Connecticut Gets Downgraded, But Maintains Passing Grade for Accountability – CTNewsJunkie.com

By Christine Stuart In a data-driven assessment of state government accountability and transparency, Connecticut received a C minus from the Center for Public Integrity. That’s worse than the B it received from the organization in 2012 — the first time Continue reading Connecticut Gets Downgraded, But Maintains Passing Grade for Accountability – CTNewsJunkie.com

Study: Government Transparency Slipping Across Nation – Hartford Courant

By Jon Lender A new national study of integrity in government shows the state slipping from a solid B grade to a lackluster C- since 2012 — but things are so dismal around the rest of the country that Connecticut Continue reading Study: Government Transparency Slipping Across Nation – Hartford Courant

Editorial: Election Commission Shouldn’t Be Under Governor’s Thumb – Hartford Courant

The Office of Governmental Accountability and the nine formerly independent state watchdog agencies that the OGA gobbled up in 2011 have been a lousy fit. The current nasty fight between OGA executive administrator Shelby Brown and Michael Brandi, executive director Continue reading Editorial: Election Commission Shouldn’t Be Under Governor’s Thumb – Hartford Courant