Request for 2018 digital documents pertaining to costs to the commonwealth of Massachusetts for attendance at political fundraisers and events

Ronald Beaty filed this request with the Office of the Governor - Massachusetts of Massachusetts.
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From: Ronald Beaty

To Whom It May Concern:

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

For the year 2018, I hereby request digital documents which show the cost to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for attendance at political fundraisers and events by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

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.


Ronald Beaty

From: Office of the Governor - Massachusetts

Dear Mr. Beaty:

Please find attached a response to your records request.


Rachel Sang
Legal Assistant
Office of the Governor
State House, Room 271
Boston, MA 02133
(617) 725-4030