January 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2015 8:00am
January 14, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 14, 2015 1:02pm
The public notoriety of a multiple murderer justifies the release of her medical records more than 50 years after her death, a lawyer for the Freedom of Information Commission argued Wednesday before the state Supreme Court.
Tags: freedom of information
January 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2015 3:00pm
January 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 5:29am
It wasn’t the recent boost in salary for the University of Connecticut’s president that prompted state Rep. Gail Lavielle to propose legislation to require more transparency from the University of Connecticut Foundation.
December 24, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 24, 2014 5:30am
With the 2014 election in the rearview mirror, the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee in the coming session will look to address some of the issues raised during this year’s campaigns and at the polls.
December 5, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | December 5, 2014 5:30am
Every now and then something happens that makes me say to myself, “Thank goodness I live in America.” No, we’re not talking about a particularly uplifting story, but one of attempted censorship, before the fact, right here in Connecticut.
November 7, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | November 7, 2014 5:30am
Aside from the fact that the state woke up and decided not to put in the governor’s mansion an erratic financier who wouldn’t tell us what he’d do if elected, voters who rose Wednesday morning had something else to be grateful for: Comptroller Kevin Lembo was re-elected.
October 28, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | October 28, 2014 8:51am
Comptroller Kevin Lembo and petitioning gubernatorial candidate Joe Visconti were among the 10 percent of Connecticut candidates who have signed a pledge to support the Freedom of Information Act, according to an open government advocacy group.
Tags: Kevin Lembo, Joe Visconti, James Smith, FOIA, transparency, dh
October 9, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | October 9, 2014 10:54am
July 11, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | July 11, 2014 4:30am
UConn Foundation Has Become A Slush Fund For Frivolity, Shielded From Public Scrutiny
Why do people hate hypocrisy so much? After all, there are worse sins. Robbing a convenience store or gunning down a bunch of schoolchildren comes to mind, for example. Yet when public officials say one thing and do another, it gets the blood boiling like nothing else.