Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block release of school-level vaccination data – Connecticut Mirror

09/30/19 – By Jenna Carlesso A Superior Court judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by a Bristol couple seeking to bar the disclosure of school-level vaccination data in Connecticut. (Read Read More …

Skakel’s among cases sealed by new state law that creates secret trials – Hearst Connecticut Newspapers

09/30/19 – By Kaitlyn Krasselt A new law that will close Connecticut courtrooms and seal records of juveniles being prosecuted as adults for felony crimes will go into effect Tuesday. Read More …

Few legislators questioned change in law concerning criminal prosecutions of juveniles tried as adults – Waterbury Republican-American

09/29/19 – By Paul Hughes and Jonathan Shugarts State lawmakers barely questioned a sweeping change that largely removes criminal prosecutions of juveniles being tried as adults from the public view Read More …

Attorney may appeal state commission’s ruling on Drew complaint – The Middletown Press

09/27/19 – By Cassandra Day MIDDLETOWN — The attorney for two council members named in a Freedom of Information Commission complaint by the mayor is considering an appeal of the Read More …

Secret trials for murder are now Connecticut law – Journal Inquirer

09/25/19 – By Chris Powell Secret trials for murder, rape, and other atrocious crimes become the law in Connecticut on October 1, an outrage getting less attention than a small Read More …

Can There be a “Meeting” Under the FOIA in the Absence of a Quorum? The Appellate Court Just Spoke (but stay tuned). – JDSupra

09/20/19 – By Mark Sommaruga A common view has been that in the absence of a quorum, a “meeting” of a public agency that would be subject to Connecticut’s Freedom Read More …

FOI Commission compels city of Middletown to release some records to mayor – CTPost

09/17/19 – By Cassandra Day MIDDLETOWN — The state Freedom of Information Commission ruled Sept. 11 that some records related to a 2018 independent investigation into the mayor and multiple Read More …

Public health commissioner won’t release school-by-school vaccination data Inbox – Connecticut Mirror

08/27/19 – By Jenna Carlesso Renee Coleman-Mitchell, Connecticut’s public health commissioner, said Tuesday that she has no plans to release the most recent round of statewide school-by-school immunization data, despite Read More …

New State Government Study Group Plots to Keep Public Ignorant – Journal Inquirer

08/28/19 – By Chris Powell Criminal justice reform in Connecticut increasingly is being construed as concealing or obstructing access to criminal records. (Read More)

Judge signals interest in removing Mueller report redactions – Politico

08/05/19 – By Darren Samuelsohn A federal judge signaled Monday he’s considering removing the Mueller report’s redactions. (Read More)