Downloads will include content about FOI issues and news in Connecticut and beyond. We’ll be sharing links, reports, documents, video and audio you can view and download. This content will focus on legislation, public policies, and current events to make government in Connecticut more open and transparent and its citizens more informed. We’d like to hear from you and hope you will contribute. If you find relevant content that can provide benefit to others, please email the content or the link.

Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic, Yale Law School – Algorithmic Accountability: The Need for a New Approach to Transparency and Accountability When Government Functions Are Performed by Algorithms

Seigenthaler Report – Uncovering The Police: Converging Trends Threaten Public Accountability of Local and State Law Enforcement Across the United States

Knight Foundation – State of Public Trust in Local News

Protecting Sources and Whistleblowers: The First Amendment and Public Employee’s Right to Speak to the Media

NFOIC Portal to Compliance: A Qualitative Analysis of Online Public Record Request Services of Major U.S. Cities

NFOIC 2020 Vision – Vision, Mission, Strategies, Goals, Objectives for 2020 and Beyond

CFOG White Paper – Government Algorithms and the Public’s Right to Know



CFOG White Paper – Executive Branch Measures to Enhance Public Access to Government Information in Connecticut

Connecticut Freedom of Information Act


Resource Links

We have compiled links to interesting and valuable content about Freedom of Information (FOI) issues, news and events in Connecticut and beyond. These links include information at the local, state and national levels about legislation, public policies, current events, and educational materials. If you find have links to relevant content that we can include, please send them to us.

State and Local

Connecticut General Assembly

Connecticut State Website

Connecticut – Towns & City Governments

Connecticut Open Data

Connecticut Data Collaborative

Connecticut FOI Act


National and Federal

Annual FOIA Reports

Guide to the Freedom of Information Act

FOIA Update


Your Right to Federal Records

Brechner Center for Freedom of Information

Electronic Privacy Information Center

Federal Agency Records Officers

Freedom of Information Clearinghouse

National Freedom of Information Coalition

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press