Matt Stout

Matt Stout covers politics and government from the Globe’s State House bureau. A Connecticut native and Boston University graduate, he was a reporter at the Boston Herald for six years before joining the Globe in March 2018. He previously courts and crime for The Enterprise of Brockton, Mass., and was a sports reporter for the Norwich (Conn.) Bulletin and ESPN Boston.

Latest stories

Neal declines to give timeline for requesting Trump’s tax returns

By , Globe Staff

Representative Richard Neal indicated he has no intention of speeding up what he said should be a “judicious” process in requesting the president’s tax returns.

State medical examiner’s office in danger of losing accreditation, records show

By , Globe Staff

In late January, the National Association of Medical Examiners told chief medical examiner Dr. Mindy J. Hull that her office will “most likely” lose its fully accredited status.

Lawmaker is cleared after accusation of grabbing colleague

By , Globe Staff

State Representative Paul McMurtry faced allegations he grabbed the backside of an incoming legislator during a Dec. 13 cocktail hour.

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Where are they now? Once primary opponents, Third District hopefuls are landing new gigs

By , Globe Staff

Scattered to the political winds six months ago, many of the Third Congressional District’s onetime hopefuls are still making news.