FOI Commission dismisses complaints against Mosby – The Hour

02/10/16 – By Korey Wilson HARTFORD — The Freedom of Information Commission upheld a recommendation to dismiss three complaints filed against Board of Education member Shirley Mosby on Wednesday. The complaints, filed by Peter Torrano, Nancy Chapman and Michael Byrne, Continue reading FOI Commission dismisses complaints against Mosby – The Hour

Westbrook Settles, Ehlert Withdraws FOI Complaint – Zip06

02/09/16 – By Becky Coffey In a settlement agreement dated Jan. 27, the Town of Westbrook acknowledged several facts and in response, former selectman Chris Ehlert agreed to withdraw three Freedom of Information Act complaints he filed. Ehlert filed the Continue reading Westbrook Settles, Ehlert Withdraws FOI Complaint – Zip06

Group of town, business leaders meets quietly on changes to Wallingford center – Record-Journal

02/08/16 – By Eric Vo A group referred to as a “secret” committee has been meeting with town officials to address issues like parking in the town center and the recommendations of the Plan of Conservation and Development. The panel, Continue reading Group of town, business leaders meets quietly on changes to Wallingford center – Record-Journal

FOIC hearing officer says Ed Dept. withheld testing data illegally – Journal Inquirer

02/08/16 – By Mike Savino The state Department of Education violated Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act when it withheld from the public aggregate testing data made available to school systems, an FOI Commission hearing officer determined in a report issued Continue reading FOIC hearing officer says Ed Dept. withheld testing data illegally – Journal Inquirer

Home Page One South Windsor employees’ discipline disclosed under FOIC order – Journal Inquirer

02/08/16 – By Alex Wood SOUTH WINDSOR — Three employees of the street services division of the town’s Public Works Department have been disciplined for two unrelated incidents last spring, the town has disclosed under orders from the state Freedom Continue reading Home Page One South Windsor employees’ discipline disclosed under FOIC order – Journal Inquirer

Judge overrules FOI Commission ruling on Berlin school board – Journal Inquirer

02/08/16 – By Mike Savino A judge last week overturned a Freedom of Information Commission ruling that the Berlin Board of Education publicly share the details of a lawyer’s investigation into the actions of its own chairman, saying instead the Continue reading Judge overrules FOI Commission ruling on Berlin school board – Journal Inquirer

Professor Jailbird’s severance is triumph of public administration – Journal Inquirer

02/08/16 – By Chris Powell What was more or less a triumph of public administration was announced last week at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, which obtained the resignation of an English professor, Ravi Shankar, who had amassed Continue reading Professor Jailbird’s severance is triumph of public administration – Journal Inquirer

Hearing held on FOI complaint – Citizen’s News

02/06/16 – By Elio Gugliotti, Editor Officials argued their cases Monday related to a Freedom of Information complaint filed by Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik against the Region 16 Board of Education. The complaint centers on a vote taken Continue reading Hearing held on FOI complaint – Citizen’s News

OP-ED | FOI Norwalk Style and No Violins For Shankar – CT News Junkie

02/05/16 – By Terry Cowgill Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should be available to the public. Continue reading OP-ED | FOI Norwalk Style and No Violins For Shankar – CT News Junkie

Gov. Malloy: Resolve to Be Transparent – Republican-American

Opinion: Connecticut Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo, in office since 2011, has distinguished himself with his quests to make state government more transparent. Notably, Mr. Lembo, a Democrat, spearheaded laws that give taxpayers closer looks at Connecticut’s general fiscal health and the Continue reading Gov. Malloy: Resolve to Be Transparent – Republican-American