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.

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Here’s one Baker plan that went nowhere

By , Globe Staff

A proposal would have eliminated long-standing access by the public and media to the internal documents that reveal how public officials make decisions.

Slowly but surely, Worcester County has gone Republican

By , Globe Staff

The county — a collection of rural and suburban communities, three small cities, and the city of Worcester — is now a Republican enclave.

Capital Source

What ever happened to those pay raises?

By , Globe staff

Senate President Stan Rosenberg’s unexpected riff on pay raises seemed to come out of nowhere this week.

UMass trustees should address president’s real estate deal, governor says 

By , Globe Staff

Governor Charlie Baker’s decision to weigh in on the issue with sharp language caught the university by surprise.