East Windsor official seeks to ban resident from town meetings – Journal Inquirer

07/08/19 – By Anthony Branciforte EAST WINDSOR — The town’s lawyer is “looking into” a letter banning a resident from attending Board of Selectmen meetings until the end of the Read More …

Former police chief Matthew Reed has his dream job as an attorney for the Freedom of Information Commission – Waterbury Republican-American

07/07/19 – By Gabriella DeBenedictis HARTFORD — Matthew Reed sits below a giant poster of the Constitution in his office at the state Freedom of Information Commission in Hartford. Relics Read More …

Defenders of open government and FOI law in Connecticut fear the public’s right to know is being stifled – Waterbury Republican-American

07/07/19 – By Gabriella DeBenedictis Open government proponents in Connecticut, citing major new barriers to access public records, are concerned that state and local politicians have weakened the Freedom of Read More …

State investigation into prison birth drags into 17th month – The CT Mirror

07/03/19 – By Jenna Carlesso and Kelan Lyons Sixteen months after a woman gave birth on the toilet in her locked prison cell, the state Department of Correction has yet Read More …

Undo the Dalio fund’s exemption from the FOI Act – Connecticut Mirror

06/13/19 – By Mike Savino When the General Assembly returns for a special session to complete its unfinished business, lawmakers should also consider correcting a major mistake from this recently Read More …

Ken Dixon: Slamming windows on open government – New Haven Register

05/19/19 – By Ken Dixon Quietly, but surely, lawmakers with “good intentions” want to strip away your right to know. (Read More)

So You Want To Hire A New Superintendent: What Does The FOIA Permit (And Require)? – JD Supra

05/16/19 – By Pullman & Comley -School Law & Mark Sommaruga We are approaching a time of year where a board of education may have to deal with its long Read More …

Plans for a $100 million State Pier project, filling in acres of dock space, are secret

04/02/19 – By David Collins The Connecticut Port Authority is considering a $100 million grand remaking of State Pier, including filling seven acres of dock space between the existing pier Read More …

Documents reveal fired Meriden police captain secretly recorded meetings – Meriden Record-Journal

02/09/19 – By Matthew Zabierek MERIDEN — Former police captain Patrick Gaynor, who is contesting his July 2017 termination before the state labor board, could face new discipline if he Read More …

Illegally Secret Cop Drug Policy Released – New Haven Independent

02/08/19 – By Christopher Peak Former pot smokers, ravers and drunk drivers are all welcome to join New Haven’s police force. (Read More)