OP-ED | Keep An Eye Out for Mischief in Implementer When It Comes to Transparency – CTNewsJunkie.com

By Sarah Darer Littman According to the CT General Assembly website, an implementer is a “bill that changes statutes to put into effect or ‘implement’ the provisions of the adopted state budget.” That’s in theory. In practice, it’s when all Continue reading OP-ED | Keep An Eye Out for Mischief in Implementer When It Comes to Transparency – CTNewsJunkie.com

Bill Requires Police to Release Detailed Arrest Data – The Connecticut Law Tribune

By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo The legislature has passed a bill which requires police to release more information to the public about arrests, reversing a 2014 Connecticut Supreme Court decision which limited what police were required to give out while a Continue reading Bill Requires Police to Release Detailed Arrest Data – The Connecticut Law Tribune

City Hall Evaluations Shed Little Light – New Haven Independent

By Paul Bass New Haven City Hall — where all the bosses are above average. In every way. At least according to the other bosses who rate them. That’s the upshot of the latest round of annual performance evaluations of Continue reading City Hall Evaluations Shed Little Light – New Haven Independent

Editorial: Reopening Police Records Was Blow Against Secrecy – Hartford Courant

This was one legislative action taken in the dark of night that was welcome. At about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, the final day of the 2015 session, the state Senate gave its unanimous consent to a compromise bill that restores much Continue reading Editorial: Reopening Police Records Was Blow Against Secrecy – Hartford Courant

Stamford officials to be schooled on state FOI laws – Stamford Advocate

As part of the fallout from a Freedom of Information complaint against the city, an open-records expert will visit Stamford on Thursday so board and commission members can bone up on their legal responsibilities. Thomas Hennick, a public education officer Continue reading Stamford officials to be schooled on state FOI laws – Stamford Advocate