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William A. O'Neill:

An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives.

Subseries Title: Howard Rifkin

Subseries ID: 002LC-0002

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BoxFolder IDFolder TitleFolder DatesFolder Contents
2690002LC-001CARC v. Thorne Longitudinal Study1988Results of the Longitudinal Study of CARC v. Thorne Class Members to study of the effects of community placement on previously institutionalized people with mental disabilities.
2690002LC-002Criminal Justice Program Review1988-1989Reports on the use of sworn personnel in the Department of Public Service, assessment of Lester Forst's ability to do his job, and Thomas Speers' activities with the State-wide Organized Crime Investi
2690002LC-003UConn Health CenterOctober 1988Investigative report by state auditors and the Attorney General's Office of misuse of funds and misconduct by the faculty and the University of Connecticut Foundation.
2690002LC-004UConn Health Center1988-1989Governor's statement about the investigation; list of auditors' recommendations; Health Center strategies for addressing misconduct; Health Center Director's statement to the University Board of Trust
2690002LC-005DMR Commissioner1989Letter of resignation of Brian Lensink as Commissioner of the Department of Mental Retardation and Governor's response.
2690002LC-006State Police Wire Tap Report--[Background Material]1989Standards for Law Enforcement Agencies; excerpt from Department of Public Safety State Police manual excerpt of testimony of Attorney Robert Meyers before the Legislative Program Review and Investigat
2690002LC-007State Police Wire Tap Report--[Correspondence]1989Memoranda reporting delivery of tape recordings from State Police; Governor's statement about allegations of State Police taping phone conversations between suspects and their lawyers; attorneys reque
2690002LC-008State Police Wire Tap Report--[Testimony]1989Selected testimony from investigation hearings held by the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee.
2700002LC-009State Police Wire Tap Report--Municipal Review1989Attorney General's questionnaire to determine tape recording practices of municipal police departments; Governor explains need for investigation of municipal departments in letter to City Manager of N
2700002LC-010State Police Wire Tap Report--Newspaper Clippings1989
2700002LC-011[State Police Wire Tap Report--Case Law]1989Chief State's Attorney memo to Chiefs of Police concerning the case State v. Stoddard in regards to police taping procedures; references to federal cases; field reports; documents and case law to be d
2700002LC-012[State Police Wire Tap Report]--Budget Information1987-1989Copies of budget requests by State Police for recording equipment; State Police request to keep tape recordings 18 months instead of 60 days.
2700002LC-013[State Police Wire Tap Report]--DPUC tariff1989Department of Public Utility Control tariff agreement with Southern New England Telephone Company including regulations covering recording conversations; notes on FCC exchange tariff.
2700002LC-014[State Police Wire Tap Report]--U.S. Attorney Investigation1989Subpoena to Lester Forst to testify before the grand jury; Chief State's Attorney offers to turn over tapes to FBI; Statement of Governor O'Neill's Review Team of State Police Taping Practices; inform
2700002LC-015State Police Wire Tap Report--Criminal Defense Lawyers v ForstNovember 1989Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association bring suit against Lester J. Forst and State Police officers; summons for Lt. Robert O'Shaughnessy; proposed preliminary injunction.
2700002LC-016State Police Wire Tap Report--[Rifkin's Notes][1989]Notes concerning goals of investigation team; names and phone numbers.
2700002LC-017State Police Wire Tap Report--[Rifkin's Binder]1989Three-ring binder of material on the case, including analysis, state and federal statutes, case law, prior Office of Legislative Research reports. [Binder removed and disposed of.]
2700002LC-018State Police Wire Tap Report--Preliminary DraftsNovember 1989Preliminary Historical Report on Troop Recorders; outline for report; draft of Section III on legal implications of wiretapping; executive summary; Chief State's Attorney comments regarding draft sect
2700002LC-019State Police Wire Tap Report--Draft INovember 1989
2700002LC-020State Police Wire Tap Report--Draft IIINovember 27, 1989
2700002LC-021State Police Wire Tap Report--Draft November 28November 28, 1989
2710002LC-022State Police Wire Tap Report--Final ReportNovember 29, 1989Report of the Governor's Committee to Review State Police and Municipal Police Department Tape Recording Practices and Policies.
2710002LC-023State Police Wire Tap Report--Supplemental ReportDecember 21, 1989Municipal responses to questionnaire.
2710002LC-024Sullivan, BernardNovember 1989Lester Forst's letter of retirement; Governor's letter appointing Bernard Sullivan Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety effective November 12, 1989.
2710002LC-025TornadoJuly 1989Governor's declaration of emergency; request to President for emergency declaration; damage assessments, Governor's schedule; press releases; statutes; names, addresses and phone numbers of town offic
2710002LC-0261990 Special SessionMay-June 1990Agency heads discuss issues needing to be addressed in session; drafts of Governor's resolution to call special session to address a bond issue for transportation purposes; counsel's notes; legislator
2720002LC-027Prison OvercrowdingApril -May 1988Opposition to location of correctional facility in Newtown; background information on the need for additional prison space; Rifkin invited to discuss the problem of the state's rising retrial incarcer
2720002LC-028Special Session1988Secretary of the State's call for and Governor's proclamation to convene a special legislative session.