Emails related to proposed or planned new women's prison, Aug-Oct 2020

David Weimer filed this request with the Department of Correction of Massachusetts.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: David Weimer

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

All email communication to and from your department occurring between August 1, 2020 and October 31, 2020 regarding,
"Mass. State Project DOC 2002"
"Strategic Plan for Incarcerated Women in Massachusetts"
"Baystate Property" ,
"Baystate Correctional Center",
"Women’s Prison",
"Trauma Informed Prison"
“Bay State Correctional Center – Women’s Facility”
“Strategic Plan and Feasibility Study for Women’s Corrections in the Commonwealth”
“Facility conditions at MCI Framingham.”

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


David Weimer


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