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Connecticut Freedom of Information Act

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  • Good To See Pledge On Freedom Of Information

    Good To See Pledge On Freedom Of Information
    It's heartening that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate for governor Joe Visconti say they will sign a pledge supporting the state's Freedom of Information law and that Republican nominee Tom Foley says he supports the premise of the pledge even though he doesn't sign such things.
  • Secrecy Means Government By Them, For Them — Not You

    Secrecy Means Government By Them, For Them — Not You
    Connecticut's Freedom of Information Act was passed in 1975, making it the first of its kind. It's a good law. Its premise is that the government belongs to the people. Therefore, the people should know what government is doing. Seems reasonable. Last...

    Debate Begins Early Over Bill To Disclose State Handgun Owners' Names, Addresses

    Debate Begins Early Over Bill To Disclose State Handgun Owners' Names, Addresses
    The names and addresses of about 170,000 handgun permit holders in Connecticut, now kept confidential by law, could be made public under a proposed bill that pits gun owners against would-be reformers in the aftermath of the Dec. 14 Newtown school...

    Secretly Drafted Bill Would Leave Release of Some Newtown Investigative Records Up To Families

     Secretly Drafted Bill Would Leave Release of Some Newtown Investigative Records Up To Families
    A secretly drafted bill to block release of photos, tapes of 911 calls and death certificates related to the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre could be acted on in the General Assembly as early as the end of the week, officials said Wednesday....