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S.13 SD695 By Mr. Rosenberg, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 13) of Stanley Rosenberg, Thomas Kennedy, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative and referendum petitions. The Judiciary.
S.28 SD202 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.31 SD1830 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to require child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.55 SD1658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 55) of Thomas M. McGee, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Safe Harbor for Exploited Children Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107 SD1827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Patricia D. Jehlen, William N. Brownsberger, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to greyhound simulcasting. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.134 SD737 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 134) of Karen E. Spilka, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to form a commission on for-profit schools [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
S.190 SD1869 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 190) of Katherine M. Clark, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth. Education.
S.301 SD1352 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Cynthia S. Creem, Cory Atkins, Jay R. Kaufman, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.302 SD39 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 302) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pre-registration of voters. Election Laws.
S.304 SD1530 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to disclosure of political spending . Election Laws.
S.313 SD1836 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Cory Atkins, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish risk-based audits of election results. Election Laws.
S.330 SD269 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife [Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.349 SD518 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 349) of James B. Eldridge, Frank I. Smizik, Stephen Kulik, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining stream flows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.350 SD522 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of James B. Eldridge, Frank I. Smizik, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.353 SD1385 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 353) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Thomas P. Conroy, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.397 SD1411 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Naughton, Ashe, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.409 SD389 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 409) of Harriette L. Chandler, Stephen M. Brewer, Bruce E. Tarr, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
H.441 HD523 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 441) of Jay R. Kaufman and Kenneth J. Donnelly relative to the jurisdiction of the various divisions of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.461 SD754 For legislation to further regulate insurance underwriting and motor vehicle liability ratings
S.473 SD471 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 473) of Steven A. Tolman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and James J. O'Day for legislation to improve access to alcohol and other drug clinical services. Financial Services.
S.501 SD1207 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.566 SD1403 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 566) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to higher education and generating revenue for the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.586 HD265 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 586) of Michael A. Costello and others for legislation to include decabrominated diphenyl ether as a banned hazardous substance. Public Health.
H.629 HD895 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 629) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
S.630 SD37 By Mr. Baddour, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 630) of Steven A. Baddour, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalites for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.665 SD107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.682 SD1471 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 682) of Katherine M. Clark, Lori A. Ehrlich, Stephen L. DiNatale, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to domestic violence and animals. The Judiciary.
S.764 SD536 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal rights of transgendered individuals. The Judiciary.
S.786 SD335 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent farm animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.809 SD1810 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 809) of Thomas P. Kennedy and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary.
S.924 SD1205 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 924) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.930 SD189 By Ms. Jehlen , a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susan C. Fargo, Marty Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish paid sick days. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.933 SD928 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 933) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly and Denise Provost for legislation to restore fairness in the unemployment insurance law for workers in temporary jobs. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1019 SD574 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Paul J. Donato, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1073 SD769 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1073) of Tarr, Swan, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1078 HD1118 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to school choice funding for vocational technical programs. Education.
H.1082 HD1123 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1082) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to vocational technical education. Education.
H.1094 HD1923 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the academic success of foster children. Education.
S.1194 SD1449 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1194) of Spilka, Donnelly, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth Fusion Center and other intelligence data centers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1206 SD742 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Frederick E. Berry, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the public health through workplace safety for social workers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1298 SD1542 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of O'Day, Donnelly, Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to maternity benefits for teachers [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1390 SD183 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1393 HD1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1404 SD654 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1404) of Steven A. Tolman, Linda Dorcena Forry, Ellen Story, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify terms of collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
S.1416 SD1012 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1416) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ellen Story, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities. Revenue.
S.1428 SD880 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1428) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation to create an early educator earned income tax credit. Revenue.
S.1650 SD45 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1650) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice K. Wolf, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1651 SD911 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1670 SD1043 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1670) of Barry R. Finegold, Kevin J. Murphy, Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to utility service call centers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1779 HD1056 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1779) of Jay Kaufman and others for the inclusion of certain roads in the towns of Arlington, Lexington, Lincoln, and Concord in the scenic byway knows as Battle Road. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1802 HD1903 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1802) of Marc T. Lombardo and others designating a certain bridge in the town of Billerica in honor of William G. Greene, Jr. Transportation.
S.1839 SD1600 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Peter V. Kocot, Susan C. Fargo and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.1841 SD82 By Ms. Creem, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1841) of Wolf, Welch, Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation [Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses].
S.1858 SD1152 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1858) of Mark C. Montigny, Gale D. Candaras, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of prescriber-identifiable data for marketing purposes. Health Care Financing.
S.1900 SD1948 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1900) of Therese Murray, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Brian A. Joyce, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the administration of state government and finance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1917 HD2726 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1917) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the membership of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
S.2041 SD2088 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Vallee, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to recognize those in military service. Transportaion.
S.2124 SD2160 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 and Senate Rule 20) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2124) of Richard T. Moore, Kenneth J. Donnelly, John Hart, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reduction of property tax liability for veterans. Revenue.
H.2234 HD2220 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2234) of Kay Khan and others relative to safe pregnancies and related health care for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.3343 HD3675 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3343) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to authorize the city of Woburn to issue eight additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3692 HD3956 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martha M. Walz and others establishing a State House arts commission to maintain custody and care of all works of art and historical artifacts at the State House. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3892 HD4219 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3892) of James J. Dwyer and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Woburn be authorized to place a certain question regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages on the city's election ballot. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

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Spouse: Judy
Children: 3

Education & Public Service

  • University of Massachusetts, BA in Labor Studies
  • Graduate of the Harvard University Trade Union Program
  • Mass. Senate (2009-present)
Fourth Middlesex -- Consisting of the city of Woburn and the towns of Arlington, Billerica, Burlington and Lexington, precincts 1 and 2 and 4 to 7, inclusive, in the county of Middlesex.

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