From several dozen troopers facing criminal charges in an expansive payroll fiasco, to drunk-driving drill instructors and other one-offs, the follies continue.
After SPAM received the full payment, its then-treasurer told investigators that Pullman demanded a check for $250,000 for Lynch Associates, pounding the table and yelling “Stop breaking my f**cking balls and give me the check!” when the treasurer questioned him.
Hosted by the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University in New Jersey, the gathering showcased the potential of not only journalists working with other journalists and outlets, but also of reporters connecting with nonprofits, activists, and an increasingly participatory public.
Gun laws, limits, and licensing in Mass—in perception and reality
“Like the time we knocked out two English papers, a science experiment, and built the White House out of sugar cubes,” Evan said. “It opened up our Sunday for filing Freedom of Information requests.”
It was a standard public information request … until the state set up a maze to block one intrepid reporter’s access to records
Who do you call when the cops rip you off?
In the Commonwealth, even paying for public records doesn’t guarantee you’ll get them
Some Government Agencies Are So Bad at Handling Public Records Requests, They Deserve an Award
Please excuse any sentimental camaraderie, but we do hope that you’ll join the chorus and echo our complaints.