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Connecticut’s Legislature thrusts an ice pick into the neck of its Freedom of Information Commission today, acting on the new governor’s intended initiative to save money and increase efficiency.
In this particular case, Gov. Dannel Malloy’s maneuver will achieve neither goal.
FOI is one of the few arenas in which rank-and-file citizens can level the playing field with well-insulated public officials who have no notion of public service and could care less. Its very existence goes to the core of our so-called democratic republic.