Initial State Dept. review found months-long gap in Clinton emails – The Hill

By Julian Hattem An initial State Department review concluded that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did not send a single work-related email through her personal account for roughly four months during her tenure, though the government claims it has since Continue reading Initial State Dept. review found months-long gap in Clinton emails – The Hill

Another blow to transparency in Washington: White House offices shelves FOIA regulations – RTDNA

By Mike Cavender, RTDNA Executive Director Despite promises to be “the most transparent administration in history,” the Obama White House continues to show it isn’t. It is formally shelving a federal regulation that requires the Office of Administration be subject Continue reading Another blow to transparency in Washington: White House offices shelves FOIA regulations – RTDNA

OP-ED: UConn Foundation Can’t Pass Legal Test To Keep Secrecy – Hartford Courant

State Rep. Roberta Willis, D-Salisbury, appears to have found the decisive argument for making the University of Connecticut Foundation subject to our freedom of information laws. Willis, who is co-chairman of the Higher Education Committee, asked at a recent hearing whether the Continue reading OP-ED: UConn Foundation Can’t Pass Legal Test To Keep Secrecy – Hartford Courant

Email Secrecy Shows Contempt For Public’s Right To Know – Hartford Courant

On Sunday we welcome the beginning of Sunshine Week, when access to public information is celebrated. Unfortunately, though we live in an information age, the Freedom of Information Act and the public’s access to documents is under siege. Connecticut Likes Clinton, Q Continue reading Email Secrecy Shows Contempt For Public’s Right To Know – Hartford Courant

Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation – Hartford Courant

Megan Merrigan By Kathleen Megan contact the reporter Some legislators think the UConn Foundation should be more open to public scrutiny Five bills are pending this year seeking greater transparency for the UConn Foundation For years, attempts to require the Continue reading Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation – Hartford Courant