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NH firefighters’ union chief, Hartford Courant reporter win new NEFAC Awards

 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - One pursued a nine-year crusade that yielded an order refunding $53 million to New Hampshire public employees. The other cracked a shell of silence to expose misconduct in the New Britain, Conn., Police Department. Both are being recognized by the New England First Amendment Coalition with first-time presentations: David Lang, a retired firefighter and president of  The […]

Deadline extended to Jan. 14 for NEFAC awards to citizen, journalist who advanced the public’s right to know

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The New England First Amendment Coalition is extending to Jan. 14 the entry deadline on new awards to private citizens and professional journalists who advanced the public’s right to know in 2012. Rosanna Cavanagh, NEFAC executive director, said the fact the awards were introduced only last month and the amount of interest […]