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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

GOP women’s group, party battle over name

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Federation of Republican Women needs permission from the state party to use the name “Republican.”

Capital Source

Meehan plans no big shakeup at UMass

By , Globe Staff

Any lingering William Bulger haters who were hoping heads would roll when Marty Meehan takes over next week will be disappointed.

Invitation to political fund-raiser might skirt ethics laws

By , Globe Staff

An invitation to an event for state Rep. Brian Dempsey was emblazoned with an emblem that cannot be used to raise campaign funds.

Capital Source

For the right price, a lovely evening in Hyannisport

By , Globe Staff

A Hyannisport political fund-raising event on the Kennedy compound’s sprawling oceanfront lawns pulled in huge cash donations.