A reporter’s fight to learn more about harassment in a small town’s police department
I’ve recently run into back-to-back critical failures that threaten the ability of requesters, be they media or private citizens, to even obtain records at all, let alone obtain them in a timely manner.
Mass AG shows just how useless public info laws are, but change is possible
Get those seeds in the ground right away, Mass
Secretary holds sham hearing on records access
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
Secretary of the Commonwealth shames independents (but should instead be ashamed of himself)
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