Courant: The state’s most powerful Democrats want to conduct public business in private – Hartford Courant

11/03/19 – Editorial You want to pick a school for your children but the state wavers on telling you how many of their classmates are vaccinated for measles. A teenager Read More …

Aresimowicz confirms education ‘partnership’ aims to erase democracy – Journal Inquirer

10/30/19 – By Chris Powell Governor Lamont and other Democrats at the state Capitol have been straining to provide an explanation for why the new state educational grant agency, the Read More …

Officials disagree on how much transparency is needed in education partnership – Connecticut Mirror

10/23/19 – By Keith Phaneuf Connecticut officials with the new public-private partnership to aid at-risk students universally insist they must build public trust in a venture exempt from disclosure rules. Read More …

CT Viewpoints: There’s nothing radical about transparency – Connecticut Mirror

10/22/19 – By Bob Stefanowski How did Ray Dalio build one of the world’s largest hedge funds and become the 58th richest person in America? By following a set of Read More …

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)