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We applaud Lamont’s efforts at diversity

Connecticut is comprised of people from different cultural, racial and ethnic groups. Having a diversity of backgrounds in government has long been recognized as critical to governing effectively because it enables a better understanding of the various constituencies and the formulation of policies that meet their needs. Diversity also fosters better communications with constituents. As […]

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Don’t allow labor contracts to override the FOI law

A report from outside investigators last week detailing former students’ complaints of sexual misconduct against two Central Connecticut State University professors — and the university’s failure to take corrective action — highlights a blind spot in Connecticut’s Freedom of Information law. Mike Savino Specifically, the state allows its labor agreements to include language that supersedes […]