Drafting these regulations was an opportunity to clarify vague and troubling language, but Galvin’s office has failed to address several issues left by state lawmakers.
Top Dems make a show of pretending they might enforce the public records law
Enforcement of the Massachusetts records law will never happen under Galvin and Healey
Who do you call when the cops rip you off?
Instead of improving enforcement, the Legislature decided to allow municipal agencies to grant themselves up to 25 business days to produce records
In response to our recent column, Pittsfield police say they will not prevent future loss of evidence, while Berkshire DA calls his office’s failure to review evidence before a court date fair and ethical
Western Mass city loses police records, DA keeps failure secret
In the Commonwealth, even paying for public records doesn’t guarantee you’ll get them
They repeated these falsehoods to Kane-McGunigle, us, the Boston Globe, and to Galvin’s office.