Andrea Estes

Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.

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Joyce donations were loans from himself

By , Globe Staff

A campaign finance report from state Senator Brian Joyce showed that he loaned his campaign $50,000.

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Joyce sets up legal defense fund

By , Globe Staff

With a federal grand jury sitting in Boston and subpoenas being delivered, Brian Joyce is looking to raise some real money.

Prosecutors investigate fees collected by Brian Joyce on Randolph projects

By and , Globe Staff

The state senator allegedly told developers a project would go smoothly if they retained his law firm.

In Brighton, more questions about a disputed property

By , Globe Staff

Brian R. Burke’s family tried to quietly sell a disputed Brighton property despite a judge’s order against it.