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

New bill would rein in state GOP’s fund-raising

By , Globe Staff

Common Cause aims to undo a campaign-finance ruling that favored Governor Charlie Baker.

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From Romney, an apparent epiphany on tax returns

By , Globe Staff

Sounding much like Trump, Mitt Romney refused to release his income tax return during his 2002 gubernatorial race.

Weld is set to join Libertarian ticket as VP candidate

By and , Globe Staff

The former Republican governor of Mass. and former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson are expected to announce a partnership.

Weld considering run for VP on Libertarian ticket

By , Globe Staff

Former Republican governor William Weld is seriously considering bolting to the Libertarian Party as its vice presidential candidate.