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

Stricter background checks could ensnare thousands of child care workers

By , Globe Staff

The background checks, intended to improve safety in day care, could force out thousands who have a prior offense, even if they have worked without problems for years.

With new day-care inspection system, high caseloads and shorter visits

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Inspectors were already monitoring two to four times the caseloads specialists recommend.

Firefighters, child health advocates applaud bill to ban potentially toxic flame retardants

By , Globe Staff

Child car seats and nap mats are among products that still typically contain the chemicals.

Parents searching for safety info on Mass. child care confront a black hole

By , Globe Staff

Massachusetts recently received a one-year federal extension to post child care safety records online.