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)

Courant wins top New England FOI award for winning release of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s records – Hartford Courant

02/01/19 – By John Ferraro The Hartford Courant has been awarded a top Freedom of Information award for its successful five-year legal battle to win release of documents seized from Read More …

Board Told To Keep Birks Eval Secret – New Haven Independent

01/30/19 – By Christopher Peak A consultant advised New Haven’s Board of Education not to put any part of the schools superintendent’s upcoming performance review on paper, other than a Read More …

Violations, fines pile up due to backlog for public information in CT – CT Post

01/26/19 – By Lisa Backus A Connecticut agency that includes the state police is racking up violations and fines due to a nearly two-year backlog in responding to public information Read More …