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Final Decision FIC2014-051
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Edward Peruta and American News
and Information Services Inc.,
     Complainants
     against
Docket #FIC 2014-051
Dora Schriro, Commissioner, State of
Connecticut, Department of Emergency
Services and Public Protection; and State
of Connecticut, Department of Emergency
Services and Public Protection,
     Respondents
November 19, 2014

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on September 25, 2014, at which time the complainants and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  For purposes of hearing, the matter was consolidated with Docket #FIC 2014-052; Edward Peruta and American News and Information Services Inc. v. Dora Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and Docket #FIC 2014-053; Edward Peruta and American News and Information Services Inc. v. Dora Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.
     Subsequent to the hearing and by letter dated October 31, 2014, the complainants informed the Commission that they were withdrawing their complaint.  The Commission takes administrative notice of such withdrawal.
     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
     1.  Based on the withdrawal of the complaint, the complaint is hereby dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of November 19, 2014.
__________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-180(c), G.S., THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION, OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.
THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:
Edward Peruta and American News
and Information Services Inc.
c/o Rachel Baird, Esq.
8 Church Street
Torrington, CT  06790
Stephen R. Sarnoski, Esq.
Assistant Attorney General
State of Connecticut,
Office of the Attorney General
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT  06105
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

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