Violations, fines pile up due to backlog for public information in CT – CT Post

01/26/19 – By Lisa Backus A Connecticut agency that includes the state police is racking up violations and fines due to a nearly two-year backlog in responding to public information Read More …

OP-ED | CCSU Report Illustrates Why Connecticut’s FOI Law Is Only As Good As Its Exemptions – CT News Junkie

01/24/19 – By Mike Savino A report from outside investigators this week detailing former students’ complaints of sexual misconduct against two Central Connecticut State University professors — and the university’s Read More …

Concealing crime records would be another injustice – Journal Inquirer

01/23/19 – By Chris Powell Criminal-justice reform in Connecticut increasingly is construed as a matter of concealing criminal records. Just-retired Gov. Dannel P. Malloy offered several proposals to this effect Read More …

Meriden Staff, Officials to Undergo Training After FOI Ruling – Meriden Record-Journal

01/17/19 – By Matthew Zabierek MERIDEN — The city will offer training on freedom of information compliance to all city boards and commissions next month after the FOI Commission ruled Read More …

Connecticut needs meaningful access to police videos – Hartford Courant

01/13/19 – By Sasha Dudding The parents of 20-year-old Zoe Dowdell had to wait 382 days before seeing the video capturing the moment of their son’s death in a 2017 Read More …

UNDERSTANDING CONNECTICUT’S FOIA: Electronic participation by board members at meetings: When and how it can be “legal”? – JD Supra

01/11/19 – By Pullman & Comley A common problem for boards of education is getting enough members in attendance at a board meeting in order to have a quorum (usually, Read More …

Bridgeport School board wrestles with staff relations and each other – CT Post

01/08/19 – By Linda Conner Lambeck BRIDGEPORT — The city school board met in private with its attorney Monday to discuss legal advice about board/staff relations but not before allowing Read More …

Video shows aftermath of alleged sexual assault by von Keyserling – Greenwich Time

12/16/18 – Staff Reports GREENWICH — Surveillance footage published Sunday reportedly shows the moments after Christopher von Keyserling, a former member of the Representative Town Meeting, allegedly sexually assaulted a Read More …

Report: Meriden School Readiness Council violated FOI rules – Meriden Record Journal

12/14/18 – By Matthew Zabierek MERIDEN — A Freedom of Information Commission hearing officer concluded the city’s School Readiness Council violated state transparency laws dating back several years and recommended Read More …

Audio of Supreme Court Oral Arguments Available via Judicial Branch Website – Connecticut Judicial Department

12/14/18 The Supreme Court has made available on its website, free of charge, audio recordings of oral arguments: https://www.jud.ct.gov/supremecourt/Audio/OralArgumentsAudio.aspx The audio is available from the Court’s Second Term, which began on Read More …