July 11, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | July 11, 2014 5:30am
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.
July 8, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 8, 2014 5:30am
Last week, the Washington Post reported that former Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton was paid more than $251,250 to speak to 2,300 students at the University of Connecticut in April. The news has at least two gubernatorial candidates crying foul, while Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the foundation defended the decision.
June 12, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 5:18pm
May 6, 2014
by CT Post | May 6, 2014 3:31pm
Chris Powell, of the state Council of Freedom of Information and the Journal Inquirer, emailed council members to share the FOI cartoon above from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Matt Davies. Powell said the Connecticut Post offered it for use by other news publications.
Davies, who draws for Hearst, has more cartoons available at his blog.
Tags: Matt Davies, Hearst, Connecticut Post, FOI, transparency, law enforcement, dh
April 29, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 29, 2014 8:56pm
April 22, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 22, 2014 5:30am
April 8, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 8, 2014 11:42am
April 2, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 2, 2014 5:30am
Proving how difficult it is to balance victim privacy with public disclosure Tuesday, the Judiciary Committee passed its own proposal to compete with one drafted by the Government Administration and Elections Committee.
March 20, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | March 20, 2014 5:30am
March 11, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2014 5:30am
Some of the nine watchdog agencies who felt that they were under attack when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy consolidated them under the Office of Governmental Accountability were surprised this year when a bill called for further consolidation of their functions.