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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Democratic committeeman suspended from legal aid work

By , Globe Staff

Robert LeBlanc has been elected to the party’s state committee for the past 20 years.

Construction firm, owner pay $150,000 for campaign finance violations

By , Globe Staff

It was the second largest civil forfeiture ever leveled by Massachusetts campaign finance regulators.

Could Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric hurt the Census?

By , Globe Staff

“We are dealing with a potential shortchanging that could badly damage the state for a decade to come,” said Mass. Secretary of State William F. Galvin.

After pay raise, state lawmakers off to slow start

By and , Globe Staff

Nearly two months after approving salary increases, the Legislature has sent only three minor bills to the governor’s desk.