February 26, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 26, 2015 1:44pm
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 11:38am
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 2:04pm
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 8:00am
January 14, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 14, 2015 1:02pm
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.
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January 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2015 3:00pm
January 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 5:29am
It wasn’t the recent boost in salary for the University of Connecticut’s president that prompted state Rep. Gail Lavielle to propose legislation to require more transparency from the University of Connecticut Foundation.
December 24, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 24, 2014 5:30am
With the 2014 election in the rearview mirror, the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee in the coming session will look to address some of the issues raised during this year’s campaigns and at the polls.
December 5, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | December 5, 2014 5:30am
Every now and then something happens that makes me say to myself, “Thank goodness I live in America.” No, we’re not talking about a particularly uplifting story, but one of attempted censorship, before the fact, right here in Connecticut.
November 7, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | November 7, 2014 5:30am
Aside from the fact that the state woke up and decided not to put in the governor’s mansion an erratic financier who wouldn’t tell us what he’d do if elected, voters who rose Wednesday morning had something else to be grateful for: Comptroller Kevin Lembo was re-elected.