Massachusetts FOI Resources

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New England First Amendment Coalition (NFOIC Affiliate)
111 Milk Street
Westborough, MA  01581
Phone: 508-983-6006
Contact: Justin Silverman, Executive Director
http://nefirstamendment.org/
Email mail@nefirstamendment.org

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Meetings Law Open Meetings Laws G.L. c. 39, 23-24. State: G.L. c. 30, 11. County: G.L. c. 34, 9F. Municipality: G.L. c. 39, 23B.
Closed: Certain personnel matters; discussion of individual characteristics; collective bargaining; real estate negotiations; and disciplinary records.

Open Records Law G.L. c. 66, sec. 10.
Exempt: Information that would invade individual privacy; trade secrets; public policy development memos; and investigative materials.

CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

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FOI HOTLINE

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CONTACTS

Office of the Attorney General
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
Phone (617) 727-2200
http://www.ago.state.ma.us/

Massachusetts Bar Association
20 West Street
Boston, MA 02111-1204
Phone (617) 338-0500
http://www.massbar.org/

Massachusetts Public Records Division
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Public Records Division
McCormack Building, Room 1719
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
Phone (617) 727-2832
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/preidx.htm

Newspaper Publishers Association
70 Washington St.
Salem, MA 01970
Phone (978) 546-3400
http://www.masspublishers.org/
info@masspublishers.org

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FORM LETTERS

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (800) 336-4243 or (703) 807-2100
Email rcfp@rcfp.org
FOIA Letter Generator

 

Student Press Law Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (703) 807-1904
Email splc@splc.org
Request Letter Generator

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PUBLICATIONS

Massachusetts Journalists' Court and Legal Handbook

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

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