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The Hartford CourantA secretly drafted bill to block release of photos, tapes of 911 calls and death certificates related to the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre could be acted on in the General Assembly as early as the end of the week, officials said Wednesday....
The Hartford CourantThe staffs of the state's top prosecutor and the governor's office have been working in secret with General Assembly leaders on legislation to withhold records related to the police investigation into the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre —...
Tags: Lawyers, Police Investigations, Adam Lanza, Danbury, Government
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the U.S. government had properly classified top secret more than 50 images of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden taken after his death, and that the government did not need to release them....
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday backed the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos. The three-judge...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers on Friday began an investigation into whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency greatly favored left-leaning environmentalists over conservative groups when granting fee waivers for requests to...
The latest attempt to draw the curtain of secrecy around state government would exempt pardon applications from the Freedom of Information Act. It is baneful. Like so many similar proposals introduced in the General Assembly this year, it amounts to...
TROUBLED SCHOOL DISTRICT Buena Vista school board OKs debt plan, may reopen LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Saginaw County's Buena Vista district soon could reopen its doors after the local school board approved a plan aimed at bringing the district out...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan House committee is expected to take up a bill that would restrict how much government agencies can charge for Freedom of Information Act requests. The House Oversight Committee is expected to consider the bill...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan House committee has put off a debate on a bill that would restrict how much government agencies can charge for Freedom of Information Act requests. The House Oversight Committee was supposed to consider the bill...
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has scheduled an announcement on his political future. Bing spokesman Bob Warfield says the announcement will be made at noon today at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The deadline to...
The Hartford CourantEvery year the lights go out a little more on the public's right to know about its government, and they're growing dimmer again in 2013. Legislation pending in the Connecticut General Assembly could further erode the state's Freedom of Information Law...
The overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum concealed from the public independent reports of lax financial controls and widespread spending abuses at the taxpayer-owned stadium that included sloppy accounting of hot dog sales and excessive perks...
May 22, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 21, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 21, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 21, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 17, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 17, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 15, 2013 |Story| AP Michigan
May 15, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 14, 2013 |Story| AP Michigan
May 14, 2013 |Story| AP Michigan
May 10, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
May 9, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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