Assistant Managing Editor

Christopher Rowland

Rowland is the Washington bureau chief. He also has served as Metro political editor and as a healthcare reporter on the Business desk. He joined the paper in January of 2001 after spending 12 years as a local and state political writer at the Providence Journal in Rhode Island.

Latest stories

Groups unite against curbing painkillers

By , Globe Staff

As state lawmakers aim to crack down on prescription drugs, the move is opposed by patients, doctors, and the industry.

Financial firms lobby hard against stricter protections

By , Globe Staff

Investment brokers are fighting possible government restrictions, but consumer advocates say the rules are needed to protect investors.

Fidelity fought Washington over money market funds — and won

By , Globe Staff

A furious lobbying campaign diluted SEC rules crafted after the 2008 financial collapse.

Billing dispute leads to blocked patient data in Maine

By , Globe Staff

The battle, which pitted a tiny medical office against a German corporation, may have broader implications.