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Final Decision FIC2014-659
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Jeff Cohen and WNPR,
     Complainants
     against
Docket #FIC 2014-659
Chief Executive Officer, State of Connecticut,
Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange; State
of Connecticut, Connecticut Health Insurance
Exchange; and Maximus, Inc.
     Respondents
July 23, 2014

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on May 6, 2014, and June 12, 2014, at which time the complainants and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  A petition to intervene by Maximus, Inc., was granted without objection on May 6, 2014, and Maximus, Inc. participated in the contested case as a party.  For purposes of hearing, this matter was consolidated with Docket #FIC 2013-587; Jeff Cohen and WNPR v. Chief Executive Officer, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange.
     Following the hearing in this matter, the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange notified the Freedom of Information (“FOI”) Commission on June 26, 2014 and June 27, 2014, by e-mail, that it relinquished its claim of exemption and disclosed without redaction all of the records at issue in this matter.  The FOI Commission takes administrative notice of such e-mail letters. Consequently, the complainants withdrew their complaints by e-mail sent June 27, 2014.  The Freedom of Information Commission takes administrative notice of such e-mail letter.
     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 dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of July 23, 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:
Jeff Cohen and WNPR
1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT  06105
Chief Executive Officer, State of Connecticut, Connecticut
Health Insurance Exchange; State of Connecticut,
Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange; and Maximus, Inc.
c/o Tammy Preisner, Esq.
Kate Simon, Esq.
Virginia Lamb, Esq.
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT  06103
Intervenor:
Maximus, Inc.
c/o Michael Harrington, Esq.
Murtha Cullina LLP
CityPlace 1
185 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT  06103
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2013-659/FD/cac/7/23/2014