Derby Says Employees Will Take Open Government Refresher Course – Valley Independent Sentinel

06/02/19 – By Eugene Driscoll DERBY — City officials have promised to prepare a new written policy on how staffers comply with record requests, and to compel city workers to Read More …

Contract would limit disclosure of troopers’ personnel files – Associated Press

05/31/19 – By Dave Collins HARTFORD — A proposed new contract for Connecticut State Police includes new restrictions on the public release of information in troopers’ personnel files, drawing concerns Read More …

‘It’s a Pretty Apparent Conflict’: First Selectman Voices Concern About Parks & Rec Commissioner – New Canaanite

05/12/18 – By Michael Dinan An appointed town official is risking a conflict of interest due to her position on a private nonprofit organization whose work involves the very area Read More …

Top prosecutor says bill that would have kept Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s writings secret is needed to protect privacy rights – Hartford Courant

03/06/19 – by Dave Altimari Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane told legislators Wednesday he was surprised the state Supreme Court released Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s private documents and that Read More …

Bill would expand police secrecy – CTPost

03/06/19 – By Ken Dixon HARTFORD — A battle broke out Wednesday between law enforcement officials who want to expand their secrecy protections and those promoting the public’s right to Read More …

Sen. Alex Bergstein pays Capitol aide out of her own pocket, raises eyebrows in Hartford – Hartford Courant

02/22/19 – By Neil Vigdor Alex Bergstein disrupted the status quo at the ballot box and now the first Democratic state senator from Greenwich in 90 years is doing the Read More …

ACLU challenges decision by FOI Commission on police shooting – New Britain Herald

12/08/18 – By Lisa Backus HARTFORD – The Connecticut American Civil Liberties Union and the parents of a man shot and killed by New Britain police last year are challenging Read More …

FOIC Still Fighting For Disclosure On Insurance Acquisitions – CTNewsJunkie.com

12/03/18 – By Christine Stuart HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 3 p.m.) It’s been more than a year fraught with legal delay tactics by the Insurance Department, but the Freedom of Read More …

Sandy Hook shooter’s writings and belongings must be released to public, court rules – CBS News

10/23/18 – The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Police must release disturbing writings and other belongings of the Newtown school shooter to the public because they are not exempt from the Read More …