MassDevelopment FOIA

Andrew Goodrich filed this request with the MassDevelopment of Massachusetts.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

Any communications, written or electronic, between any of the following people – Rep. Robert DeLeo, Sen. Stan Rosenberg, Natasha Perez, Seth Gittell – and MassDevelopment.

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.


Andrew Goodrich

From: Dovitz, Zachary


We have received your request and are committing to responding appropriately. However, the request is currently too broad; all public records requests must include a reasonable description of the requested records so that the responding authority can promptly identify and locate responsive records. 950 CMR 32.06(1)(b).

Accordingly, pursuant to 950 CMR 32.06(2)(g), I suggest the following modifications of the scope of your request:
(1) please identify a specific timeframe for when the communications occurred, and (2) please identify if you are requesting communications of specific MassDevelopment employees, or if you are requesting communications of any MassDevelopment employee who communicated with Rep. Robert DeLeo, Sen. Stan Rosenberg, Natasha Perez, Seth Gittell during the aforementioned timeframe.

Thank you,
Zachary Dovitz | Counsel
99 High Street, 11th Floor | Boston, MA 02110
Tel: 617-330-2056 | Cell: 857-270-4042<>


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