Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh orders quick response to requests for public records

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s chief of staff ordered top city officials to respond to a public records request within 48 hours after the Globe reported it took the administration more than two months to provide basic payroll data.

Chief of staff Daniel Koh sent an e-mail Friday to the city’s Cabinet chiefs and department heads.

Koh wrote that if a response is not possible within 48 hours, a department must provide a detailed explanation. The response would be reviewed by Koh and the mayor, according to the memo. Continue>>>