Legislative task force in Conn. adopts look, listen but do not copy (without a trip to the commission) rule
Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Testimony March 2, 2015 – Government Administration and Elections Committee
CCFOI 60th Anniversary Luncheon Award Winners and Officers
The FOI Loophole: Third-Party Contracts

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

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

Klau: “Training The Key” Lesson From Police Arrest Of Reporter – Branford Eagle

12/21/16 – By Staff The president of the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Tuesday called for New Haven police to train its cops better on dealing with journalists and camera-wielding citizens at crime scenes. Read More