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

Ethics Panel Sends Rulings To BOS – The Newtown Bee

04/22/16 – By John Voket Following separate closed deliberation sessions and secret balloting April 18, both which may have Freedom of Information implications, Newtown’s Board of Ethics recommended local selectmen consider a number of violations against a current, and a Continue reading Ethics Panel Sends Rulings To BOS – The Newtown Bee

Legislation would allow for more private meetings – Meriden Record-Journal

03/13/16 – By Andrew Ragali Three decades ago, lawmakers amended a provision in the state’s freedom of information law to prevent public agencies entering executive session to consult with attorneys on general legal matters. A study of the issue at the Continue reading Legislation would allow for more private meetings – Meriden Record-Journal

Westbrook Settles, Ehlert Withdraws FOI Complaint – Zip06

02/09/16 – By Becky Coffey In a settlement agreement dated Jan. 27, the Town of Westbrook acknowledged several facts and in response, former selectman Chris Ehlert agreed to withdraw three Freedom of Information Act complaints he filed. Ehlert filed the Continue reading Westbrook Settles, Ehlert Withdraws FOI Complaint – Zip06

Freedom of Information Commission rules firefighter Brantley’s firing null and void – New Haven Register

By Ryan Flynn NEW HAVEN >> Aaron Brantley’s dismissal from the city’s fire department has been ruled null and void by the Freedom of Information Commission, due to procedural issues during his termination hearing. The decision was reached in a Continue reading Freedom of Information Commission rules firefighter Brantley’s firing null and void – New Haven Register

Failing An FOI Pop Quiz – The Newton Bee

Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act has been on the books for nearly 40 years. A couple of generations of public servants have been operating under its provisions. Yet after decades of illumination by the state’s Sunshine Laws, our elected and Continue reading Failing An FOI Pop Quiz – The Newton Bee