Lack of transparency, not politics, led to demise of Partnership for Connecticut – Connecticut Mirror

05/27/2020 – By Mike Savino Ray Dalio took to Twitter over the weekend, doubling down on his stance that the Partnership for Connecticut ended because of a “dysfunction and damage Read More …

Keep public service public – Waterbury Republican-American

05/23/2020 – Editorial The big Connecticut news story this week was the collapse of state government’s education-oriented collaboration with Westport-based Dalio Philanthropies. Gov. Ned Lamont, a backer of the collaboration Read More …

Education slush fund dies of accountability – Journal Inquirer

05/23/2020 – By Chris Powell Begun in secrecy, deception, and arrogance a year ago, the Partnership for Connecticut died the same way this week. Its tombstone should read: Let’s not Read More …

Lamont and his party don’t see eye-to-eye on secrecy rules for partnerships with private sector – The CT Mirror

05/20/2020 – By Keith M. Phaneuf As Connecticut’s education partnership with Dalio Philanthropies evaporated Tuesday, an aggrieved Gov. Ned Lamont insisted his administration wasn’t done teaming with talented individuals from Read More …

Dalios pull out of state education partnership, attack Republican reps – Connecticut Post

05/19/2020 – By Kaitlyn Krasselt Barbara and Ray Dalio are exiting the Partnership for Connecticut, ending the arrangement that was touted in 2019 as a unique way to reach troubled Read More …

Turmoil at Dalio education partnership – Hartford Courant

05/13/2020 – By Jon Lender There is already big trouble at the high-profile education partnership that Gov. Ned Lamont and legislators have entered into in the past year with hedge 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 …

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 …

Letter to the Editor: Lamont pledged to uphold FOI Act but didn’t – Hartford Courant

06/14/19 – By Michele Jacklin During the 2018 gubernatorial campaign, candidate Ned Lamont signed a pledge vowing that he would uphold the state’s groundbreaking, 44-year-old Freedom of Information Act. The Read More …