Lawmakers Stand Firm On Elimination of Public Hearing Transcripts – CT News Junkie

06/07/18 – By Christine Stuart HARTFORD, CT — Good government advocates continued this week to criticize legislative leaders for ending the practice of transcribing public hearings, but at least two Read More …

Eliminating transcripts draws the shades on government a little more – Connecticut Mirror, Hartford

06/07/18 – By Michele Jacklin and Jeffrey Daniels Continuing their effort to draw the shade over the window of government accountability and transparency, General Assembly leaders have abandoned the longstanding Read More …

End of committee hearing transcripts criticized – Waterbury Republican-American

06/06/18 – By Paul Hughes HARTFORD — Open government advocates are criticizing General Assembly leaders for saving $100,000 a year in the state budget by ending the long-standing practice of Read More …

State argues tax incentives offered to Amazon must remain secret – Meriden Record-Journal

05/31/18 – By Matthew Zabierek Revealing the tax incentives offered in the state’s failed bid for Amazon’s second headquarters would put Connecticut at a competitive disadvantage, officials with the Department Read More …

Restore public access to public hearings – Statement by CCFOI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2018 CONTACTS: Zachary Janowski  zacharyjanowski@gmail.com Michele Jacklin michelej.ct@gmail.com Jeff Daniels jeff@jdsail.com HARTFORD – The Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information (CCFOI) today criticized General Assembly leaders for abandoning Read More …

Bloomfield’s Blue Hills Fire Chief Robert Farmer Relieved Of Duties – Hartford Courant

04/05/18 – By Steven Goode The Blue Hills Board of Fire Commissioners abruptly relieved Blue Hills Fire Chief Robert Farmer of his duties at its monthly meeting Wednesday. [Read More]

Fill In NHPD’s [Redacted] Drug Policy – New Haven Independent

03/23/18 – By Christopher Peak Prompted by city lawyers, the New Haven Police Department turned over a copy of its new two-page hiring guidelines — with almost every line about Read More …

Blue Hills Fire Commissioners Appear Before FOI Commission – Hartford Courant

03/23/18 – By Steven Goode Two Blue Hills Fire District commissioners appeared before the state Freedom of Information Commission Friday to respond to a complaint filed against them last October. Read More …

Meriden considers updating Code of Ethics – Meriden Record-Journal

03/21/18 – By Leigh Tauss MERIDEN — The Board of Ethics is asking the City Council to create a bi-partisan ad hoc committee to consider revising the city’s Code of Read More …