Bill Docket Bill Title
S.36 SD1688 For legislation to bring child support home
S.37 SD607 For legislation relative to Workers’ Pathways to Self Sufficiency
S.38 SD1635 For legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs
S.41 SD400 For legislation relative to educational stability for foster children
S.48 SD812 For legislation relative to deceased poor and indigent persons
S.49 SD889 For legislation relative to deceased poor and indigent persons
S.58 SD515 For legislation relating to anti-human trafficking and protection
H.171 HD2508 Relative to increasing assistance by the Department of Public Welfare for certain elderly, disabled persons and children
S.183 SD1163 For legislation to futher regulate pawn shops and dealers of second articles
S.208 SD1297 For legislation to require instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automatic external defibrillators for high school graduation
S.218 SD1469 For legislation to provide health education in schools
S.219 SD537 For legislation authorizing a study of school day starting times and schedules
S.260 SD1639 For legislation to promote healthy school meals
S.268 SD1314 For legislation to protect the rights of custodial and other non teaching employees of school districts
S.308 SD354 For legislation to correct income calculation for spouses of nursing home residents
S.328 SD120 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance for long term care residents
H.343 HD643 Relative to providing loans for waterfront development
S.353 SD591 For legislation relative to the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
S.375 SD234 For legislation to protect the viability of farms in the Commonwealth
S.397 SD298 For legislation that provisions be made to establish a wildlife management commission
S.404 SD1846 For legislation relative to the reduction of particulate emissions from diesel engines
S.408 SD1911 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts State pilotage rate board
S.432 SD1035 For legislation to protect children from toxic toys
S.442 SD1912 For legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals
H.449 HD626 Relative to establishing a state university system in the Commonwealth
S.461 SD1782 For legislation relative to an appeal process of insurance premium surcharges under managed competition
H.483 HD3250 Relative to the prevention of bullying in the public schools
S.517 SD68 For legislation to improve access to alcohol and other drug clinical services
S.537 SD1677 For legislation to assure equitable health coverage for all children
S.540 SD919 For legislation relative to the countable assets of medical assistance recipients
H.545 HD1485 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
S.567 SD1257 For legislation relative to the hemophilia advisory committee
S.572 SD331 For legislation relative to nursing facility and long term care claims
H.603 HD4313 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
S.616 SD426 For legislation relative to creating a loan forgiveness program for direct care human service workers
S.617 SD87 For legislation relative to authorizing municipalities to protect low and mederate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
H.624 HD238 For legislation to allow the non-profit corporation Home of the Brave, Inc., to construct and operate public homes for veterans
S.666 SD1309 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
S.678 SD1605 For legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping
S.680 SD1561 For legislation establishing a temporary workers right to know.
S.681 SD1590 For legislation to provide benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the Worker’s Compensation Act
S.688 SD624 For legislation establishing paid sick days
S.710 SD1819 For legislation to provide a safe workplace for employees of the Commonwealth, its independent authorities and and its political sub-divisions
S.744 SD1263 For legislation to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services
S.757 SD905 For legislation relative to childrens mental health clinicians
S.805 SD428 For legislation relative to conducting a comprehensive study of oral injuries in school sports
H.890 HD1070 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for tobacco use cessation treatment
H.897 HD2943 Relative to the identification of aftermarket parts, so-called, used in the repair of motor vehicles
H.898 HD2951 That health insurance providers be required to include coverage for diagnostic screening for prostate cancer
H.900 HD3683 Relative to home owners Insurance
S.933 SD1670 For legislation relative to the prevention of illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth
S.966 SD561 For legislation relative to process piping.
S.996 SD1158 For legislation to regard uniform police identifications cards
S.1044 SD477 For legislation relative to the annual allowance for widows and widowers of certain public employees
S.1045 SD1318 For legislation to provide temporary adjustments to pension appropriations
S.1065 SD49 For legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters
H.1095 HD2209 Relative to creating a special commission on institutional long term care services
H.1120 HD4436 (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Saugus to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premisesfor a certain area in the Square One Mall
H.1133 HD4327 (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Nahan to issue bond anticipation notes for for the acquisition of land and buildings thereon formerly owned by the United States Coast Guard
S.1152 SD568 For legislation to modify the retirement benefits of certain widows and surviving spouses
S.1155 SD576 For legislation relative to certain option C retirees
S.1215 SD893 For legislation to provide for fairness and equity for Massachusetts water resource authority employees
S.1217 SD1910 For legislation relative to dental insurance for certain retirees
S.1273 SD1650 For legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit
S.1378 SD128 For legislation to extend the senior circuit breaker tax credit to disabled persons.
S.1420 SD1753 For legislation relative to privatization contracts
S.1437 SD1637 For legislation to improve public contracting with Massachusetts farmers
S.1480 SD1495 For legislation to improve recycling rates in the commonwealth
S.1481 SD1518 For legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution.
S.1512 SD663 For legislation relative to municipal light plants
S.1537 SD1122 For legislation relative to the safety and protection of utility work and construction sites
H.1587 HD149 Relative to the victims of violent crime
S.1598 SD1387 For legislation relative to victims of violent crimes
S.1608 SD1344 For legislation to reform CORI, restore economic opportunity and improve public safety
S.1609 SD1409 For legislation to require just cause for eviction and foreclosed properties
S.1610 SD1535 For legislation relative to public health
S.1612 SD1616 For legislation to protect homeowners facing foreclosure
S.1651 SD1456 For legislation relative to drug mandatory minimum sentences
S.1687 SD389 For legislation relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
S.1693 SD1627 For legislation to further regulate sex offender registration
H.1728 HD431 Relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
S.1756 SD1240 For legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
H.1846 HD3081 For legislation to provide incentives for productive workers' compensation audits
H.1854 HD2964 Relative to posting employment opportunities
H.1865 HD3602 Relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law
S.1867 SD784 For legislation to create the commonwealth heritage areas program
S.1880 SD1284 For legislation relative to identification cards
S.1913 SD2036 For legislation relative to license renewal notifications
S.1956 SD2014 For legislation to finance the Commonwealth's transportation infrastructure
S.1963 SD1969 For legislation to establish funding for existing transportation systems in the Commonwealth
S.1968 SD1104 For legislation relative to the expansion of charitable license plates
S.1974 SD1425 For legislation to provide for a distinctive registration plate for olympians
S.2003 SD1919 For legislation relative to the home of the brave
H.2049 HD3040 For legislation to establish a reporting system for drug overdoseses
H.2127 HD852 For legislation to establish a health care trust for the preservation of the health care system of the Commonwealth
H.2181 HD585 For legislation to establish a physician reporting system for drug overdoses
H.2185 HD3608 Relative to colorectal cancer screenings
S.2289 SD2408 For legislation to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
S.2438 SD2582 To authorize the city of Melrose to enter into a tax deferment agreement with Stone Place Limited Partnership.
H.2717 HD3007 Relative to establishing an organ donation registration fund
H.3052 HD1095 For legislation to prohibit the bidding on state funded construction projects by applicants with certain legal proceedings pending
H.3133 HD3291 To establish a cell phone users' bill of rights
H.3142 HD3199 Relative to the Essex National Heritage Commission
H.3381 HD2076 For legislation to reimburse ciities and towns for providing single room occupancy to veterans
H.3388 HD1890 For legislation to impose a penalty for the removal of commemorative flag holders from graves of veterans and police and fire personnel
H.3389 HD1891 For legislation to impose a penalty for the removal of American flags and fire and police commemorative medallions from burial places
H.3401 HD3174 For legislation to provide tuition and fee waivers for members of the National Guard and veterans
H.3403 HD3248 Relative to veteran annuity benefits for surviving spouses of veterans
H.3547 HD1634 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of methods to develop an index of creative and innovative education in the Commonwealth
H.3573 HD1557 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3696 HD2672 Relative to establishing a youth workforce system in the Commonwealth
H.3792 HD2742 Relative to veterans burial benefits
H.3799 HD3583 Relative to providing assistance to make housing affordable to low or moderate income individuals and families
H.3804 HD1180 For legislation to control bullying of children with autism spectrum disorder
H.4013 HD4149 Relative to the establishment of cultural districts
H.4055 HD4005 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the town of Melrose be authorized to establish traffic safety zones
H.5007 HD5199 (by vote of the town) relative to amending the charter of the town of Saugus
H.5018 HD5198 For legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Nanette Maltais, an employee of the department of revenue
By Request
SD1683 For legislation relative to posting employment opportunities

