Lawmakers allow utilities panel’s members to sidestep FOI requirements – Journal Inquirer

By Mike Savino

The General Assembly this week approved an exemption from the state’s Freedom of Information Act for communications among members of the Public Utilities Regulations Authority that occur between scheduled meetings.

PURA members identified the issue as their top priority in their annual letter last year, saying FOI requirements were making such communications difficult.

Because PURA consists of only three commissioners, a communication between any two members constitutes a quorum and qualifies as a public meeting under the FOI Act. [Read More]

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