January 31, 2023

Op-Ed: Rein In the Quasi-Publics, Break the Culture of Entitlement

Teryy Cowgill

Enough Is Enough. The scandals and mismanagement have got to stop. No, I’m not talking about the Trump administration, though there is some merit to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s broken promise to “drain the swamp” on the national level. I say let’s start right here in Connecticut.

In setting about reforming state government, there is an easy place to start …

Thus begins Terry Cowgill’s op-ed on ethics reform in state government published Aug. 5 on CTNewsJunkie.com. Read the full article at this link.

Op-Ed: Himes Is Right On Brexit, But Can Connecticut Capitalize On It?



Terry Cowgill

Terry Cowgill

The shockwaves felt by the United Kingdom’s stunning decision to leave the European Union reverberated around the world late last week, eventually finding their way to Connecticut. Interestingly, few public officials here have come forward to comment extensively on one of the most important European policy decisions in decades.

It’s difficult to know precisely what Connecticut’s congressional delegation is thinking since House websites have been down for maintenance for the last several days. Perhaps they’ve been too busy helping to stage the much-publicized sit-in for gun controllegislation to weigh in on this momentous move. Or perhaps they think we Nutmeggers are bored by foreign policy or …

Read the full version of this op-ed by Terry Cowgill on our Independent Media Network partner site CTNewsJunkie.com at this link.