Senator Thomas M. McGee proudly serves the Third Essex District, which includes the communities of Lynn, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott. Senator McGee has served on the Transportation committee since 2003 and has served as its Senate Chair since 2010. He is the Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies and he is a member of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee for Global Warming and Climate Change .

He is currently Co-Chair of the Mass Afterschool and Out-of-School coordinating council, Co-Chair of the Metropolitan Beaches Commission, Co-Chair of the Post-Partum Commission and the Co- Chair of the Northeast Legislative Caucus. In October 2013 Senator McGee was elected Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Committee.

Before his election to the Senate in 2002, McGee served four terms in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he represented West Lynn and Nahant.

Prior to holding office, McGee practiced law at Quinn and Morris (1990-1994), and served as an Assistant District Attorney for Essex County (1988-1990). McGee has served on the Democratic State Committee for over thirty years and has been a delegate to several State and National Democratic Conventions.

The Senator is a life-long resident of Lynn where he lives with his wife, Maria, and their children, Thomas and Katherine.

Senator McGee continues to be committed to such issues as providing quality education and extended learning opportunities to students in the Commonwealth, improving the state’s transportation system and fighting for regional equity, working to improve the lives of children and their families, ensuring accessible and affordable childcare and healthcare for working families, and expanding workforce training and development.

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney
Spouse: Maria
Children: 2

Career Highlights

  • Expanding Education Opportunities
  • Transportation Investment
  • Job Creation

Education & Public Service

  • St. John's Preparatory School
  • Worcester Academy
  • University of Lowell
  • New England School of Law
  • Democratic State Committee Member
  • State Representative 1995-2002
  • State Senator 2002- current
  • Senator Thomas McGee with Gold Star Families

  • Senator Thomas McGee with Representative Brad Jones and 2013 Lynnfield students

  • Senator Thomas McGee and the 2013 MAP Breakfast of Champions Award in DC

  • 2013 New Bedford Rail

  • Senator Thomas MCGee with the 2012 BGC youth of the year

  • Senator Thomas McGee with Governor Deval Patrick at his Swearing In Ceremony

  • Student Government day

  • Senator McGee speaking at welcome reception

  • Senator McGee addressing MAP

  • Marion Court Inauguration 2013

Third Essex - Consisting of the city of Lynn and the towns of Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus and Swampscott in the county of Essex.