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Final Decision FIC2014-063
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Edward Peruta and American News
and Information Services Inc.,
     Complainants
     against
Docket #FIC 2014-063
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
December 17, 2014

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on October 16, 2013, at which time the complainants and the respondents appeared.  However, pursuant to an agreement reached between the parties, the hearing was continued to permit further discussions which would lead to the settlement of the complaint in this matter.
     For purposes of the hearing, this matter was consolidated with Docket #FIC 2014-007; Edward Peruta 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; Docket #FIC 2014-057; 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; Docket #FIC 2014-060; 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.
     Thereafter, by e-mail dated October 28, 2014, the complainant indicated that he wished to withdraw the complaint in this matter.  The Commission takes administrative notice of the complainant’s October 28, 2014 letter of withdrawal.

     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
     1.  The complaint is hereby dismissed.  The parties are commended for reaching an amicable resolution to the complaint in this matter.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of December 17, 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

FIC/2014-063/FD/cac/12/17/2014