"Massachusetts officials are reviewing a state court ruling to determine whether they should ban public access to paper records generated by Mitt Romney when he was the state's governor.
Officials say the review was not prompted by a request from the Republican presidential contender, but Massachusetts officials have received a surge of requests for records from Romney's governorship.
The review, revealed to Reuters, follows reports by the Boston Globe last week that just before Romney left the governor's office in 2007, 11 of his top aides purchased their state-issued computer hard drives and internal emails from Romney's administration were wiped from a state server.
Romney was governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 and worked with a Democratic-led state house to close a budget shortfall. He signed a healthcare overhaul that required nearly all state residents to buy insurance or face penalties...."read more.