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

Republicans Criticize Seizure Of Election-Enforcement Agency Computer – Hartford Courant

By Jon Lender Republican legislative leaders on Monday protested the recent seizure by the newly created Office of Governmental Accountability of a computer from the state’s elections enforcement agency, saying it confirmed their fears that OGA would interfere with and Continue reading Republicans Criticize Seizure Of Election-Enforcement Agency Computer – Hartford Courant

Seizure Of Election Agency’s Computer Protested As ‘Major Security Breach’ – Hartford Courant

The head of the state’s new government accountability office in recent days ordered the seizure of a computer from the state’s elections enforcement agency — a move that a top election enforcement official calls a “major security breach” because the Continue reading Seizure Of Election Agency’s Computer Protested As ‘Major Security Breach’ – Hartford Courant