Milton J. Valencia

Milton Valencia covers the policy and politics of Boston city government, focusing on news that streams from City Hall, to include watchdog accountability and slice-of-life features from the halls of power and the streets of the city, where real people are affected by policies, or the lack of them. He previously covered the federal court system, where he reported on the state’s most high-profile trials including the cases of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi. He also reported on federal law enforcement investigations ranging from terrorism probes to the search for the Gardner Museum paintings. Before that, he covered news as a general assignment reporter, and a regional reporter. He has been with the Globe since July 2007.

Latest stories

Walsh’s chief of staff to leave administration to prepare congressional bid

By , Globe Staff

Walsh quickly tapped his chief financial officer David Sweeney to succeed Daniel Koh.


Teens take TD Garden battle to City Hall, State House

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff

The teenagers with the Hyde Square Task Force were the first to discover that TD Garden failed to comply with a 1993 law requiring the arena hold three annual fundraisers.

Pharmacies could collect used needles under council proposal

By , Globe Staff

The proposal is already meeting opposition from retail associations that represent pharmacies.

Acquittal in ‘Top Chef’ trial may boost Walsh, analyst says

By , Globe Staff

The original indictment of the Teamsters members had expanded an early scandal for for Boston Mayor Martin Walsh.