Editorial: Police secrecy bill should be defeated – The Litchfield County Times

03/13/19 – By Hearst Connecticut Media Group Editorial Board The public does not need more secrecy from police. If anything, there should be less. (Read More)

Seized evidence should not be kept secret – Connecticut Mirror

03/11/19 – By Michael Savino The Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information advocates, on behalf of the news media and other open government advocates, to preserve the public’s right to Read More …

Transparency helps public understand actions of police – Meriden Record-Journal

03/08/19 – Editorial A proposed bill seeking an exemption from state Freedom of Information laws would greatly hinder the public’s right to know. In the interests of transparency it should Read More …

Police Secrecy Bill Should Be Defeated – Danbury News-Times

03/06/19 – By Hearst Connecticut Media Group Editorial Board The public does not need more secrecy from police. If anything, there should be less. (Read More)    

What Should Remain Public Information In Criminal Investigations? – CTNewsJunkie.com

03/07/19 – By Jack Kramer HARTFORD, CT — Whether the public should have access to all evidence seized in a criminal investigation was the subject of a Judiciary Committee public Read More …

Bill would expand police secrecy – CTPost

03/06/19 – By Ken Dixon HARTFORD — A battle broke out Wednesday between law enforcement officials who want to expand their secrecy protections and those promoting the public’s right to Read More …

CCFOI statement against sealing criminal records to help people get housing

February 7, 2019 The Honorable Dennis Bradley, Senate Chair The Honorable Brandon McGee, House Chair Housing Committee Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Office Building, Room 2700 Hartford, Connecticut 06106 Dear Chairmen 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 …

FOI Commission finds no fault with Southington council caucus – Record-Journal

07/30/18 – By Jesse Buchanan SOUTHINGTON — The state Freedom of Information Commission concurred with a hearing officer’s opinion that a Republican caucus last year didn’t constitute a meeting and therefore Read More …