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    Here are the 19 Mass. quasipublic agencies that have failed to report spending records

    The Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority didn’t properly report data for each of the past three years.
    The Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority didn’t properly report data for each of the past three years.

    At least 19 agencies in Massachusetts appear to have flouted state law by failing to publish millions of dollars in payroll and spending data on a state transparency website as required by a 2010 law that mandated such public disclosures.

    All of the missing data belonged to so-called quasigovernment agencies, which are established by the state. They provide public services and receive state financial support, but unlike regular government agencies, they are legally structured to operate somewhat independently.

    There are approximately 40 quasigovernment agencies in Massachusetts, though state officials note there is no complete list of quasipublic agencies. That’s because there are organizations throughout the state that receive state money each year, and nowhere is it defined which ones constitute quasipublic groups.

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    But below is a list of agencies that receive sufficient state support that they are widely labeled as quasipublic groups. The ones highlighted in green are those that as of early April had failed to disclose payroll or spending data online for at least one of the past three years.

    Agency What it does Properly reported data for each of the past three years
    Berkshire Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service Yes
    Brockton Area Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Cape Ann Transportation Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Commonwealth Corporation Workforce development agency No
    Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority Runs state's marketplace for health, dental insurance Yes
    Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation Provides financial, technical aid to nonprofits involved with community development Yes
    Franklin Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Lowell Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Provides public transit service across much of Greater Boston Yes
    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Aims to grow state's clean energy sector Yes
    Massachusetts Clean Water Trust Helps finance water infrastructure projects Yes
    Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Owns, runs Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and several other properties No
    Massachusetts Department of Transportation Oversees roads and other transportation-related activities across state Yes
    Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority Student loan agency Yes
    Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation Promotes economic development in underserved, low- to moderate-income communities No
    Massachusetts Housing Partnership Works to increase supply of affordable housing Yes
    Massachusetts Life Science Center Invests in innovative life sciences initiatives Yes
    Massachusetts Port Authority Manages Logan International Airport, seaport terminals in Boston, two other airports Yes (Disclosed its own payroll, spending, but failed to disclose State Police Troop F pay records)
    Massachusetts School Building Authority Helps fund construction of school buildings Yes
    Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System Provides retirement, and other benefits to active educators, retirees, and survivors Yes
    Massachusetts Technology Collaborative Aims to bolster state's technology sector Yes
    Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Supplies water for Boston along with dozens of cities and towns across Eastern Mass. Yes
    MassDevelopment State's economic development and finance agency Yes
    MassHousing Helps finance affordable housing Yes
    MassVentures Provides seed, early-stage funding for startups Yes
    Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    MetroWest Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Montachusett Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Pension Reserves Investment Management Board Invests state's pension fund Yes
    Pioneer Valley Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission Oversees state's public pension systems Yes
    Southeastern Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    State College Building Authority Helps finance construction of buildings on nine state university campuses Yes
    Steamship Authority Operates ferries to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket No
    University of Massachusetts Building Authority Helps finance construction of buildings on UMass campuses No
    Worcester Regional Transit Authority Provides regional public transit service No
    SOURCE: Globe review of online records

    Matt Rocheleau can be reached at matthew.rocheleau@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @mrochele.