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They repeated these falsehoods to Kane-McGunigle, us, the Boston Globe, and to Galvin’s office.
If the best parts of the Senate bill survive and the worst provisions in the House bill are scrapped, then the Massachusetts public records law might become a little bit less broken.
There are a few possible solutions. One would be giving Galvin’s office more power to enforce the law. Another would be to streamline the process by eliminating Galvin’s role entirely and having the AG’s office handle the process from start to finish.
After nearly two months, seven in-person visits, numerous phone calls and emails, and a run-in with the Wilmington police, we finally received some of the records we requested.
"I think there's a lot of unanswered questions about the Malcolm X assassination."
Meet the crusaders battling for everyone’s right to record cops in the commonwealth…