FOI panel fines insurance commissioner – Meriden Record-Journal

06/29/17 – By Mike Savino HARTFORD — The Freedom of Information Commission Wednesday issued Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade a $500 fine after ruling that she improperly withheld documents last summer related to a proposed merger between Aetna and Humana. [Read Continue reading FOI panel fines insurance commissioner – Meriden Record-Journal

Conn. ACLU Demands Release Of Documents In Enfield Police Brutality Cases – WSHU Public Radio

06/27/17 – By Anthony Moaton The ACLU of Connecticut is demanding access to information about police brutality settlements involving former Enfield Police Officer Matthew Worden. [Read More]

School district avoids layoffs; budget cuts still needed – The Hour

06/26/17 – By Kevin Schultz NORWALK — The need for layoffs within the city’s public school system for the upcoming school year has been avoided. [Read More]

Woodbury loses 2 Freedom of Information cases – Republican-American

06/26/17 – By Hanna Snyder Gambini WOODBURY – The state Freedom of Information Commission ruled against the town in two separate cases, but no penalties were issued. Both complaints, filed by Main Street South resident Tom Arras, involve executive sessions Continue reading Woodbury loses 2 Freedom of Information cases – Republican-American

Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases – Fox News

06/25/17 – By Dave Collins, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. –  Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his Continue reading Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases – Fox News

With crazy sociology professor, Trinity joins the loony left – Journal Inquirer

06/23/17 – By Chris Powell SUBVERTING THE RIGHT TO KNOW: An important right-to-know case has arisen in Enfield, where the Town Council has refused to make public the financial settlements paid by the town’s insurer in police brutality lawsuits. To Continue reading With crazy sociology professor, Trinity joins the loony left – Journal Inquirer

Watchdog agencies say mail lists compiled by legislators fair game for campaigns – Meriden Record-Journal

06/21/17 – By Mike Savino Email lists compiled by legislators are fair game for political campaigns, two watchdog agencies have said in recent rulings. [Read More]

Stonington settles FOI complaint filed by The Day – The Day

06/20/17 – By Joe Wojtas Stonington — Just hours before a hearing was slated to take place Tuesday afternoon in Hartford, the town agreed to settle a Freedom of Information Act complaint filed by The Day that alleged the Board Continue reading Stonington settles FOI complaint filed by The Day – The Day

Enfield To Appeal FOI Commission Ruling On Police Brutality Lawsuit Settlements – Hartford Courant

06/20/17 – By Mikaela Porter Town officials plan to appeal last week’s Freedom of Information Commission decision that police brutality lawsuit settlement information involving a former Enfield officer is public information, saying the documents are exempt from FOI because they Continue reading Enfield To Appeal FOI Commission Ruling On Police Brutality Lawsuit Settlements – Hartford Courant

FOI Commission: Derby Must Release Lawyer’s Report On Police Chief – Valley Independent Sentinel

06/19/17 – By Ethan Fry Derby must release a lawyer’s report detailing an investigation of a complaint made against the city’s police chief, the Freedom of Information Commission ruled Wednesday (June 14). [Read More]