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 …

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)

Editorial: Police secrecy bill should be defeated – The Litchfield County Times

03/13/19 – By Hearst Connecticut Media Group Editorial Board The public does not need more secrecy from police. If anything, there should be less. (Read More)

Seized evidence should not be kept secret – Connecticut Mirror

03/11/19 – By Michael Savino The Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information advocates, on behalf of the news media and other open government advocates, to preserve the public’s right to Read More …

Bill would allow too much police secrecy – The Day of New London

03/10/19 – By The Day Editorial Board Imagine that the son of a local politician is arrested on charges that the business he operates is a front for illegal drugs Read More …

Editorial: Police investigations are, and must remain, public – Hartford Courant

03/10/19 – By Editorial The Connecticut Supreme Court got it right in October when it ruled that documents seized in the course of a police investigation are public. But now, a bill in Read More …

Transparency helps public understand actions of police – Meriden Record-Journal

03/08/19 – Editorial A proposed bill seeking an exemption from state Freedom of Information laws would greatly hinder the public’s right to know. In the interests of transparency it should 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 …

Police Secrecy Bill Should Be Defeated – Danbury News-Times

03/06/19 – By Hearst Connecticut Media Group Editorial Board The public does not need more secrecy from police. If anything, there should be less. (Read More)    

What Should Remain Public Information In Criminal Investigations? – CTNewsJunkie.com

03/07/19 – By Jack Kramer HARTFORD, CT — Whether the public should have access to all evidence seized in a criminal investigation was the subject of a Judiciary Committee public Read More …