Top prosecutor says bill that would have kept Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s writings secret is needed to protect privacy rights – Hartford Courant

03/06/19 – by Dave Altimari Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane told legislators Wednesday he was surprised the state Supreme Court released Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s private documents and that Read More …

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 …

OP-ED | CCSU Report Illustrates Why Connecticut’s FOI Law Is Only As Good As Its Exemptions – CT News Junkie

01/24/19 – By Mike Savino A report from outside investigators this week detailing former students’ complaints of sexual misconduct against two Central Connecticut State University professors — and the university’s Read More …

Connecticut needs meaningful access to police videos – Hartford Courant

01/13/19 – By Sasha Dudding The parents of 20-year-old Zoe Dowdell had to wait 382 days before seeing the video capturing the moment of their son’s death in a 2017 Read More …

Bridgeport School board wrestles with staff relations and each other – CT Post

01/08/19 – By Linda Conner Lambeck BRIDGEPORT — The city school board met in private with its attorney Monday to discuss legal advice about board/staff relations but not before allowing Read More …

Department of Education Ranked in Top 10 of FOIA Lawsuits – Campus Technology

12/06/18 – By Dian Schaffhauser A Freedom of Information Act project measuring the number of FOIA lawsuits filed against federal agencies has added the Department of Education to the top-10 list Read More …

Norwich school board seeks documents, meeting with NFA on sexual assault charges – The Day

12/05/18 – By Claire Bessette Norwich — The Board of Education on Wednesday sent a 10-point Freedom of Information Act request to Norwich Free Academy for extensive documentation pertaining to sexual assault Read More …

FOIC Still Fighting For Disclosure On Insurance Acquisitions – CTNewsJunkie.com

12/03/18 – By Christine Stuart HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 3 p.m.) It’s been more than a year fraught with legal delay tactics by the Insurance Department, but the Freedom of Read More …