Full Disclosure

Full Disclosure

It's a simple equation: Transparency is only as good as the access available to public documents. With this in mind, CommonWealth has set up an information page to help residents wade through the state’s public records request system. Here you’ll find detailed information on making public records requests, links to records available online at state websites, as well as links to CommonWealth’s own growing public records database.

SFI Filings: 2012

Constitutional officers Governor’s Council Cabinet members Authorities, Committees and Agencies College Presidents County Courts House Senate Constitutional officers Patrick, Deval Murray, Timothy Bump, Suzanne Coakley, Martha Galvin, William F. Grossman, Steven Governor’s Council Cipollini, Charles Cipollini, Oliver Devaney, Marilyn P. Duff, Eileen Iannella, Jr., Christopher Jubinville, Robert Manning, Mary Ellen Merrigan, Thomas Albano, Michael Caissie,(...)

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SFI Filings: 2011

Constitutional officers Bump, Suzanne Coakley, Martha Galvin, William F. Grossman, Steven Murray, Timothy P. Patrick, Deval L. Cabinet Bialecki, Gregory Bigby, Judy Ann Davey, Richard A. Goldstein, Joanne Gonzalez, Juan (Jay) Hartstein, Ann L. Heffernan, Mary Elizabeth Reville, Stephen P. Sullivan Jr., Richard K. Courts Botsford, Margot Carey, Paula M. Connolly, Lynda M. Corbett Jr.,(...)

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SFI Filings: 2010

Constitutional officers Cabinet members Authorities, Committees and Agencies College Presidents County Courts House Senate Constitutional officers Patrick, Deval Murray, Timothy Bump, Suzanne Coakley, Martha Galvin, William F. Grossman, Steven Cabinet members Bialecki, Gregory Bigby, JudyAnn Goldstein, Joanne Gonzalez, Juan Jay Hartstein, Ann Heffernan, Mary Elizabeth Mullan, Jeffrey Nee, Coleman Sullivan, Richard K. Authorities, committees and(...)

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SFI Filings: 2009

Senate Baddour, Steven Berry, Frederick Brewer, Stephen Brown, Scott Buoniconti, Stephen Candaras, Gale Chandler, Harriette Chang-Diaz, Sonia Donnelly, Kenneth Downing, Benjamin Eldridge, James Fargo, Susan Flanagan, Jennifer Galluccio, Anthony Hart, John Hedlund, Robert Jehlen, Patricia Joyce, Brian Knapik, Michael McGee, Thomas Menard, Joan Montigny, Mark Moore, Michael Moore, Richard Morrissey, Michael Murray, Therese O’Leary, Robert(...)

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SFI Filings: 2008

Constitutional Officers Cabinet Members District Attorneys Registers Sheriffs Courts Governor’s Council Policymakers House Senate Constitutional Officers Cahill Timothy Coakley Martha DeNucci Joseph A Galvin William F Murray Timothy P Patrick Deval L Cabinet Members Aloisi Jr James A Bialecki Gregory Bigby Judy Ann Bowles Ian A Bump Suzanne Burke Kevin M Hartstein Ann L Kelley(...)

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Settlements and Judgments

CommonWealth has obtained all settlement and judgment payouts by the State Comptroller from Fiscal Year 2005 though the second quarter of Fiscal 2014. The data below includes the name of the agency against which the claim was made, the amount paid, and the recipient.

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Transparency missing from government

Transparency missing from government

MuckRock finds Public Records Law isn't working

For more on the Public Records Law, see CommonWealth’s updated guide to public records. last november i received an email from an attorney working at the Department of Transitional Assistance informing me that if I didn’t remove from my website information I had received from his office through a public records request, I could “be(...)

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