Legislative task force in Conn. adopts look, listen but do not copy (without a trip to the commission) rule
Expert Testimony for the Task Force on Victim Privacy and the Public’s Right to Know
Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information announces open government award recipients
The FOI Loophole: Third-Party Contracts

PETA wins suit for names of UConn researchers – WTNH

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has ordered the University of Connecticut Health Center to disclose the names of researchers who were found to have violated federal guidelines for treating animals. New Britain Superior Court Judge Carl Schuman on Thursday Continue reading

Our View: Government accountability starts with openness – The Bulletin

Posted Nov. 24, 2014 @ 2:01 am Prior to the election, the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information asked candidates running for state office to sign a pledge in support of open government. With little fanfare, and waiting to after Continue reading

Malloy Signs FOI Pledge

Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Serving Connecticut for 60 years FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE jhsmithy@comcast.net, 203-915-9428 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, waiting until after his re-election, has signed the FOI Pledge for open government. He follows State Comptroller Kevin Lembo and Continue reading

OP-ED | Put The Screws To Politicians Who Don’t Care About FOI – CT News Junkie

By Terry Cowgill Aside from the fact that the state woke up and decided not to put in the governor’s mansion an erratic financier who wouldn’t tell us what he’d do if elected, voters who rose Wednesday morning had something Continue reading

FOI Pledge Update

Asked to support the Freedom of Information Pledge, state Comptroller Kevin Lembo responded, “where do I sign.” A well known advocate of the people’s right to know, Lembo is, so far, only one of two candidates for Constitutional office to Continue reading

WNPR-FM comes to Quinnipiac

    Join host John Dankosky for a discussion on Freedom of Information issues in Connecticut, including an update on the Newtown/Sandy Hook shooting investigation. What: Panel discussion will be recorded for air later Where: Student Center 120 Date: Oct. Continue reading

Failing An FOI Pop Quiz – The Newton Bee

Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act has been on the books for nearly 40 years. A couple of generations of public servants have been operating under its provisions. Yet after decades of illumination by the state’s Sunshine Laws, our elected and Continue reading

Watchdogs Ask Candidates To Take FOI Pledge – CT News Junkie

by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 9, 2014 11:54am Sick of playing defense against efforts to erode the state Freedom of Information Act, an open government advocacy group has begun asking candidates to sign a pledge to support the public document Continue reading