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Stamford City officials, lawmakers to get sunshine law training

A state open-records expert will come to train city officials on freedom of information laws in June, following a complaint brought against the city by the head of the Republican Town Committee.

The RTC chairwoman, Eva Maldonado, recently withdrew a complaint to the state Freedom of Information Commission against the city that stemmed from a meeting involving deliberations around whether to allow an off-track betting parlor downtown.

Board of Representatives President Randall Skigen announced this week that Thomas Hennick, a public education officer for the state Freedom of Information Commission, will visit Stamford to train elected and appointed officials on open records laws. Continue>>>