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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

Draconian state child care assistance leaves too many working poor with debt, advocates say

By , Globe Staff

Working poor families pay such a high percentage of their income for child care that it leaves too many with crippling debt, advocates say.

In academia, there’s a caste system for parents and it could backfire

By , Globe Staff

Lower-paid employees and grad students at many local colleges, eking out a living on stipends and grants, can’t begin to afford day care at some of the Boston area’s top universities, where the monthly tuition for an infant can exceed $3,000.

Popular Dudley Square cafe with a social mission returns next month

By , Globe Staff

Haley House Bakery Cafe will feature a new menu and new look, but its same commitment to community.

Diaper-duty parity: Proposed law requires public changing stations accessible for all

By , Globe Staff

Parents, especially fathers, say they often scrounge to find a diaper-changing station when they’re out in public. No more, some lawmakers say: It’s time for diaper-duty parity.