Massachusetts: Voters could demand transparency

BOSTON — Voters could decide next year if lawmakers must comply with the state’s open government laws — a move that watchdogs say is long overdue.

A measure filed with the state attorney general’s office, if certified for the November 2016 ballot, asks voters to weigh in on the debate over public access to meetings and records in the Legislature, which now holds most of its caucuses and other meetings behind closed doors.  Continue>>>