Frank Phillips

Phillips is the State House bureau chief for the Metro section. He covers state politics and the daily activity on Beacon Hill. He previously covered politics as a reporter for the Boston Herald, the Herald American, and the Lowell Sun.

Latest stories

Middlesex DA under fire for management style

By Maria Cramer and Frank Phillips , Globe Staff

Critics say Marian Ryan is putting politics before policies.

Union fights to strip reporting provision from campaign finance reform bill

By Frank Phillips , Globe staff

The Massachusetts Teachers Association is engaged in a behind-the-scenes struggle.

House quietly approved amendment to help state GOP

By Frank Phillips , Globe Staff

The election law bill would allow the cash-strapped state GOP party to raise unlimited donations.

Budget boosts pay for sheriffs, district attorneys

By Michael Levenson and Frank Phillips , Globe Staff

District attorneys get a 15 percent raise as their staff remain among the nation’s lowest-paid prosecutors.