Todd Wallack

Todd Wallack is an investigative reporter and data journalist on the Globe’s Spotlight team. He won national awards for his work on public records in 2016 and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times.

Prior to joining the Globe in 2007, he worked for the San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Herald, and other publications. He graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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Beyond Massachusetts, states struggle to limit marijuana behemoths

By , Globe Staff

Big companies — in Maryland, California, New York, and beyond — have overcome the limits of ownership. How?


You can’t own more than 3 pot shops, but these companies are testing the limit — and bragging about it

By , , , , and editor Patricia Wen of the Spotlight Team. This story was written by Healy. ,

No firm is allowed to own or control more than three recreational marijuana stores. But two companies — Sea Hunter and Acreage — are testing the limits.

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Lawmakers file bills to make controversial court hearings less secret

By , Globe Staff

At issue is the practice in which clerk magistrates decide behind closed doors whether to approve charges before suspects are publicly arraigned.

SJC to hear Globe request for court criminal records of secretive hearings

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts high court is expected to hear the Boston Globe’s lawsuit to open up the records of thousands of closed-door criminal court hearings this spring.