Michele Jacklin: Professors’ legislation would conceal their wrongdoing

April 26, 2024 By Michele Jacklin Read full op-ed at The Day. Proponents of a legislative proposal that would exempt from public disclosure all research, data, and reports produced by public colleges and universities have adopted a strategy of attacking Continue reading Michele Jacklin: Professors’ legislation would conceal their wrongdoing

Waterbury Republican-American: Don’t erode freedom of information

Read the full editorial here. Connecticut legislators are once again seeking to curtail the state’s freedom-of-information law, ostensibly in service of “protecting” academics from the dangerous hoi polloi. Rep. Gregg Haddad, D-Mansfield, has resurrected last year’s proposal to shield taxpayer-funded Continue reading Waterbury Republican-American: Don’t erode freedom of information

FOI-limiting bill would give public universities carte blanche to operate in secret – CT Mirror

05/30/2023 by David DesRoches Should public universities be able to operate behind closed doors? That’s essentially what would happen if Senate Bill 1153 becomes law. In fact, the only information that would be provided to the taxpaying public would be Continue reading FOI-limiting bill would give public universities carte blanche to operate in secret – CT Mirror

Bill Asks Local Officials To Be Both Seen and Heard – CT News Junkie

05/08/2023 By Christine Stuart Similar to what lawmakers have been trying to practice this session, some lawmakers want local boards and commission members to show their faces when talking and voting remotely. The bill, which passed the Planning & Development Continue reading Bill Asks Local Officials To Be Both Seen and Heard – CT News Junkie