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 …

Thousands of Waterbury 911 Calls Deleted During Software Upgrade: Police – NBC Connecticut

06/12/18 – By Sujata Jain Thousands of 911 calls were erased from the Waterbury Police Department’s hard drive during a software update, according to the interim police chief. (Read More)

Andover figure lost job over lewdness; Selectman Linddy had obscene apron – Journal Inquirer

06/07/18 – By Emily Brindley ANDOVER — Complaints that led to Selectman Jay Linddy being fired from his town jobs were prompted by his display of a lewd apron in Read More …

Lawmakers Stand Firm On Elimination of Public Hearing Transcripts – CT News Junkie

06/07/18 – By Christine Stuart HARTFORD, CT — Good government advocates continued this week to criticize legislative leaders for ending the practice of transcribing public hearings, but at least two Read More …

Eliminating transcripts draws the shades on government a little more – Connecticut Mirror, Hartford

06/07/18 – By Michele Jacklin and Jeffrey Daniels Continuing their effort to draw the shade over the window of government accountability and transparency, General Assembly leaders have abandoned the longstanding Read More …