Watchdog agencies say mail lists compiled by legislators fair game for campaigns – Meriden Record-Journal

06/21/17 – By Mike Savino Email lists compiled by legislators are fair game for political campaigns, two watchdog agencies have said in recent rulings. [Read More]

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

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]

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

And Now to the (Police) Videotape – The Connecticut Law Tribune

12/21/16 On Dec. 8, recently retired Hartford police officer Sean Spell was arrested and charged with excessive force for his actions last summer. On June 4, police dashboard cameras recorded Spell kicking Emilio Diaz in the head as Diaz lay Continue reading And Now to the (Police) Videotape – The Connecticut Law Tribune

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