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Akilah Johnson

A general assignment reporter for the Metro Desk, Johnson previously covered education and public safety for Fort Lauderdale’s South Florida Sun Sentinel, where she was part of a team named a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news.

Latest stories

Sick leave measure divides workers, businesses

By Akilah Johnson , Globe Staff

In November, Mass. voters will weigh in on a plan to let workers earn sick time.

Martha Coakley’s running mate is dialed in

By Akilah Johnson , Globe staff

Steve Kerrigan’s political connections reach across Massachusetts and beyond, and they could be useful on Election Day.

Charlie Baker greets South Station commuters

By Akilah Johnson , Globe Staff

It was an introduction for some as the GOP nominee for governor shook hands in downtown Boston today.

Candidates making final push ahead of primary

By Akilah Johnson and Joshua Miller , Globe Staff

Steven Grossman said he was “closing fast.” But, he admitted, “the question is: Do we have enough runway?”