March 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 5:30am
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would require hospital executives to disclose the “salary, severance, stock offering or any financial gain” of its officers, board members, and senior managers when a hospital changes hands.
March 20, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 20, 2015 12:00pm
March 13, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 13, 2015 2:30pm
Less than a year after the state Supreme Court ruled that police could withhold arrest information while criminal prosecutions are ongoing, lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would essentially undo that decision.
March 5, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | March 5, 2015 3:20pm
In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, we’ve endured a well-organized effort to roll back freedom of information laws. Now we are confronted with a nonprofit fundraising arm of a public university that insists it should be cloaked in secrecy, even as it bankrolls the salaries and activities of leading public officials.
February 26, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 26, 2015 2:44pm
University of Connecticut officials on Thursday defended a decision to use UConn Foundation funds to raise President Susan Herbst’s salary, during a hearing on a proposal that would require more transparency from the nonprofit foundation.
February 12, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 12, 2015 12:38pm
Lawmakers will hear public testimony Friday on a bill to reverse a 2014 state Supreme Court ruling, which limited the information police must release to the public before a criminal case is resolved.
February 6, 2015
by James Smith | February 6, 2015 3:04pm
Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and state Comptroller Kevin Lembo – a card carrying FOI advocate – have signed the Freedom of Information Pledge proffered by the non-profit advocacy group Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information. It took several weeks for Malloy to decide to sign on. Lembo asked immediately, “where do I sign?”
January 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2015 9:00am
January 14, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 14, 2015 2:02pm
The public notoriety of a multiple murderer justifies the release of her medical records more than 50 years after her death, a lawyer for the Freedom of Information Commission argued Wednesday before the state Supreme Court.
Tags: freedom of information
January 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2015 4:00pm