – Hartford Courant

07/21/19 – By Christopher Keating Hedge fund billionaire Raymond Dalio — famous for his corporate philosophy of open communication and “radical transparency” within the walls of his Bridgewater Associates hedge 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 …

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 …

Lembo urges Partnership for Connecticut to follow all disclosure, ethics rules – Connecticut Mirror

07/12/19 – By Keith M. Phaneuf Connecticut’s chief fiscal watchdog is calling for officials overseeing the investment of hundreds of millions of taxpayer and philanthropic dollars in low-performing public schools Read More …

How Dalio donation is used should be open to scrutiny – Journal Inquirer

07/11/19 – Editorial Connecticut has received a donation of $100 million from Barbara and Ray Dalio, Fairfield County owners of America’s largest hedge fund. (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 …

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 …

Lawmakers waived appointments to secure Dalio funds for CT schools – Connecticut Mirror

07/10/19 – By Keith M. Phaneuf When Connecticut’s partnership with Dalio Philanthropies to transform under-performing schools gets underway later this summer, legislative leaders will find themselves in an unusual role. 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 …