Malloy says NO oversight of his administration is allowed – Comptroller Kevin Lembo says what the ____!
Yesterday – June 9, 2016 – Governor Dannel Malloy, who once pledged to run the most transparent administration in history, vetoed an extremely important piece of legislation that would have ensured that there was proper oversight over Malloy’s outrageous corporate welfare and economic development programs.
As the CT Mirror Reported,
“State Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo called the veto “deeply troubling” and a blow against transparency. “
According to the news story;
“Malloy also wrote that transferring the analysis of tax credits from DECD to Program Review was “unnecessary and unwarranted.”That drew a rebuke from Lembo, a fellow Democrat who testified at a public hearing in March favor of giving the job to Program Review, a bipartisan committee with a staff of non-partisan researchers and analysts.“If objectivity really matters, we always want an independent third party to evaluate our work,” Lembo said Thursday in an emailed statement. “This is why teachers grade tests and students don’t just assign their own grades. Furthermore, this is a terrible loss of transparency where we need it most.”Lembo said the veto, following a decision to provide $22 million in state bond funds to a rich hedge fund over his objection, is “deeply troubling.”“The state owes it to businesses and all taxpayers to fully analyze the returnMalloy says NO oversight of his administration is allowed - Comptroller Kevin Lembo says what the ____! - Wait What?: