FOI Commission rules Connecticut’s incentive offer to Amazon is a trade secret – Meriden Record-Journal

11/13/18 – By Matthew Zabierek The Freedom of Information Commission has ruled that the state is not required to disclose tax incentives offered as part of its failed bid for Read More …

Some Democratic candidates sign on to FOI protection pledge – Journal Inquirer

11/01/18 – By Eric Bedner Several Democratic candidates for statewide office have signed a pledge to protect the Freedom of Information Act, but Republican candidates have yet to respond to Read More …

Candidates should sign FOI pledge – Norwich Bulletin

11/03/18 – Editorial In early October, the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information sent letters to candidates for constitutional offices to gauge their commitment to transparency and open government – Read More …

Unlike Republicans, Democrats Sign FOI Act Pledge – Waterbury Republican-American

11/01/18 – By Paul Hughes HARTFORD — Democratic candidates for statewide offices signed a pledge to support open government laws that their Republican counterparts have yet to sign, the Connecticut Council Read More …

State Will Not Appeal Supreme Court Ruling Ordering Release Of Sandy Hook Shooter Adam Lanza’s Records – The Hartford Courant

10/30/18 – By Dave Altimari State officials said Tuesday that they will not appeal the recent Supreme Courtdecision ordering the public release of documents and journals belonging to Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Read More …

State Renegotiates Television Network Contract – CTNewsJunkie.com

10/29/18 – By Christine Stuart HARTFORD, CT — A state contract to provide gavel-to-gavel coverage of Connecticut government that ended last fall will be renewed on Nov. 1. (Read More)

Derby Cop Had ‘Extensive’ Disciplinary History Before Quitting, IA Report Shows – Valley Independent Sentinel

11/24/18 – By Eugene Driscoll A Derby police officer who resigned earlier this year after allegedly attacking his girlfriend had been the subject of seven previous disciplinary actions, including one Read More …

Sandy Hook shooter’s writings and belongings must be released to public, court rules – CBS News

10/23/18 – The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Police must release disturbing writings and other belongings of the Newtown school shooter to the public because they are not exempt from the Read More …

Report: Former UConn coach Kevin Ollie faces ‘unethical conduct charge’ from NCAA – Bristol Herald Courier

09/28/18 – By Dom Amore The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — Former UConn men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie is facing an unethical conduct charge among other violations from the NCAA, according Read More …

Hearing Officer: Derby Violated FOI Act – Valley Independent Sentinel

09/26/18 – By Eugene Driscoll A hearing officer with the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission determined the Derby Police Department and the City of Derby violated state open government laws Read More …