The Stories Behind the Biggest Stories of 2018

The Connecticut Foundation for Open Government invites you to join your friends, colleagues and some of Connecticut’s finest journalists for the 3rd Annual

The Stories Behind the Biggest Stories of 2018

Join us for a fascinating evening to review, relive and explore the stories behind six of last year’s most important stories, with the editors and reporters who brought them to you.

 Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The Lyceum Resource and Conference Center, 227 Lawrence Street, Hartford

5 p.m. Reception and Registration  /  5:30-7 p.m.  Program


· Election of Connecticut’s first African-American congresswoman

· Defeat of Andrew McDonald’s nomination to be Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court

· Long-delayed, strongly-contested release of the Adam Lanza papers

· Substance abuse problems of Connecticut nurses

· Huge impact of waves of hurricane evacuees and immigrants

· Narrow victory of Gov. Ned Lamont


· Vanessa de la Torre, WNPR

· Kate Farrish, CT Health Investigative Team

· John Ferraro, Hartford Courant

· Dan Haar, Hearst Newspapers

· Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror



Free Parking, Beer & Wine, Snacks       $10 Donation