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  • Legislators Urged To Undo Court Ruling That Lets Police Suppress Arrest Details

    Legislators Urged To Undo Court Ruling That Lets Police Suppress Arrest Details
    Police departments in Connecticut don't have to release much information about arrests that they make — not in a timely manner, anyway — and open-government advocates are now saying that legislators need to pass a bill to increase disclosure requirements.
  • New Bill Would Put Activism Under State's Thumb

    New Bill Would Put Activism Under State's Thumb
    Not everyone in government is a vigorous advocate of free speech. The Office of State Ethics has proposed a bill that would require many people engaged in the broadly defined act of "grass-roots lobbying" to be deemed lobbyists under state law. It would...

    After Tenet Collapse, A Scramble: Rockville, Manchester Hospitals Up For Sale

    After Tenet Collapse, A Scramble: Rockville, Manchester Hospitals Up For Sale
    Hopes were still alive for a merger with Tenet Healthcare when the board of directors at Eastern Connecticut Health Network convened its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Twenty-four minutes later, in mid-meeting, CEO Peter J....

    It's Too Easy For Police To View Private Cellphone Data Under Connecticut Law, ACLU Says

    Under a little-noticed state law passed in 2005 to keep pace with rapidly advancing telecommunication technology, police departments in Connecticut have obtained at least 13,500 court orders to gain access to citizens' cellphone records without meeting...

    Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case

    Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case
    When a Republican does something questionable politically, it's generally Democrats who criticize him or her, and vice-versa. But here's a case of Republicans blasting other Republicans in public; it's another example of the polarizing power of twice-...