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

State Developing a Transparency Issue – Norwich Bulletin

09/27/16 – By the Bulletin Editorial Board It would be overly dramatic to say government transparency is under assault in Connecticut, but there is some visible smoke suggesting the presence of a larger, or at least more pernicious, fire. [Read Continue reading State Developing a Transparency Issue – Norwich Bulletin

Treat Police, Public Equally and Release Arrest Report – The Day

09/26/16 – Editorial Police officers facing criminal charges should not receive special treatment not otherwise provided the public, yet special treatment is exactly what appears to be happening in the case of North Stonington Resident State Trooper David F. Greene. Continue reading Treat Police, Public Equally and Release Arrest Report – The Day

FOIC gets third degree while corporate welfare gets another $220 million – Journal Inquirer

09/23/16 – By Chris Powell As his budget office was berating the state Freedom of Information Commission over trivia — wanting to maintain its subscription to a law review — Governor Malloy went to Stratford to announce his plan to Continue reading FOIC gets third degree while corporate welfare gets another $220 million – Journal Inquirer

Charter group called to FOI hearing; votes to hire new lawyer; asserts it is right – NC Advertiser

09/21/16 – By Greg Riley The Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission ordered on Sept. 16 that the members of the Charter Revision Commission appear at a hearing to address the claim by Roger Williams that they have violated the law Continue reading Charter group called to FOI hearing; votes to hire new lawyer; asserts it is right – NC Advertiser

University spending: UConn’s image further battered – Republican American

09/19/16 – Editorial State Auditors Robert M. Ward and John C. Geragosian have released an unsettling report about the University of Connecticut. This episode stands to hurt UConn’s already-battered image and possibly cause more financial pain for students’ families. Connecticut Continue reading University spending: UConn’s image further battered – Republican American

Malloy’s Office Demands Daily Memos From Agencies On Press Calls – Hartford Courant

09/17/16 – By Jon Lender Contact Reporter Government Watch “He’s definitely looking to bash us in this column.” That’s what Maura Downes, the new public information officer for the state Department of Public Health, said in an email July 13 Continue reading Malloy’s Office Demands Daily Memos From Agencies On Press Calls – Hartford Courant

Walker: Release The Watchdogs! – New Haven Independent

08/04/16 – By Staff New Haven State Rep. Toni Walker swung back Thursday against the Malloy administration over its efforts to weaken public watchdog agencies. [Read More]

The Latest: Watchdog groups to seek opinion on budget cuts – The Lebanon Daily Record

08/04/16 – HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on budget cuts to Connecticut watchdog agencies (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The executive directors of Connecticut’s three watchdog agencies want Attorney General George Jepsen to weigh in on whether Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Continue reading The Latest: Watchdog groups to seek opinion on budget cuts – The Lebanon Daily Record

Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Challenges OPM Secretary on Budget Cuts to Watchdog Agencies

Press Release August 4, 2016 Contact: Daniel J. Klau 860.241.2627 dklau@mdmc-law.com (Statement by CCFOI President Daniel J. Klau) Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes recently informed the heads of the state’s three main watchdog agencies that OPM no Continue reading Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Challenges OPM Secretary on Budget Cuts to Watchdog Agencies

FOI Advocates Say 6th Circuit Ruling on Mugshots Shows Larger Trend – Meriden Record-Journal

07/31/16 – By Mike Savino   Freedom of information advocates warn that a federal ruling this month limiting access to mugshots shows a larger trend of curtailing public information, particularly police records. [Read More]