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

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]

Wade ethics case continuing despite halt to Anthem-Cigna review – CT Mirror

07/21/16 – By Ann Radelat Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade’s decision to suspend her review of the proposed merger between Anthem and Cigna has not gotten her out of hot water. [Read More]

Republicans file FOI complaint against Wade – Journal Inquirer

07/18/16 – By Eric Bedner HARTFORD — Republican lawmakers have filed a freedom-of-information complaint against Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade and her department for not complying with a June request for information regarding the Cigna and Anthem merger. [Read More]

Republicans Challenge Insurance Commissioner Over Open Records Law – CTNewsJunkie.com

07/18/16 – By Christine Stuart Senate Republicans say Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade misled them about seeking guidance from the Office of State Ethics and they want the Freedom of Information Commission to penalize her for failing to turn over hundreds Continue reading Republicans Challenge Insurance Commissioner Over Open Records Law – CTNewsJunkie.com

CCFOI Announces Annual Awards

Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Working for open government since 1955 Press Release June 15, 2016 Contact: James H. Smith, jhsmithy@comcast.net, 203-915-9428 HARTFORD – The state librarian, a college professor, an NPR editor, a reporter and a retired TV news Continue reading CCFOI Announces Annual Awards