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)

Minority legislators are silent on the unaccountability of police – Journal Inquirer

02/26/2020 – By Chris Powell Black and Hispanic state legislators often complain about the need for more accountability from the police, but like their colleagues in the General Assembly they Read More …

Connecticut schools can’t claim employee misconduct records are FERPA protected, FOI commission rules – Student Press Law Center

02/25/2020 – By Cameren Boatner The Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission, an administrative agency that enforces open record laws, unanimously decided on Feb. 13 that schools cannot withhold educator misconduct Read More …

Shelton school board to get Freedom of Information lesson to settle complaint – CT Post

02/23/2020 – By Brian Gioiele SHELTON — The Board of Education has acknowledged that it violated state Freedom of Information rules at its Nov. 20 meeting and that it will Read More …

Witness, detective paint different pictures of cold case – Norwich Bulletin

02/21/2020 – By The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A public hearing surrounding an unsolved homicide case shed light on the current status of the investigation, with the son Read More …

Mike Savino: A win for disclosure in Connecticut – Waterbury Republican-American

02/23/2020 – By Mike Savino On Feb. 13 the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission ordered the state police to undergo training on the state’s open-government laws because of frequent violations. Read More …

Dave Collins: Lamont’s port authority spending lavishly in FOI fight – The Day, New London

02/20/2020 – By Dave Collins I was startled, when I turned up at a Freedom of Information Commission hearing room Thursday for an airing of one of my FOI requests, Read More …