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 …

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 …

CCFOI statement against sealing criminal records to help people get housing

February 7, 2019 The Honorable Dennis Bradley, Senate Chair The Honorable Brandon McGee, House Chair Housing Committee Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Office Building, Room 2700 Hartford, Connecticut 06106 Dear Chairmen Read More …

Some Democratic candidates sign on to FOI protection pledge – Journal Inquirer

11/01/18 – By Eric Bedner Several Democratic candidates for statewide office have signed a pledge to protect the Freedom of Information Act, but Republican candidates have yet to respond to Read More …

Candidates should sign FOI pledge – Norwich Bulletin

11/03/18 – Editorial In early October, the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information sent letters to candidates for constitutional offices to gauge their commitment to transparency and open government – Read More …

FOI Commission finds no fault with Southington council caucus – Record-Journal

07/30/18 – By Jesse Buchanan SOUTHINGTON — The state Freedom of Information Commission concurred with a hearing officer’s opinion that a Republican caucus last year didn’t constitute a meeting and therefore Read More …

Restore the Transcription of Public Hearing Testimony! – CCFOI

Without benefit of public hearing or even public notice, the legislature has ended the transcription of public hearings.  WE STRONGLY OPPOSE THIS DECISION AND URGE THAT FUNDING FOR TRANSCRIPTION BE Read More …

Thousands of Waterbury 911 Calls Deleted During Software Upgrade: Police – NBC Connecticut

06/12/18 – By Sujata Jain Thousands of 911 calls were erased from the Waterbury Police Department’s hard drive during a software update, according to the interim police chief. (Read More)

Andover figure lost job over lewdness; Selectman Linddy had obscene apron – Journal Inquirer

06/07/18 – By Emily Brindley ANDOVER — Complaints that led to Selectman Jay Linddy being fired from his town jobs were prompted by his display of a lewd apron in Read More …