State law proposed in reaction to Trump commission – Waterbury Republican-American

03/04/18 – By Bill Bittar HARTFORD — President Donald Trump’s advisory commission on election integrity requested voter information from all 50 states, leading to thousands of complaints to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office from residents concerned over the release Continue reading State law proposed in reaction to Trump commission – Waterbury Republican-American

Supreme Court Justices Grill Attorneys In Sandy Hook Records Case – Hartford Courant

03/01/18 – By Matthew Kauffman When Adam Lanza was in fifth grade, he created an eight-chapter booklet about a brutal gun-toting woman and her son, who attacked children, soldiers and eventually, each other. Years later, Lanza built a meticulously detailed spreadsheet of Continue reading Supreme Court Justices Grill Attorneys In Sandy Hook Records Case – Hartford Courant

Committee Seeks To Retain Public Access To Commission – CTNewsJunkie.com

03/01/18 – By Christine Stuart HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers will get their first look at the recommendations from the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth on Thursday afternoon, but some want to know more about how the commission arrived Continue reading Committee Seeks To Retain Public Access To Commission – CTNewsJunkie.com

Secret settlement in Norwich shows need for reform – The Day

02/26/18 – By The Day Editorial Board Something is wrong when a municipally owned utility makes a confidential payoff to bury a harassment complaint filed by a female employee against the chairman of the board and the board plays no Continue reading Secret settlement in Norwich shows need for reform – The Day

Bill would help FOI Commission address ‘vexatious’ complaints, but includes fee – Meriden Record-Journal

02/27/18 – By Mike Savino HARTFORD — Lawmakers are considering a compromise between municipalities and the Freedom of Information Commission aimed at helping both sides deal with seemingly tedious or excessive requests for public documents. [Read More]

State Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In 12/14 Evidence Case – The Newton Bee

02/24/18 – By Andrew Gorosko HARTFORD — On March 1, the Connecticut Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in an appeal through which The Hartford Courant is seeking to obtain from state police copies of certain documents that Continue reading State Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In 12/14 Evidence Case – The Newton Bee

ABOVE the LAW: How Government Unions’ Extralegal Privileges Are Harming Public Employees, Taxpayers and the State – The Yankee Institute

By: Priya Abraham Brannick, MA and F. Vincent Vernuccio, JD The report issued by the Yankee Institute about the privileges bestowed by Connecticut state law on government employee unions has a section about “supersedence,” whereby union contracts, some of them Continue reading ABOVE the LAW: How Government Unions’ Extralegal Privileges Are Harming Public Employees, Taxpayers and the State – The Yankee Institute

Prohibit hush money for departing state employees – Journal Inquirer

02/07/18 – By Chris Powell According to Connecticut’s state auditors, state agencies have been paying departing employees hundreds of thousands of dollars in what is essentially hush money, compensating them lavishly for leaving in exchange for their promise that they Continue reading Prohibit hush money for departing state employees – Journal Inquirer