Capital Prep Principal Filed Harassment Complaint Against Hartford School Board Chairman – Hartford Courant

01/03/18 – By Kathleen Megan The principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School filed a harassment complaint against Hartford School Board Chairman Craig Stallings and then filed a Freedom of Information complaint in October when the school district failed to provide Continue reading Capital Prep Principal Filed Harassment Complaint Against Hartford School Board Chairman – Hartford Courant

Top Connecticut court cases in 2018 involve Newtown, Skakel – Bristol Herald Courier

01/01/18 – By Dave Collins, AP HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court is expected to issue decisions and hear arguments in a variety of notable cases in 2018, including a newspaper’s quest for documents that belonged to the Continue reading Top Connecticut court cases in 2018 involve Newtown, Skakel – Bristol Herald Courier

Council Suspends Rules, Moves CIP Back To Board Of Selectmen – The Newtown Bee

12/16/17 (update 12/18/17) – By John Voket For the first time in memory, the newly seated Legislative Council voted unanimously to suspend its own rules in order to move a matter of business that was not listed for action on Continue reading Council Suspends Rules, Moves CIP Back To Board Of Selectmen – The Newtown Bee

Selectman withdraws FOI complaint, files new request – Citizen’s News

12/15/17 – By Elio Gugliotti BEACON FALLS — Selectman Michael Krenesky withdrew a freedom of information complaint against Tax Collector Mary Anne Holloway last week prior to a hearing and days before filing a new FOI request with the tax Continue reading Selectman withdraws FOI complaint, files new request – Citizen’s News

Open Government Pop Quiz! – Valley Independent Sentinel

12/13/17 – By Staff On this very special episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” reporters Ethan Fry and Eugene Driscoll quiz Thomas Hennick on the ins and outs of the state’s Freedom of Information Act.   Hennick is Continue reading Open Government Pop Quiz! – Valley Independent Sentinel

Save the Date — Forum on Freedom of Information Act & local government realities – New Canaan Advertiser

By Greg Reilly There will be a public forum about the Freedom of Information Act and its practical realities for local government on Jan. 23, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Town officials and the general public are urged Continue reading Save the Date — Forum on Freedom of Information Act & local government realities – New Canaan Advertiser

State police whitewash ‘cover our ass’ scheme – Journal Inquirer

11/11/17 – By Chris Powell Michael Picard is a provocateur in support of gun rights and opposition to drunken-driving checkpoints. Whatever people think of his politics, he has acted within the law, as he did one night in September 2015, Continue reading State police whitewash ‘cover our ass’ scheme – Journal Inquirer

Hearing officer finds City of Meriden violated open records law – Meriden Record-Journal

11/10/17 – By Leigh Tauss MERIDEN — The city violated open records laws by failing to release a letter of discipline issued to the city attorney, according to a hearing officer’s report to the Freedom of Information Commission. [Read More]