Legislative task force in Conn. adopts look, listen but do not copy (without a trip to the commission) rule
Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Testimony March 2, 2015 – Government Administration and Elections Committee
CCFOI 60th Anniversary Luncheon Award Winners and Officers
The FOI Loophole: Third-Party Contracts

Hearing officer says state police policy on arrest records violated FOI law – Meriden Record-Journal

11/27/16 – By Mike Savino An attorney for the Freedom of Information Commission has tentatively ruled that state police violated the state’s Freedom of Information Act when the agency required written permission from a prosecutor for the release of documents Continue reading Hearing officer says state police policy on arrest records violated FOI law – Meriden Record-Journal

Council Chair Recipient Of Elusive Hamilton, Freedman Correspondence – The Newtown Bee

11/25/16 – By John Voket Legislative Council Chair Mary Ann Jacob has notified Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC) that she was the recipient of correspondence that is the focus of the commission’s latest action on complaints filed by former Continue reading Council Chair Recipient Of Elusive Hamilton, Freedman Correspondence – The Newtown Bee

CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – November, 2016 #3

11/23/2016 by Thomas Mooney   Dear Legal Mailbag: I am an avid fan of free legal advice, and I read your Legal Mailbag column whenever it appears. You answered a question last week about an FOIA request concerning the written evaluations of Continue reading CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – November, 2016 #3

Meriden City Council to appeal FOIC ruling ‘for clarity’ – Meriden Record-Journal

11/23/16 – By Leigh Tauss MERIDEN — The City Council voted to appeal the Freedom of Information Commission’s ruling last week that a leadership meeting surrounding the search for a new city manager earlier this year violated open meeting requirements. Read More

Watchdog agencies concerned cuts could make them ineffective – Meriden Record-Journal

11/29/16 – By Mike Savino As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and lawmakers grapple with a projected budget deficit exceeding $1 billion next year, state watchdog agencies are concerned additional cuts could prevent them from effectively serving their roles. Read More

MDC Uses Federal Anti-Terrorism Measure To Block Release Of Document To Critic – Hartford Courant

10/29/16 – By Jon Lender The Hartford region’s water-and-sewer agency has invoked a little-used federal Department of Homeland Security anti-terrorism restriction to block citizens’ access to what once was public information about its water-supply system. [Read More]

Commission gives “Family Re-Engineering” Committee a pass on transparency – Yankee Institute for Public Policy

10/28/16 – By Mark E. Fitch The Freedom of Information Commission ruled in September that a Judicial Branch subcommittee was not in violation of the Freedom of Information Act when it held several meetings that were closed to the public. The guardian Continue reading Commission gives “Family Re-Engineering” Committee a pass on transparency – Yankee Institute for Public Policy

CCFOI courting state candidates to sign freedom-of-information pledge – Journal-Inquirer

10/29/16 – By Eric Bedner The Connecticut Council of Freedom of Information is asking all candidates for legislative seats to take the “Public Official’s Pledge for Open and Accountable Government,” and is receiving responses from those who intend to do Continue reading CCFOI courting state candidates to sign freedom-of-information pledge – Journal-Inquirer

Meriden city engineer says he won’t release Chauncey Peak survey due to draft status – Record-Journal

10/26/16 – By Leigh Tauss MERIDEN — Public Works Director Bob Bass will not release the city’s $12,000 land survey on Chauncey Peak until some kind of resolution is reached between the Meriden Land Trust working to preserve the mountain Continue reading Meriden city engineer says he won’t release Chauncey Peak survey due to draft status – Record-Journal