Connecticut could be the next state to establish an Office of Inspector General. The Government Administration and Elections Committee voted unanimously on a proposal to create the inspector general position. The bill will now move to the House of Representatives for debate and vote.

According to State Representative Laura Devlin of the Government Administration and Elections Committee, “an independent investigator without allegiances to a political party is the most just way to look into any allegations of state government waste and abuses.” Previous proposals for an inspector general have been introduced and rejected in the past.

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