Candlewood Lake Authority found in violation of records law – Danbury News Times

09/23/17 – By Anna Quinn and Katrina Koerting The Freedom of Information Commission has found the Candlewood Lake Authority in violation of two statutes, ruling that it did not promptly respond last year to a request for records from an Continue reading Candlewood Lake Authority found in violation of records law – Danbury News Times

Herbst Files Elections Complaint Against Dan Drew – Hartford Courant

09/22/17 – By Christopher Keating The 2018 governor’s race is starting to heat up. Republican candidate Tim Herbst filed a formal complaint Friday against Middletown mayor Dan Drew for soliciting political contributions from city employees. [Read More]

‘The Fight Goes On’ For Prison Records Of Man Who Murdered Joyce Stochmal – Southbury Patch

09/20/17 – By Jack Kramer, Correspondent A Monday hearing on whether the family of a teenager brutally murdered in 1984 could receive the killer’s prison records wasn’t completed and will be finished on a later date. [Read More]

Cops’ addresses aren’t confidential when mayor shakes them down – Middletown Press

09/20/17 – By Jeff Mill MIDDLETOWN — Mayor Dan Drew sent a letter last week to every city employee, including police officers, asking for contributions, preferably $100, for his campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor. [Read More]

New Haven mayor misses Board of Education meetings amid superintendent search, quorum debate – New Haven Register

09/14/17 – By Brian Zahn NEW HAVEN >> Mayor Toni Harp is missing meetings of the Board of Education, on which she sits as a member, citing discontent with the search process for a new superintendent of schools as well Continue reading New Haven mayor misses Board of Education meetings amid superintendent search, quorum debate – New Haven Register

FOIC rules that utility co-op’s budget is public – The Day, New London

09/14/17 – By Claire Bessette HARTFORD — The state Freedom of Information Commission voted unanimously Wednesday that the operating budget of the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative, including staff salaries and board expenses, shall be made public. [Read More]

The Most Important Health Officials You’ve Never Heard Of: Insurance Commissioners in Hot Seat – Medscape

09/06/17 – By Julie Appleby With insurance premiums rising and national efforts at health reform in turmoil, a group of 50 state bureaucrats whom many voters probably can’t name have considerable power over consumers’ health plans: state insurance commissioners. [Read more]