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Freedom of Information Act

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  • CBS To Air Recording of Woman Minutes Before Her Murder

    CBS' "48 Hours" will be airing parts of a chilling voice recording of a woman pleading for her life just before she was murdered. In 2012, New York lawyer Jason Bohn killed girlfriend and Weight Watchers exec Danielle Thomas in their apartment by...
  • John Kass: Don't tune out the newest Benghazi developments

    Why is Benghazi important to Americans? You'll hear a lot about Benghazi in coming days and you'll hear the familiar screeching of partisan politics, now that House Speaker John Boehner has decided to convene a select committee to investigate the 2012...
  • Release of White House email stirs up a new controversy over Benghazi

    A newly released email has again put President Obama and his senior aides on the defensive for their response to the 2012 attack that killed four Americans at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Ben Rhodes, Obama’s deputy national...
  • State Dept. to release competence reports on future ambassador picks

    State Dept. to release competence reports on future ambassador picks
    WASHINGTON — After a string of embarrassing confirmation hearings in which President Obama’s picks for ambassador displayed gaps of knowledge on the countries they were to serve in, the State Department has agreed to publish details on the...
  • Feds Interested In 'Business As Usual'

    While most people were donning frightful masks last week to mark Halloween, state Democratic Party chairwoman Nancy DiNardo slipped — revealing her ugly philosophy of politics. "In politics, nobody does something for nothing," DiNardo said,...
  • Remember Us? Your Constituents?

    Remember Us? Your Constituents?
    I’m not a news junkie. I’m a truth junkie and an information junkie. I want to know what I want to know. Edward Snowden broke the law and should go to jail, but I glad he did what he did. Information is power and it’s almost the only...
  • Judge Strikes Blow Against Government Secrecy

    Let's give State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III the benefit of the doubt and assume that he is a nice guy whose instinct to protect the families of Sandy Hook victims is so strong that, for no other reason, he attempted to bend the laws of the state...
  • Police Survey, Records Bill Cloud 'Sunshine Week'

    This is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government, but you wouldn't know it in Connecticut. To wit: •A team of reporters from the New Haven Register and Middletown Press visited all 92 municipal police...
  • Why Should Crime Victims' Information Make The News?

    Why Should Crime Victims' Information Make The News?
    Watergate. Benghazi. The Kennedy assassination. The need for government transparency has been evident through the decades, as has the need for a tool to obtain documents and information to hold the government accountable. The federal Freedom of...
  • An Embarrassing Sandy Hook Report

    Some high-ranking state officials continue to plunder their credibility in their quest to shut the public out of the people's business. The assault on the public's sensibilities reached a Captain Queeg-like level of madness with the release of Danbury...
  • More Government Power To Keep Truth Under Wraps

    The people's right to know is, like "the spirit of scientific inquiry," a "search for the truth," wrote Herbert Brucker in his 1949 groundbreaking book "Freedom of Information." The highly regarded Hartford Courant editor and journalism educator has...