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Editorial: Boston's lack of transparency embarrassing

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

“1984” must be required reading in Boston City Hall.
Especially this passage: “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”
George Orwell, arguably history's pre-eminent political pundit, would spit out his coffee reading the Herald's coverage of Boston's excuse for refusing to produce public records requests.
The city's records office cited its own inaction in closing 221 public records requests in total, the city now says, going back to March 29, 2021. Yes, some were from the Herald but others were from city taxpayers.
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