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

Why does it take DCF so long to release information on child deaths?

By , Globe Staff

The agency has long been plagued by a lack of transparency and accountability. Despite episodic efforts by the governor and legislature to fix it, problems remain.

Essex DA investigating deaths of 5 children, including 3 in DCF care

By and , Globe Staff

The causes of deaths have not yet been established by chief medical examiner’s office, Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s office said.

Parents, doctors, and students urge tighter food allergy safety laws in Mass. schools

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One proposal would require schools to stock epinephrine and create comprehensive plans to train staff how to deal with severe allergic reactions.

Baker administration pledges major reforms for troubled foster care system

By , Globe Staff

The promised reforms are slated to roll out over the next year.