I cover state government for the Record-Journal in Meriden, CT. I am also president of the Connecticut Society for Professional Journalists and serve on the boards of directors for both the Connecticut Council for Freedom of Information and the Connecticut Foundation for Open Government.
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CCFOI honors Record-Journal reporter with Collins Award
MERIDEN — Sen. Len Suzio is hosting a relief drive Saturday to collect items for residents in Puerto Rico.Suzio said he organized the drive, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Ocean State Job Lot on East Main Street, to collect both coats and school supplies. Puerto Rico continues to recover from Hurriance Irma, which was a Category 4 storm when it made landfall in late September.
State Rep. Vincent Candelora is the Connecticut Alliance of YMCA’s 2017 legislative champion, a recognition for his work supporting and advocating on behalf of the organization. Candelora, R-North Branford, received the award during a ceremony Thursday at the Rotary/YMCA Teen Center on Elm Street in Wallingford. His legislative district includes a section of Wallingford. “I certainly support the organization and their concepts,” Candelora said during an interview Friday.
Staff writer Leigh Tauss joins the Morning Record podcast to talk about two recent stories about documents showing a hands-on management style in Meriden. A story over the weekend reported an FOI victory as the Record Journal won its fight to obtain a record of discipline, followed by a story Thursday on City Manager Guy Scaife instructing staff to visit the home of City Councilor Sonya Jelks for the purpose of enforcing the blight ordinance.
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