Paul Wilson asks about a $500,000 state budget item for athletic fields in Senate President Murray’s district that she sponsored after a failed Prop. 2 1/2 vote by local voters.
Robin Whitworth asks: What are your thoughts on NEMLEC’s contention they are not subject to MA open record laws?
Back in 2008, I became aware and concerned that the MBTA Retirement Fund is not subject to the same transparency rules that apply to state agencies. My understanding of this issue has greatly evolved over the past few months: While I have undiminished passion for transparency, I have to admit that the Retirement Fund is […]
On February 25, 2014, the Joint Committee on Public Service will be holding a public oversight hearing on the MBTA Retirement Fund. Below, please find an overview of the applicability of the public records law and state ethics law to the MBTA Retirement Fund and Board. PUBLIC RECORDS LAW APPLICABILITY In May of 2013, Senator […]
Senator Brownsberger passed on the ideas of a constituent for improving the process by whicvh government enters into contracts for web site development. December 9, 2013 John Letchford Chief Information Officer and Assistant Secretary Administration & Finance 1 Ashburton Place, Room 804 Boston, MA 02108 Dear Mr. Letchford, I have recently met […]
The legislation sponsored by Senator Brownsberger paved the way for the opening of the MBTA pension books. The Boston Herald has been covering this story. The data was released from the MBTA, as the Retirement Board had refused to release the information.