| Oct 31, 2014
Longtime incumbent Democratic state Rep. Peggy Sayers is facing a challenge from Republican Scott Storms for the 60th House District seat.
The district includes Windsor Locks and Windsor.
Sayers, 73, is seeking a ninth term in the state legislature....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Democratic Secretary of the State Denise Merrill's office allowed Mitchell Robles, a longtime district leader on Bridgeport's Democratic Town Committee, to keep his privileges as a notary public in 2011 despite failing to list felony drug convictions,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:59 PM
A franchise association is again speaking out against an opinion issued by the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel in July, asking that he disclose how he concluded that franchisers should be considered joint employers in labor disputes at...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The union representing rank-and-file Chicago police officers has sued the city and the Police Department to block the release of decades of records of complaints against thousands of current or former officers under Freedom of Information Act requests...
| Oct 25, 2014
It was seven years ago this fall that 28-year-old Nailah Franklin disappeared, touching off a frantic weeklong search for the bubbly pharmaceutical rep that ended with the tragic discovery of her body in a densely wooded south suburban area.
| Oct 18, 2014
| 1:32 PM
For evidence as to why an open government law riddled with exceptions does not serve the public, look no further than a battle the Daily Press is having with the Virginia court system.
For years, a compilation of records from Virginia's court system...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:56 PM
A civil liberties group is pressing for more information about an agreement between five local police departments to share telephone data collected during criminal investigations.
The ACLU of Virginia filed an open-records request on Wednesday to Newport...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care.
Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:41 PM
York County's Board of Supervisors is considering changing how it applies the state's Freedom of Information Act, including increasing fees for copies of the county's zoning ordinance and Yorktown design guidelines.
FOIA gives residents access to public...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:01 PM
RICHMOND – News that Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff dangled a state job in front of former state Sen. Phil Puckett in a desperate effort to keep him in the Senate opened a new window this week into the behind-the-scenes machinations that...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The University of Connecticut Foundation has spent about $75,000 to renovate the home it bought for $660,000 last year in Hartford's West End, as a fancy outpost for school President Susan Herbst to entertain donors and spend the night when she's got...