Bill to hide public employee names draws fire from opponents

Bill to hide public employee names draws fire from opponents

April 27, 2009 Posted by Sam Adolphsen - No Comments

Chris Cinquemani, says that “Removing names from public salaries tramples principles of transparency.” His column in today’s Sun-Journal goes on to say that, LD 1353 is the greatest threat to government transparency Maine has
ever seen. Sen. Marrache and the other sponsors appear as if they want
to turn our government into a secret society.”

Also, this column in the Brunswick Times Record by Sam Adolphsen, coordinator of MaineOpenGov.org, details the popularity of the web site, and why he thinks LD 1353 is a bad idea for Maine.