Reporter

Matt Rocheleau

Matt covers “things that work,” stories about efforts locally and beyond that have succeeded, or hold great promise, in improving government, business, policy, and other aspects of life. He first wrote for the Globe in 2009, as a student reporter in the newspaper’s co-op program. After graduating from UMass Amherst a year later, he returned to the Globe and has worked here ever since, reporting primarily on data-driven stories, city neighborhoods, transportation, business, and higher education.

Latest stories

Millions of women have experienced harassment. Most never report it

By , Globe Staff

#MeToo social media posts only scratch the surface of how widespread sexual harassment actually is.

Here’s what President Trump has done to unravel the ACA

By , Globe Staff

While efforts in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act have failed, President Trump has taken matters into his own hands.

Could Trump actually pull federal workers out of Puerto Rico?

By , Globe Staff

Experts offered differing views on whether President Trump has the unilateral authority to cut off aid to a declared US disaster area.

Here are all the places in New England that think they can land the new Amazon HQ

By , Globe Staff

Does your hometown plan to bid? Find out here.