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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

Beacon Hill pay raises can wait, Charlie Baker says

By , Globe Staff

The governor-elect said the state faced a host of fiscal problems that need to be dealt with first.

Panel quietly considers raises for top Beacon Hill officials

By , Globe Staff

The pay raises could boost top legislative leaders well beyond their current $102,000 in total compensation.

Baker’s transition pick quits amid financial woes

By Walter V. Robinson and , Globe Staff

One-time state transportation secretary Richard Taylor owes more than $1 million in taxes and court judgments.

Charlie Baker’s transition advisers are diverse

By , Globe Staff

The governor-elect’s transition team includes a former Democratic congressman, officials from the Weld administration, and a former Indianapolis mayor.