OP-ED | The Legislature Should Not Censor CT-N – CTNewsJunkie.com

06/15/17 – By Dan Klau The Connecticut General Assembly recently issued a Request for Proposals concerning the operation of CT-N — the Connecticut Television Network. As presently written, this RFP would dramatically restrict CT-N’s ability to cover Executive and Judicial Continue reading OP-ED | The Legislature Should Not Censor CT-N – CTNewsJunkie.com

Editorial: Legislative session a mixed bag for freedom of information – Norwich Bulletin

Freedom of information has always been a fluid proposition, its execution shifting with court decisions, new laws and changing conditions and technology. After the General Assembly’s sessions this year, we perceive in the evolution of open information a big victory, Continue reading Editorial: Legislative session a mixed bag for freedom of information – Norwich Bulletin

Opinion: Who let the ‘rats’ in? – Journal Inquirer

By Chris Powell While freedom of information prevailed with some big stuff during this year’s sessions of the General Assembly, legislators still snuck secrecy into bills here and there, and of course did it secretly as well. At least two Continue reading Opinion: Who let the ‘rats’ in? – Journal Inquirer

OP-ED | Keep An Eye Out for Mischief in Implementer When It Comes to Transparency – CTNewsJunkie.com

By Sarah Darer Littman According to the CT General Assembly website, an implementer is a “bill that changes statutes to put into effect or ‘implement’ the provisions of the adopted state budget.” That’s in theory. In practice, it’s when all Continue reading OP-ED | Keep An Eye Out for Mischief in Implementer When It Comes to Transparency – CTNewsJunkie.com