Gov. Healey says her office is exempt from the state's public records law. What that means for all of us in Mass.Play
For decades in Massachusetts, governors have claimed they are exempt from the state's public records law. We're one of just two states where this is the case.
Gov. Maura Healey says she, too, will claim that exemption. But she's also pledged greater transparency in office, and said she will voluntarily comply with the law.
We talk more about the state's public records law and why it matters with WBUR's Todd Wallack and Beth Healy, plus Justin Silverman, the executive director of the New England First Amendment Coalition.
This segment aired on February 8, 2023.