CCFOI Meeting Minutes – Dec. 18, 2019

Present President Mike Savino, Vice President Matt Kauffman, Michele Jacklin, Mitch Pearlman Savino called the meeting to order at 12:25 President’s Report: Savino said he plans to talk with Wendy Metcalf, Hearst Connecticut VP of Content, about Heast CT’s contribution. He also informed the board that CCFOI has signed it’s support for application to the Reporters’ Committee for a Free Press program that would place a free lawyer in Connecticut. The lawyer would spend a year working with media outlets on FOI issues. Approval of the November meeting minutes. Motion by Pealman, seconded by Jacklin. Passed unanimously Legislative Report: Jacklyn updated the board on a meeting with Sen. Gary Winfield. Legislative Agenda: The board made no changes to the agenda. Members agreed Savino should talk with plaintiffs in lawsuit over law about juvenile transfers to adult court before deciding whether to remove that item from the legislative agenda. Motion to adjourn. Unanimous. Savino adjourned the meeting at 1:40 p.m.