Stephanie Ebbert

Ebbert has been a local news reporter for the Globe since 1997 with a focus on politics. She has covered Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Mitt Romney's campaign for governor, and the rise and fall of Massachusetts Republicans' hopes in the elections of 2010.

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UMass president, Beacon Hill leaders wrangle over tuition and fee hikes

By , Globe Staff

University of Massachusetts officials balked at state political leaders’ requests to lower fees for the upcoming school year.

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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill dismisses Scott Brown over-exposure

By , Globe Staff

McCaskill was quoted as mocking Brown’s upcoming appearance on a celebrity cruise ship, saying he would do “anything to show his body.”

With at-risk permits, building is a gamble

By , Globe Staff

“At-risk” permits can be chancy, as state Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz learned, but homeowners say they are a way around a logjammed system.

State senator settles roof dispute after board ruling

By , Globe Staff

A city panel approved Sonia Chang-Diaz’s plans to lower her newly built home addition to settle a lawsuit filed by a neighbor.