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

Baker’s first months in office win high marks

By , Globe Staff

As the governor approaches his 100th day, many agree he has gained footing at a point when past governors often foundered.

Baker orders review of ‘onerous’ state regulations

By , Globe Staff

Governor Charlie Baker said many regulations are costly and burdensome, and that none should exceed federal mandates.

In Olympics bid, risks and rewards for state’s top politicians

By , Globe Staff

The push to bring the Olympics here has exposed those peculiarly local foibles like nothing else could.

Applicant blames incoming state treasurer for job loss

By , Globe Staff

As state treasurer-elect, Deborah Goldberg allegedly used her position to find out about a job-hunting worker at the nonprofit she heads.