Brass Tacks: A weekly look at insider political news and views from around the region – Republican-American

Republican-American state house reporter Paul Hughes defended every Connecticut resident last week by standing up to an unfortunate request from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.Before about 11 reporters and a couple of interns, a group that had gathered for what was Continue reading Brass Tacks: A weekly look at insider political news and views from around the region – Republican-American

The Wheelhouse Leaves a Paper Trail – WNPR

By Tucker Ives Text messages between members of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s staff pulled back the curtain on the controversial firing of the longtime labor-relations chief. This comes as New Jersey’s “bridgegate” scandal is back in the news, which also featured Continue reading The Wheelhouse Leaves a Paper Trail – WNPR

Our View: Government accountability starts with openness – The Bulletin

Posted Nov. 24, 2014 @ 2:01 am Prior to the election, the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information asked candidates running for state office to sign a pledge in support of open government. With little fanfare, and waiting to after Continue reading Our View: Government accountability starts with openness – The Bulletin

Malloy Signs FOI Pledge

Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Serving Connecticut for 60 years FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE jhsmithy@comcast.net, 203-915-9428 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, waiting until after his re-election, has signed the FOI Pledge for open government. He follows State Comptroller Kevin Lembo and Continue reading Malloy Signs FOI Pledge

FOI Pledge Update

Asked to support the Freedom of Information Pledge, state Comptroller Kevin Lembo responded, “where do I sign.” A well known advocate of the people’s right to know, Lembo is, so far, only one of two candidates for Constitutional office to Continue reading FOI Pledge Update

WNPR-FM comes to Quinnipiac

    Join host John Dankosky for a discussion on Freedom of Information issues in Connecticut, including an update on the Newtown/Sandy Hook shooting investigation. What: Panel discussion will be recorded for air later Where: Student Center 120 Date: Oct. Continue reading WNPR-FM comes to Quinnipiac

Watchdogs Ask Candidates To Take FOI Pledge – CT News Junkie

by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 9, 2014 11:54am Sick of playing defense against efforts to erode the state Freedom of Information Act, an open government advocacy group has begun asking candidates to sign a pledge to support the public document Continue reading Watchdogs Ask Candidates To Take FOI Pledge – CT News Junkie