Yvonne Abraham grew up in Sydney, Australia, and has been working at the Globe since 1999. She has covered national and local politics, immigration, and just about everything else over those years.
She has been a Metro columnist since 2007. She writes about local and national politics, the people who make Boston Boston, the ways in which big, abstract decisions affect the lives of actual people (especially women), and whatever else catches her eye.
By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Staff
The FBI has begun looking into allegations that Bryon Hefner, husband of state Senator Stan Rosenberg, allegedly assaulted several men and boasted of his influence on Beacon Hill.
By Michael Levenson , Globe Staff
The state Senate president said he will cooperate fully with an investigation launched by his colleagues.
By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist
The response to the revelations on Beacon Hill was swift and dramatic, with the governor and attorney general calling the allegations shocking and disturbing, and urging an investigation.
By Michael Levenson and Yvonne Abraham , Globe Staff
Senate president Stan Rosenberg said Friday that he was shocked and heartbroken by allegations that his husband sexually assaulted and harassed four men.