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.
By Kay Lazar 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.
By Matt Rocheleau, Kay Lazar and Shelley Murphy , 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.
By Kay Lazar , 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.
By Kay Lazar and Matt Rocheleau , 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.