Gov. Malloy: Resolve to Be Transparent – Republican-American

Opinion: Connecticut Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo, in office since 2011, has distinguished himself with his quests to make state government more transparent. Notably, Mr. Lembo, a Democrat, spearheaded laws that give taxpayers closer looks at Connecticut’s general fiscal health and the Continue reading Gov. Malloy: Resolve to Be Transparent – Republican-American

Whistleblower’s Lawsuit: Retirement System Rife With Politics, Pro-Union Bias – Hartford Courant

By Jon Lender When the state’s chief auditors said on June 17 that many government retirees may be receiving undeserved disability pensions costing millions, they based their report on the allegations of a “whistleblower” they didn’t name. But now the Continue reading Whistleblower’s Lawsuit: Retirement System Rife With Politics, Pro-Union Bias – Hartford Courant

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

OP-ED | Put The Screws To Politicians Who Don’t Care About FOI – CT News Junkie

By Terry Cowgill 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 Continue reading OP-ED | Put The Screws To Politicians Who Don’t Care About FOI – CT News Junkie

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