Could New Software Speed Up FOIA Responses? – Government Executive

07/17/18 – By Charles S. Clark Attorneys have long been using what are called e-Discovery tools to organize documents gathered as evidence. But now, according to one San Francisco-based software Read More …

Department of Correction denies FOI request in Garner prison death – CTPost.com

07/13/18 – By Bill Cummings HARTFORD — The state Department of Correction is refusing to release an incident report over the March death of an inmate at Garner Correctional Institution Read More …

FOIC Staff: Ed Board Violated Law – New Haven Independent

07/12/18 – By Christopher Peak By not posting completed agendas on time and whispering to each other during meetings, a school board committee violated the state’s open meetings law, concludes Read More …

State FOI Commission rules NPU General Manager John Bilda’s notes are public – The Day

07/12/18 – By Claire Bessette Hartford — The Freedom of Information Commission voted 3-0 Wednesday that three pages of notes taken by Norwich Public Utilities General Manager John Bilda in the Read More …

Boughton: Danbury police will release daily crime info for transparency in gov’t – News Times

07/05/18 – By Dirk Perrefort DANBURY — It took a rash of nearly 20 car break-ins around fitness centers before Mayor Mark Boughton promised Thursday to provide more transparency from Read More …

NPU objects to FOI hearing officer decision to release notes on sexual harassment investigation – The Day

06/28/18 – By Claire Bessette Norwich — Norwich Public Utilities is seeking reversal of a state Freedom of Information hearing officer’s proposed decision that NPU release three pages of notes in the Read More …

Restore the Transcription of Public Hearing Testimony! – CCFOI

Without benefit of public hearing or even public notice, the legislature has ended the transcription of public hearings.  WE STRONGLY OPPOSE THIS DECISION AND URGE THAT FUNDING FOR TRANSCRIPTION BE Read More …

Vexatious FOI complaints subject of new law – The Wilton Bulletin

06/20/18 – By Tony Spinelli Citizens who routinely and repeatedly file Freedom of Information complaints over thin reasons are the subjects of a new law passed by the state legislature Read More …

Unhealthy Secrecy Surrounds Faculty Records In State University System – Hartford Courant

06/17/18 – Editorial An unhealthy secrecy surrounds faculty records in the Connecticut State University System. Those records are off-limits to the taxpayers who employ the professors. (Read More)

Stonington dismisses employee’s complaints about public works director – The Day

06/14/18 – By Joe Wojtas Stonington — Highway Department employee Dan Oliverio said Thursday that the town’s 2-month-long investigation into his allegation that he is being unfairly targeted by Public Read More …