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 …

Stamford Democrats to Interview Candidates for Open Seat on Board of Ed – CT Examiner

By Angela Carella 01/06/2023 Paul Arvoy is the father of four children who went through Stamford Public Schools, and a fifth who is in high school now. Arvoy, himself a Read More …

Judge orders West Haven to release documents to man incarcerated for home invasion – New Haven Register

07/01/2021 – By Brian Zahn WEST HAVEN — Following an order by a magistrate judge to produce documents, the city said it has turned over material to an incarcerated man Read More …

Lamont team favored rich utilities as New London sought better host deal on State Pier – The Day

06/26/21 – By David Collins I learned from a review of 2020 emails, obtained through a Freedom of Information request, some interesting things related to Gov. Ned Lamont’s generous rebuilding Read More …

Soulemane lawyer says West Haven cops ignored requests for info – CT Insider

06/09/2020 – Meghan Friedmann and Clare Dignan WEST HAVEN — An attorney representing the family of a man shot by state police said local police for months have ignored his Read More …

Cromwell Democratic leader accuses mayor of ‘grandstanding’ against Lamont over reopening – The Middletown Press

05/22/2020  – By Jeff Mill CROMWELL – Democrats are chiding Mayor Enzo Faienza for calling a special Town Council meeting this week during which he criticized Gov. Ned Lamont for Read More …

Lamont and his party don’t see eye-to-eye on secrecy rules for partnerships with private sector – The CT Mirror

05/20/2020 – By Keith M. Phaneuf As Connecticut’s education partnership with Dalio Philanthropies evaporated Tuesday, an aggrieved Gov. Ned Lamont insisted his administration wasn’t done teaming with talented individuals from Read More …

RHAM board strips member of chairmanship after whistleblower complaint – Journal Inquirer

05/16/2020 – By Michelle France HEBRON — Exactly one week after RHAM Board of Education Chairwoman Susan Rapeyle made a whistleblower complaint about board members’ unethical — and possibly illegal Read More …

Bridgeport refuses to release video from false rape case despite order from state commission – CTPost.com

05/12/2020 – By Daniel Tepfer BRIDGEPORT — The city has filed a lawsuit against the state Freedom of Information Commission seeking to appeal an order by the commission that the Read More …

State legislature considers limiting dissemination of voter information – Waterbury Republican-American

02/29/2020 – By Paul Hughes HARTFORD — State lawmakers are considering voter privacy protections that trouble open government advocates and the state Freedom of Information Commission. (Read More)