Teachers union president files FOIA complaint against Board of Education – The Hour

06/16/17 – by Kevin Schultz NORWALK — The president of Norwalk’s public teachers union has filed a formal complaint with the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission against the city’s Board of Education and its Finance Committee. [Read More]

OP-ED | The Legislature Should Not Censor CT-N – CTNewsJunkie.com

06/15/17 – By Dan Klau The Connecticut General Assembly recently issued a Request for Proposals concerning the operation of CT-N — the Connecticut Television Network. As presently written, this RFP would dramatically restrict CT-N’s ability to cover Executive and Judicial Continue reading OP-ED | The Legislature Should Not Censor CT-N – CTNewsJunkie.com

FOI Hearing Officer: Enfield Broke Law By Withholding Settlements In Brutality Cases – Hartford Courant

06/14/17 – By Mikaela Porter The town of Enfield violated state law by not providing the ACLU of Connecticut records related to brutality lawsuit settlements involving a former officer, a Freedom of Information Commission hearing officer has ruled. [Read More]

FOI Commission Says Enfield Must Release Police Brutality Settlement Records – Hartford Courant

06/14/17 – By Mikaela Porter The Freedom of Information Commission Wednesday unanimously adopted a hearing officer’s report that found police brutality lawsuit settlements involving a former Enfield officer are public information. [Read More]

Wade may be fined for withholding records on Aetna-Humana merger – CT Mirror

06/08/17 – By Ann Radelat Katharine Wade, head of the Connecticut Insurance Department, may be fined $1,000 for violating public records laws because her agency declined to release documents relating to her approval of a proposed merger between Aetna and Continue reading Wade may be fined for withholding records on Aetna-Humana merger – CT Mirror

FOI Commission: Shelton Pension Board Played Games With The FOI Act – Valley Independent Sentinel

06/06/17 – By Ethan Fry Members of the Shelton pension board clearly didn’t have open government in mind when they changed meeting dates, failed to file meeting minutes on time, and moved gatherings from an obvious public space and into Continue reading FOI Commission: Shelton Pension Board Played Games With The FOI Act – Valley Independent Sentinel

Lawyer For Jeffny Pally’s Family Seeks To Keep Video Of Her Death Sealed From Public View – Hartford Courant

05/15/17 – By David Owens A lawyer for the parents of a UConn student struck and killed by a university fire vehicle in October argued Monday against release of a video showing the incident, saying its publication would cause overwhelming Continue reading Lawyer For Jeffny Pally’s Family Seeks To Keep Video Of Her Death Sealed From Public View – Hartford Courant

Editorial: Our View: CMEEC law codifies ethical behavior – Norwich Bulletin

12/14/16 – By Bulletin Editorial Board This week Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, introduced legislation aspiring to full transparency from the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Consortium and the state’s municipal utilities, the latest consequence from The Bulletin’s series of stories on Continue reading Editorial: Our View: CMEEC law codifies ethical behavior – Norwich Bulletin

Opinion: Thumbs up, thumbs down – Danbury News Times

12/13/16 – Thumbs up to New Milford resident Greg Mullen for appealing to the state Freedom of Information Commission recently over a meeting with some members of the Board of Education’s Facilities Committee and town officials over a draft agreement on Continue reading Opinion: Thumbs up, thumbs down – Danbury News Times