Frank Phillips

Phillips is the State House bureau chief for the Metro section. He covers state politics and the daily activity on Beacon Hill. He previously covered politics as a reporter for the Boston Herald, the Herald American, and the Lowell Sun.

Latest stories

Could Polito be the one to break the curse?

By , Globe Staff

Massachusetts lieutenant governors often dream of becoming governor. Very few ever do.

Capital Source

Jeb Bush hires top Mass. operative

By , Globe Staff

Struggling in the polls, the GOP presidential candidate is beefing up his team here and in the rest of the Northeast, hiring Rob Gray.

State legislative session sputters to an end

By , Globe Staff

Many issues left unresolved in 2015 could be settled in 2016, but the pace in recent weeks has been notably slow.

Capital source

A strange story grows stranger still

By , Globe Staff

A creepy story from the last decade has returned with a second chapter, thanks to some solid reporting by a local TV station.