Member quizzes Conn. panel on private vs. public

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press

Updated 3:55 pm, Wednesday, August 21, 2013
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The president of a Connecticut open government group on Wednesday questioned the makeup of a task force that’s charged with recommending to state lawmakers how to balance victim privacy with the public’s right to know, in the wake of the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

James Smith, a task force member and the president of the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information, said he’s concerned the overall membership of…

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