Todd Wallack

Wallack is a reporter for the Globe’s metro section, mainly working on investigative stories. He joined the Globe in 2007, initially working in the business section. A graduate of Northwestern University, he previously spent six years at the San Francisco Chronicle and has worked at several other publications, including the Boston Herald, Boston Business Journal, and the Dayton Daily news.

Latest stories

Voters may have a say on boosting public records access

By , Globe Staff

Secretary of State William Galvin filed a ballot initiative to strengthen the state’s public records law, widely considered to be one of the weakest in the US.

Baker announces new rules for record requests

By , Globe Staff

Officials said the new rules should help ensure that agencies respond to requests more swiftly and reduce the cost for citizens to obtain information.

Fears that better access to records will burden cities and towns not borne out in other states

By , Globe Staff

Ominous predictions that reforming Massachusetts’ weak public records law will financially burden cities and towns have not proven true in other states, including West Virginia, where the law was overhauled this spring.

Legislature puts off vote on public records reform

By , Globe Staff

The move came after cities and towns complained that the new rules could be too costly.