Connecticut FOI Resources

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Connecticut Foundation for Open Government (NFOIC Affiliate)
35 Bunker Hill Rd.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Contact: Daniel Klau, President
http://www.ctfog.org/
 
 
 
New England First Amendment Coalition (NFOIC Affiliate)
111 Milk Street
Westborough, MA  01581
Contact: Justin Silverman, Executive Director
http://nefirstamendment.org/
Email mail@nefirstamendment.org

 

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Meetings Law Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-200 et seq.
Closed: Certain personnel matters; collective bargaining and negotiating sessions; administrative staff meetings; certain real estate transactions; security strategy; and pending litigation negotiations.

Open Records Law Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-200 et seq.
Exempt: Fifteen total exemptions including: Personnel, medical and some law enforcement files; juvenile; some witness and victim identification records; pending litigation files; and real estate documents.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

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FOI HOTLINE

Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
(860) 566-5682
http://www.ct.gov/foi
foi@ct.gov
"The Freedom of Information Commission's mission is to administer and enforce the provisions of the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, and to thereby ensure citizen access to the records and meetings of public agencies in the State of Connecticut."

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CONTACTS

Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
18-20 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone (860) 566-5682
Fax (860) 566-6474
http://www.ct.gov/foi/
Email foi@ct.gov

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FORM LETTERS

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (800) 336-4243 or (703) 807-2100
Email rcfp@rcfp.org
FOIA Letter Generator

 

Student Press Law Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (703) 807-1904
Email splc@splc.org
Request Letter Generator

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PUBLICATIONS

Media and the Law Handbook
Hartford, CT: Hartford County Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association, 2000, 110 p.
Price: Free to the media.
Format: One-volume handbook. 8 in.
Order from:
Connecticut Bar Association
PO Box 350
30 Bank St.
New Britain, CT 06050-0350
Phone (860) 223-4400
 

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

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