The Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission is scheduled to take up a recommended order requiring release of emails from the associate of Scott Bates hired as a $6,500-a-month media relations consultant.
A year has gone by since Gov. Lamont promised New London representation on the board of the port authority and has done nothing even though he could make appointments to replace members with expired terms.
Port authority board vacancies, improper appointments and the lack of compliance with state law might make any action of the agency subject to legal challenge.
The governor has refused to supply copies of a signed memorandum starting talks for a $93 million remake of State Pier in New London and hasn't offered any reason why it would be exempt from FOI laws.
Pat Gagliardo, the Norwich psychic who led police to the remains of a missing Coast Guard warrant officer found in his car at the bottom of the Thames River in New London, died this week.
Kooris served on the port authority board by virtue of his state job, which he has left. He is not a political appointee with a set term.
Lies appeared to be part of the spectacle Wednesday at the Transportation Committee's hearing on the Connecticut Port Authority
The Transportation Committee will have its work cut out at a Wednesday hearing meant to explore problems at the scandal-ridden port authority.
Not only will AG WIlliam Tong not release the complaint, but he won't talk about or describe it.
Scott Bates of Stonington, the former chairman of the scandal-ridden Connecticut Port Authority, will have a lot to explain when he testifies Dec. 4 before the Transportation Committee.
The excuse blaming the lawyers on the wording of the document is no longer credible.
Ferry company says an "installation vessel" that would be moored at State Pier would interfere with ferries arriving at and leaving terminals.
A street that provides access to the Mystic River is not marked as public access.
The mayor might want to be more realistic about the state of the city, as he starts a new term.
An unusual round house on an oceanfront lot on the south side of Fishers Island is being restored, after standing empty for years.
Legal bills provided in response to a Freedom of Information request are heavily redacted.
Tactics of umbrage, attacks and lies seem to be creeping into local Connecticut politics
Thomas McNally says questions about his Facebook posts are a "witch hunt."
The comptroller wrote to the port authority to say checkbook-level expenditures reported to his office in January as complete may not have been.
The developer who lost the chance to buy Seaside when Gov. Dannel Malloy tore up the sales contract has been waiting years for the state to give him permission to sue.
The Republican candidate running for Stonington first selectman says he doesn't believe a town-commissioned study predicting ominous effects from rising sea levels.
Strangely, the DMV renewed my registration, knowing the car flunked the emissions test.
The governor announced in May that a deal was struck, but after all these months, no agreement has been signed and no one is explaining why not.
Mayor Michael Passero faces challenges from the left and right.
Fees from ferry passengers are a considerable revenue source for many port communities.
Port cargo handled in New London was on a steady growth curve until the competing New Haven terminal owner took over.
The town is considering changes, first proposed when the Smiler's Wharf project surfaced, to make the main thoroughfare through the neighborhood one-way.
The mayor is going out of town for a fundraiser with suggested donations of $100 to $1,000.
The town has stonewalled replacement of missing Mystic Coastal Access signs for three years, and when a few replacements finally went up, they don't clearly mark public trails.
The NDAs have kept many from speaking out about the loss of work since Gateway Terminal took over the port of New London and began diverting cargo to its own non-union facility in New Haven.
The porn star turned stand-up comic roasted President Donald Trump in a gig Wednesday at Comix Roadhouse.
Closing New London's port to traditional cargo could divert ships to the non-union port of New Haven and take work away from New London's unionized longshoremen.
The secretary of the state has not responded to a request for spending authorizations by her deputy, Scott Bates, who resigned from the board of the Connecticut Port Authority amid growing scandals.
Port authority lawyers offered the fired office manager $5,000 to sign a deal preventing her from speaking to the news media.
Now is the time for legislators to speak up about keeping part of the of New London open to traditional cargo.
The daughter of famous peace activists, Berrigan is an unlikely but engaging candidate for mayor of New London
Pease, a slave who was freed at the age of 39, started a school in New London for black children.
The governor should give the public a meaningful opportunity to have input into plans that could close the port of New London to traditional cargo.
You would think the former chairman of the Connecticut Port Authority would want to come forward to explain his stewardship of the scandal-ridden agency.
Police approached Blacker before Tuesday's Transportation Committee hearing and wanted him to come down to their troop offices to give a statement, missing the hearing.
The governor and his allies have not released public documents that would explain the job changes made at the troubled Connecticut Port Authority, including the director being placed on paid leave, or details of a wind deal that would change the port of New London.
Senate Republican leader says Scott Bates' continuing service as deputy secretary of the state is problematic.
Plans for making New London into an exclsuive port for wind turbine assembly, already submitted for environmental permits, might require approval by the New London City Council.
The authority hired a Rhode Island firm for renovations to its Old Saybrook offices, paying more than twice as much as the bid by a Groton designer.
As chairman of the board of the Connecticut Port Authority, Scott Bates, deputy secretary of the state, helped an associate win a $6,500-a-month contract from the authority, beating out a local firm with more experience.
Scott Bates, deputy secretary of the state, while chairman of the Connecticut Port Authority signed off on the agency buying photographs from the daughter of board member Bonnie Reemsnyder, first selectwoman of Old Lyme.
The governor ignores a promise he made with great ceremony: to give New London a seat on the Connecticut Port Authority board.
Deputy Secretary of State Scott Bates, a board member and former chairman of the Connecticut Port Authority, hosted at his Stonington home a campaign event for Gov. Ned Lamont's election campaign.