Milton J. Valencia

Milton Valencia covers the policy and politics of Boston city government, focusing on news that streams from City Hall, to include watchdog accountability and slice-of-life features from the halls of power and the streets of the city, where real people are affected by policies, or the lack of them. He previously covered the federal court system, where he reported on the state’s most high-profile trials including the cases of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi. He also reported on federal law enforcement investigations ranging from terrorism probes to the search for the Gardner Museum paintings. Before that, he covered news as a general assignment reporter, and a regional reporter. He has been with the Globe since July 2007.

Latest stories

Columbia Gas appoints new executive in Massachusetts

By , Globe Staff

Mark Kempic will be chief operating officer of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and see out the final work restoring service in the Merrimack Valley following the Sept. 13 disaster.

Baker says gas restoration is ‘substantially completed’ in Merrimack Valley

By , Globe Staff

Crews have restored gas to 98 percent of the approximately 8,000 targeted meters that were affected by the disaster in the Merrimack Valley.

Legislators signal support for gas oversight following Merrimack Valley disaster

By , Globe Staff

State lawmakers appeared ready to back a requirement that professional engineers review gas-pipe projects.

Ayanna Pressley, before heading to Congress, listens one more time

By , Globe Staff

An event Monday night was billed as a listening-only hearing, and for more than two hours Boston City Councilors heard stories from people young and old.