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.

Latest stories

State files suit, says investor failed to pay taxes for years

By , Globe Staff

Brian Burke of Newton didn’t file state tax returns in nine of the last 10 years, claims the Department of Revenue.

Mass. Senate receives subpoena in Joyce probe

By , Globe Staff

The subpoena sought records from a small group of senators, though officials would not say exactly what was requested.

Investor filed only one state tax return in past 25 years

By , Globe Staff

Brian Burke rarely does something that’s required of almost all Mass. workers: file his taxes.

Capital Source

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.