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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Companies that hire disabled ordered to pay back wages

    The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Pennsylvania organizations to pay $118,000 in back wages to workers with disabilities since 2011, according to records PublicSource obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The workers, who mostly...
  • Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders

    Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders
    The start of a school year wafts in on a cloud of optimism and high hopes. You know something important is happening when the state relaxes its sales tax so new clothes are a trifle less expensive. Backpacks fly off the shelves. Reading lists and game...
  • Since its founding, the CIA rarely has met a secret it doesn't like

    WASHINGTON The CIA's current fight to keep secret the details of its terror suspect interrogations echoes its long history of keeping the public in the dark, sometimes for decades. This latest skirmish pits the spy agency against the Senate...
  • Some Pennsylvania counties not receiving data on crude oil trains

    WASHINGTON Two counties in Pennsylvania that hug rail lines used to transport large volumes of crude oil have not been notified about the cargo, in spite of a May requirement from the U.S. Department of Transportation that states share that information...
  • UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million

    UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million
    STORRS — The University of Connecticut Foundation had its best fundraising year ever, bringing in more than $81 million in new gifts and commitments in the fiscal year that ended on June 30. The $81.4 million raised represents a sharp increase...
  • Ferguson chief says officer didn't know Michael Brown was suspect in robbery

    FERGUSON, Mo. The officer who shot Ferguson teen Michael Brown stopped Brown and another teen because they were walking in the street, not because of a robbery a few minutes earlier, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said Friday afternoon. Jackson said...
  • Staff news: Brandi Grissom, Amy Fiscus, Melody Petersen join L.A. Times

    Staff news: Brandi Grissom, Amy Fiscus, Melody Petersen join L.A. Times
    Times editors have announced three additions to the newsroom staff -- enterprise editor; an assistant editor in Washington, D.C.; and an aerospace reporter:  From Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin: As managing editor of...
  • Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks

    Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks
    On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon. Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the wagon onto the...
  • 'Curiosity's Cats' editor recounts Mad Bomber research

    'Curiosity's Cats' editor recounts Mad Bomber research
    "I have let loose enough information in my letters it seems to isolate a grain of sand in a bucket." — From an anonymous letter George Metesky sent to a newspaper in 1956 As editor of "Curiosity's Cats: Writers on Research," I had asked...
  • So Far, A Cease-Fire In War Against FOI, Watchdogs

    It's been six months since The Courant published its wish list for this year in the editorial series Agenda 2014 (on http://www.courantopinion.com. It's time for an update. Open Government So far this year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state lawmakers...
  • Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'

    Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...