Hearing officer says state police policy on arrest records violated FOI law – Meriden Record-Journal

11/27/16 – By Mike Savino An attorney for the Freedom of Information Commission has tentatively ruled that state police violated the state’s Freedom of Information Act when the agency required written permission from a prosecutor for the release of documents Continue reading Hearing officer says state police policy on arrest records violated FOI law – Meriden Record-Journal

Council Chair Recipient Of Elusive Hamilton, Freedman Correspondence – The Newtown Bee

11/25/16 – By John Voket Legislative Council Chair Mary Ann Jacob has notified Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC) that she was the recipient of correspondence that is the focus of the commission’s latest action on complaints filed by former Continue reading Council Chair Recipient Of Elusive Hamilton, Freedman Correspondence – The Newtown Bee

CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – November, 2016 #3

11/23/2016 by Thomas Mooney   Dear Legal Mailbag: I am an avid fan of free legal advice, and I read your Legal Mailbag column whenever it appears. You answered a question last week about an FOIA request concerning the written evaluations of Continue reading CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – November, 2016 #3

Meriden City Council to appeal FOIC ruling ‘for clarity’ – Meriden Record-Journal

11/23/16 – By Leigh Tauss MERIDEN — The City Council voted to appeal the Freedom of Information Commission’s ruling last week that a leadership meeting surrounding the search for a new city manager earlier this year violated open meeting requirements. Read More

Watchdog agencies concerned cuts could make them ineffective – Meriden Record-Journal

11/29/16 – By Mike Savino As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and lawmakers grapple with a projected budget deficit exceeding $1 billion next year, state watchdog agencies are concerned additional cuts could prevent them from effectively serving their roles. Read More