State Developing a Transparency Issue – Norwich Bulletin

09/27/16 – By the Bulletin Editorial Board It would be overly dramatic to say government transparency is under assault in Connecticut, but there is some visible smoke suggesting the presence of a larger, or at least more pernicious, fire. [Read Continue reading State Developing a Transparency Issue – Norwich Bulletin

Walker: Release The Watchdogs! – New Haven Independent

08/04/16 – By Staff New Haven State Rep. Toni Walker swung back Thursday against the Malloy administration over its efforts to weaken public watchdog agencies. [Read More]

The Latest: Watchdog groups to seek opinion on budget cuts – The Lebanon Daily Record

08/04/16 – HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on budget cuts to Connecticut watchdog agencies (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The executive directors of Connecticut’s three watchdog agencies want Attorney General George Jepsen to weigh in on whether Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Continue reading The Latest: Watchdog groups to seek opinion on budget cuts – The Lebanon Daily Record

Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Challenges OPM Secretary on Budget Cuts to Watchdog Agencies

Press Release August 4, 2016 Contact: Daniel J. Klau 860.241.2627 dklau@mdmc-law.com (Statement by CCFOI President Daniel J. Klau) Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes recently informed the heads of the state’s three main watchdog agencies that OPM no Continue reading Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Challenges OPM Secretary on Budget Cuts to Watchdog Agencies

Wade ethics case continuing despite halt to Anthem-Cigna review – CT Mirror

07/21/16 – By Ann Radelat Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade’s decision to suspend her review of the proposed merger between Anthem and Cigna has not gotten her out of hot water. [Read More]

Republicans file FOI complaint against Wade – Journal Inquirer

07/18/16 – By Eric Bedner HARTFORD — Republican lawmakers have filed a freedom-of-information complaint against Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade and her department for not complying with a June request for information regarding the Cigna and Anthem merger. [Read More]

Republicans Challenge Insurance Commissioner Over Open Records Law – CTNewsJunkie.com

07/18/16 – By Christine Stuart Senate Republicans say Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade misled them about seeking guidance from the Office of State Ethics and they want the Freedom of Information Commission to penalize her for failing to turn over hundreds Continue reading Republicans Challenge Insurance Commissioner Over Open Records Law – CTNewsJunkie.com