City representative wins FOI complaint against ethics board

From Stamford Advocate:

The state Freedom of Information Commission ordered Board of Ethics members to undergo Freedom of Information training after ruling the board's hearing panel improperly entered an executive session during a May 2011 meeting.

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Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission Annual Conference—April 3, 2012

From Shipman & Goodwin

Sessions during the all-day affair will focus on questions about the juxtaposition between open government and economic development.  Those conference sessions will explore the fact that Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act presumes access to the public’s business and the fact that economic development negotiations can crave secrecy.

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