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

Needing support from communities, builders pay for it

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Local backing for a development project often comes with a price tag, bought as easily as lumber or drywall.

Mass. insiders turn to lobbying careers

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Time and again, consultants who help candidates win elections then go on to represent corporate clients with interests before the new office holder.

City official indicted for alleged extortion, conspiracy

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A second member of Mayor Walsh’s administration has been charged with allegedly forcing Boston Calling to hire unneeded union stagehands.

Second Walsh administration official indicted on extortion charges, federal prosecutors say

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Timothy Sullivan, the acting director of the city’s office of Intergovernmental Relations, is named in two count indictment.