Walter Robinson, a former inves­tiga­tive reporter at the Boston Globe who is now a pro­fessor of jour­nalism at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said state law­makers shouldn’t need a spe­cial com­mis­sion to tell them their actions should be sub­ject to public scrutiny. “It has been 233 years since the rat­i­fi­ca­tion of the Mass­a­chu­setts Con­sti­tu­tion and its Dec­la­ra­tion of Rights, which estab­lished the prin­ciple of open gov­ern­ment and freedom of the press,” Robinson said.

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