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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

Capital Source

Legislation targets MassFiscal

By , Globe Staff

Democratic lawmakers on Beacon Hill have been seething about legal loopholes they say allow the Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance.

Slowdown on transgender bill might actually good news for advocates

By , Globe Staff

Advocates aim to thwart any move by the state’s social conservative forces to get the issue before the voters on November’s ballot.

Capital Source

In the Berkshires, a lovely (government-rate) retreat

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination’s trip to a high-end resort has set off alarms.

Capital source

From MassFiscal, some curious robo-calls

By , Globe Staff

The professed nonpartisan group targeted two Democratic senators, describing them as foes of Governor Baker’s budget priorities.