From The Middletown Press:
(Nov 10, 2012) – The Region 13 school district was the second slowest in the state to respond to a request for a copy of the superintendent’s contract in a recent test done by three daily newspapers.
From The Westerly Sun:
N. STONINGTON — The Westerly Sun has filed a Freedom of Information Act complaint against the Board of Education, alleging two violations. The complaint alleges that the board failed to give the public the required 24-hour notice of a meeting, and that its members cast anonymous votes on paper ballots.
A few open government and FOIA news items selected from many of interest that we might or might not have drawn attention to earlier:
"Why I'm Suing the FBI, the DoD and the CIA"
Over the past year, I've filed dozens of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the FBI, CIA, Department of Defense, and other government agencies in hopes of prying loose documents I need to support my investigative reporting efforts on a wide-range of issues and policies.