CTNJ: For a better post-COVID policy process, CT needs to abolish all committees

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I couldn’t agree more with my advocacy friends who called on the legislature to open public hearings to online participation. But legislative hearings are only part of the problem.

Connecticut policymakers need to abolish all taskforces, boards, workgroups, design groups, consortia, advisory and steering committees, teams, councils, and similar committees. These insular groups, run with little transparency, are making big decisions that affect our lives without any public accountability. Read more