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Kay Lazar

Kay Lazar is a member of the Globe’s team of strike force reporters who investigate people and events in the news to uncover the full story and hold leaders accountable for their actions. Her experience combines more than two decades of print and broadcast reporting. She previously worked as a news writer and producer at ABC and CBS radio networks.

Latest stories

Gas infrastructure in Mass.: A recipe for disaster?

By and Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The gas lines that wend through the state, beneath city streets, and into people’s homes are overseen by a patchwork of bureaucracies and a regulatory system that largely trusts utility companies to police themselves.

Columbia Gas and its parent have been linked to previous fires and explosions

By , and , Globe Staff

Records show that Columbia Gas of Massachusetts has been fined tens of thousands of dollars by the state’s utilities regulator in recent years, and its corporate parent linked to other serious blasts.

Troubled Massachusetts nursing home chain in ‘dire’ straits

By , Globe Staff

Two of Synergy Health Care’s Massachusetts nursing homes are on a federal list of worst nursing homes in the country, as the company’s financial woes mount.

State Police got many warnings on payroll abuse. And they did nothing

By and , Globe Staff

Records show leaders were repeatedly confronted not only with remarkable amounts of OT, but also suspicious sick time claims and sloppy record-keeping.