Body cam footage shows Norwalk cop taken to ground during arrest – The Hour

11/16/19 – By Pat Tomlinson NORWALK — State police have released body camera footage showing a veteran Norwalk police officer being taken to the ground for allegedly resisting arrest after Read More …

Public information watchdog: Body cam footage of Norwalk cop’s DUI should be released – The Hour

11/14/19 – By Pat Tomlinson NORWALK — Connecticut’s public information watchdog group disagrees with the state police’s decision to deny the release of body cam footage that allegedly shows a Read More …

Charges of secrecy, sniping follow health care savings initiative – The CT Mirror

11/11/19 – By Keith M. Phaneuf Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano has insisted for months that Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget is unbalanced and relies on hundreds of millions of Read More …

Braasch challenges YPD for body cam footage – Yale Daily News

11/05/19 – By John Besche A little more than a year after Sarah Braasch faced national backlash for calling campus police on a black student sleeping in her common room, Read More …

North Stonington man says Zoning Board of Appeals barred him from public meeting – The Day

11/02/19 – By Joe Wojtas North Stonington — A local landscaper involved in a zoning battle with the town has filed a complaint with the state Freedom of Information Commission Read More …

Letter: Disappointed In Derby – Valley Independent Sentinel

11/01/19 – By Benjamin Judd I write with great disappointment in the Mayor Dziekan administration’s handling of the Freedom of Information issues in the City of Derby. (Read More)

Candidate says Derby government is politicizing right to know – Valley Independent Sentinel

10/22/19 – By Eugene Driscoll DERBY — A candidate for Derby City Treasurer and the tax board has filed a Freedom of Information (FOI) complaint against the city, saying city Read More …

After denying videos existed, state police produce chase footage at FOI hearing – Waterbury Republican-American

10/22/19 – By Andy Thibault HARTFORD — State police at a freedom-of-information hearing today produced videos from a high-speed chase after months of denials that the videos existed. The hearing 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 …

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 …