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

Big change on Beacon Hill and beyond is coming soon

By , Globe Staff

Not since the 1990 elections, roiled by a fiscal crisis, has there been such a turnover in state leadership.

Child advocacy group disputes Coakley on DCF suit

By , Globe staff

A national children’s advocacy group denied a claim that it is suing the state’s troubled child welfare agency in order to collect hefty legal fees.

Children’s advocacy group calls Coakley comments ‘irresponsible’

By , Globe Staff

The group slammed Coakley’s statement that it is suing the state’s child welfare agency in order to collect publicly funded legal fees.

Washington delegation asked to give to Coakley amid fund-raising woes

By Frank Phillips , Globe staff

Members of the Mass. congressional delegation have been asked to pony up at least $25,000 each from their political funds.