Wielding FOI Act, columnist Collins made his mark – The Day, New London

By Brian Hallenback 01/21/23 For David Collins, The Day’s columnist, 2022 was a typically impactful year. He weighed in on the Connecticut Port Authority’s role in transforming State Pier in Read More …

CT Agencies — Mostly in Secret — Use Computers to Make Critical Decisions; Agencies Stonewall Public Requests to Reveal How The Work is Done

Three major CT state agencies have used automated software programs, called algorithms, to make policy decisions affecting school funding, removing children from families, and hiring state workers, but are unable Read More …

Crusading journalist Forrest Palmer dies – Waterbury Republican-American

12/24/19 – By Andrew Larson SOUTHBURY –- A longtime journalist, known as a crusader for open government and fierce defender of the state’s Freedom of Information Act, died Friday. Forrest Read More …

Save the Date

The Stories Behind the Biggest Stories of 2019 Monday, Jan. 27 The Lyceum Center Reception: 5 p.m. Program: 5:30 to 7 p.m. $10 Donation. Walk-ins Welcome. RSVP

CFOG’s 2019 High School Essay Contest

CFOG has announced the topics for its 2019 High School Essay Contest. (Read More)