Freedom of Information is essential for shedding light on government action and holding governments accountable. Yet this bill could have a chilling effect on people's abilities to access information from their local governments. If passed, it could make public municipal documents inaccessible and unaffordable for everyday people. The ACLU of Connecticut opposes this bill, which would stifle people's abilities to access public information that they have a right to obtain.

Status

Pending

Session

2018

Bill number

H.B. 5261

Position

Oppose

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