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

Tuesday’s turnout set the state record for a midterm election

By , Globe Staff

More than 2.7 million voters cast ballots for Tuesday’s election, a record for any midterm election in Massachusetts.

Henriquez steps down from city post

By , Globe Staff

In a statement Friday, Mayor Martin Walsh did not lay out a reason for the former state representative’s resignation, only saying that he had accepted it.

City survey finds 1 in 5 units are income restricted

By , Globe Staff

Officials said the review, the first of its kind, provides an analysis of the city’s housing stock and provides insight as they seek to develop more income-restricted housing.

HUD Secretary Carson tours veterans center in Boston

By , Globe Staff

Ben Carson said the Department of Housing and Urban Development is combating veteran homelessness, and he pointed to the center as a nationwide model.