Brian S. Dempsey 186th (2009 - 2010) House Ways and Means Chair

D Haverhill
Brian S. Dempsey


State House
Room 243
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2990
Fax: 617-722-2215
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.299 SD1502 For legislation relative to financial literacy in schools.
S.806 SD1071 For legislation relative to the creation of a sports injury commission .
H.1506 HD1559 Relative to criminal information record checks of livery drivers
S.1884 SD1869 For legislation relative to funeral processions
H.3381 HD2076 For legislation to reimburse ciities and towns for providing single room occupancy to veterans

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator/Insurance Broker
Spouse: Julie
Children: 3

Career Highlights

  • Co-author, House Bill 4619, an Act Establishing Expanded Gaming in the Commonwealth
  • Co-author, Chapter 240 of the Acts of 2010, an Act Relative to Economic Development Reorganization
  • Co-author, Chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008, an Act Relative to Green Communities
  • Co-author, Chapter 141 of the Acts of 2003, an Act Relative to Investments in Emerging Technologies to Promote Job Creation, Economic Stability and Competitiveness in the Massachusetts Economy (Economic Stimulus I)

Education & Public Service

  • Haverhill High School
  • Norwich University
  • University of Massachusetts at Lowell, B.A.
  • City Council (1988-1991, vice-president-1989, president-1990)
  • Mass. House (1991-Present)
  • Foster Kids of the Merrimack Valley (Board of Directors), Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council Inc. (Board of Directors), Essex County Anti-Gang Council Pentucket Bank (corporator) and Haverhill Democratic City Committee
Third Essex, Consisting of Haverhill: Ward 1, Ward 2: Precinct 3, Ward 3, Ward 4: Precincts 1, 2, Ward 5: Precincts 1, 3, Ward 6.