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Massachusetts Lawmakers Plan Vote Today on Public Records Legislation, Called Step in Right Direction by Open Government Groups


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Massachusetts Lawmakers Plan Vote Today on Public Records Legislation, Called Step in Right Direction by Open Government Groups

BOSTON - With legislation intended to reform the Massachusetts public records law headed to a vote today on Beacon Hill, open government groups are calling for passage in the House. The new bill released by the House Ways and Means Committee is the product of months of political wrangling, including significant lobbying by the Massachusetts Municipal Association and others who opposed many of the reforms advocacy groups sought.

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