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 …

FOIC orders Cheshire to release redacted internal affairs report – Record-Journal

09/26/18 – By Jesse Buchanan HARTFORD — The Freedom of Information Commission unanimously adopted a hearing officer’s recommendation that the town release a police internal affairs report. (Read More)

Police, Court Officials Won’t Identify Middletown Murder Victim, But Sources And Documents Say She’s A Hartford Teacher – Hartford Courant

09/27/18 – By Shawn R. Beals Police and court officials have said they cannot release the name of the Middletown woman killed Sept. 8 because of a state statute that requires Read More …

Psst! Did Ed Board Flunk FOI Class? – New Haven Independent

09/24/18 -By Christopher Peak The Board of Education may have violated the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act —  right in the middle of a workshop on how to follow that law. Read More …

Blast from the Past: Downloaded Movies Helped End Malloy’s Control over Watchdog Agencies – Yankee Institute for Public Policy

09/06/18 – By Marc E. Fitch Connecticut state auditors cited the State Elections Enforcement Commission for misuse of state computers because of a 2014 investigation, which found an employee or Read More …

EXCLUSIVE: Calls grow for release of New Britain police-involved shooting dash cam footage – Fox 61

08/31/18 – By Nia Hamm NEW BRITAIN — Police said a teal Toyota Paseo had been suspected in a string of carjackings and armed robberies when it was stopped on Read More …

New Canaan Committee Conducted Illegal Meetings, State Official Says – New Canaanite

08/22/18 – By Michael Dinan The town of New Canaan violated state sunshine laws by failing to notice or open to the public a series of meetings held over several 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 …