Andrew Ryan

Andrew Ryan covers city politics for The Boston Globe. He joined the newspaper in 2006 as a breaking news reporter. In 2010, he became City Hall bureau chief and has covered all of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s fifth term. Prior to joining the Globe, he wrote for the Associated Press in Boston, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, The Day in New London, Conn., and the Highbridge Horizon in the Bronx.

Latest stories

Incomplete birth certificates create a bureaucratic morass

By , Globe Staff

A generation ago, babies without official first names were surprisingly common. Now, some of them are dealing with tons of red tape.

Judicial nominee withdraws hours before confirmation hearing

By , Globe Staff

Despite a probate employee’s alleged behavior in Worcester, judicial nominee Linda Medonis sent the person to revamp the long-troubled Suffolk Probate office.

More questions emerge on probate court personnel

By , Globe Staff

A court employee from Worcester who was sent to help the Suffolk Probate office had a troubled history herself.

Felix D. Arroyo vows to fight ‘unjust’ suspension

By , Globe Staff

Arroyo and his supporters amplified allegations that entrenched white court employees hid files to undermine his efforts to diversify the staff.