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  • Storms Challenges Sayers For In 60th House District

    Storms Challenges Sayers For In 60th House District
    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....
  • Democratic Official Failed To Disclose Convictions, But Merrill's Office Let Him Continue As Notary

    Democratic Official Failed To Disclose Convictions, But Merrill's Office Let Him Continue As Notary
    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,...
  • Franchising group seeks reasoning behind NLRB opinion

    Franchising group seeks reasoning behind NLRB opinion
    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...
  • Police union sues to block release of decades of officer complaints

    Police union sues to block release of decades of officer complaints
    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...
  • Justice in Nailah Franklin death: Years of delay, Cook County Jail havoc

    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. A few...
  • The court's contempt

    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...
  • ACLU files open records request for police phone data-sharing program

    ACLU files open records request for police phone data-sharing program
    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...
  • UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor
    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...
  • York supervisors to review FOIA fees

    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...
  • McAuliffe chides aide over Puckett phone message

    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...
  • Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs

    Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs
    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...