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]

GOP leader calls concealment of probe into state troopers’ conduct ‘jarring’ – Journal Inquirer

08/23/17 – By Eric Bedner HARTFORD — Republican Senate President Pro Tem Leonard Fasano of North Haven is criticizing the decision of the Connecticut State Police to conceal an internal affairs investigation involving three troopers who were recorded attempting to Continue reading GOP leader calls concealment of probe into state troopers’ conduct ‘jarring’ – Journal Inquirer

Police Refuse to Say if Accused Troopers Were Disciplined – U.S. News & World Report

08/15/17 – By Dave Collins HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police are citing “invasion of privacy” concerns in refusing to release the findings of an internal affairs investigation involving a trooper and two sergeants accused of fabricating charges against Continue reading Police Refuse to Say if Accused Troopers Were Disciplined – U.S. News & World Report

BOF member files FOI complaint about illegal council meeting – The Southington Observer

08/09/17 – By Jen Cardines Democratic Board of Finance member John Moise filed an official complaint to the state’s Freedom of Information Commission in Hartford this week. Moise said that he mailed the document on Tuesday, Aug. 8 in regards Continue reading BOF member files FOI complaint about illegal council meeting – The Southington Observer

City of Meriden refuses to release letter of discipline issued to city attorney – Meridian Record-Journal

08/08/17 – By Leigh Tauss MERIDEN — The city is refusing to release a letter of discipline issued to City Attorney Deborah Moore, claiming its release may constitute an invasion of personal privacy. [Read More]

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