Tracy Jan

Jan covers national politics as well as healthcare and education policy from the Washington, D.C. bureau. She previously was the higher education reporter for the Globe, where her work has won the National Headliner Awards. She was also a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists in 2010 and 2008.

Latest stories

National Report

Relatives on campaign payrolls? New bill would ban it

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

Several legislators have used campaign funds to hire family members. A recently introduced bill, however, would prohibit it.

More US firms chase mergers that yield overseas address

By Robert Weisman, Tracy Jan and Jack Newsham , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

A backlash is taking shape toward US companies shifting their corporate bases to a tax haven to save money and boost their profits.

In Nahant, NU eyes federal funds for climate research

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

Northeastern’s pursuit of research money for its marine science center provides a case study of how universities are competing for federal dollars.

Supreme Court limits birth control coverage rule

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

The 5-4 ruling lets family-owned firms decline to include contraceptive coverage for religious reasons.