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

Democrats now cast wary eye on Baker

By , Globe Staff

Charlie Baker, a Republican elected governor by appealing to Democrats, has demonstrated how difficult it is to please everyone.

GOP women’s group, party battle over name

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Federation of Republican Women needs permission from the state party to use the name “Republican.”

Capital Source

Meehan plans no big shakeup at UMass

By , Globe Staff

Any lingering William Bulger haters who were hoping heads would roll when Marty Meehan takes over next week will be disappointed.

Invitation to political fund-raiser might skirt ethics laws

By , Globe Staff

An invitation to an event for state Rep. Brian Dempsey was emblazoned with an emblem that cannot be used to raise campaign funds.