Andrea Estes

Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.

Latest stories

Mayor Walsh, Boston expand scope of gambling suit

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The city says the gaming board violated the law and its own rules to make sure Wynn won the Boston-area casino license.

Senate leader seeks ethics inquiry of Brian Joyce

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Joyce, who said he’d temporarily relinquish his leadership posts, is accused of using his public office to enhance his law practice.

State Senate discusses possible Brian Joyce ethics inquiry

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The discussion is in response to a Boston Sunday Globe story that outlined the ways Joyce has used his public position to advance his private law practice.

Brian Joyce thrives at the edge of a fuzzy boundary

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The state senator from Milton has frequently blurred the lines between his public duties and his private business.