Too Few Sign FOI Pledge – CTpost.com Editorial

Gov. Dan Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and state Comptroller Kevin Lembo — a card carrying FOI advocate — have signed the Freedom of Information Pledge proffered by the non-profit advocacy group Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information. It took Continue reading Too Few Sign FOI Pledge – CTpost.com Editorial

Local legislators mixed on FOI Commission pledge – New Britain Herald

By Robert Storace  NEW BRITAIN — Members of the city’s five-person legislative delegation is mixed on whether or not to sign a pledge to protect the independence of the Freedom of Information Commission and oppose weakening it, but all agreed Continue reading Local legislators mixed on FOI Commission pledge – New Britain Herald

Op-Ed: Too few CT lawmakers have signed FOI pledge – The CT Mirror

By: James H. Smith | February 5, 2015  Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, Lt Gov. Nancy Wyman and state Comptroller Kevin Lembo – a card carrying FOI advocate – have signed the Freedom of Information Pledge proffered by the non-profit advocacy Continue reading Op-Ed: Too few CT lawmakers have signed FOI pledge – The CT Mirror

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

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

CCFOI asks for FOI Pledge from Candidates

Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Serving the public since 1955 Oct. 8, 2014 Dear Candidate for the General Assembly and Constitutional office: Freedom of information and the public’s right to know about Connecticut state and municipal governments have been Continue reading CCFOI asks for FOI Pledge from Candidates