LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM THE TRIBE OF DAN What sly whisperer offered you this choice that you have chosen? Was it like finding a long lost idol made of precious metal you could not resist? Now your true treasure lies unprotected … [Read more...]
McCrea Pitches Himself for Mayor
Conventional wisdom has Menino walking away with the primary and election. He certainly has the bank account and foot soldiers. Contenders McCrea, Sam Yoon and Michael Flaherty each thinks he has a shot. Kevin intends to give it his … [Read more...]
Ethics reform 101 – all Freedom of Information and Open Meetings laws must apply to the Legislature
BIBLIOGRAPHY: #1 11/28/08 Boston Globe Article on Ethics http://www.boston.com/news/loc... #2 URL for Better Government Association http://www.bettergov.org/Defau... #3 Better Government Association Report on Integrity in State … [Read more...]
Making City Government More Open
Good government is open and transparent. It lets the public participate in decision making, and it forces us to think about policy based on everyone's long term good, rather than short term political expediency. I write to let … [Read more...]
failure of the Boston Finance Commission to comply… Commission meeting minutes.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth Public Records Division http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc... Alan N. Cote Supervisor of Records email pre at sec.state.ma.us June 13, 2006 SPR08/026 The … [Read more...]
Governmental bodies are required to keep accurate written minutes of all of their meetings.
ENSE PETIT PLACIDAM SVB LIBERTATE QVIETEM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F... http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Flag_of_Massachusetts The Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth Public Records … [Read more...]