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Thomas A. Golden, Jr. Representative

D Lowell
Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

Addresses

State House
Room 527A
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2020
Fax: 617-570-6578
Email: Thomas.Golden@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD2226 An Act relative to prescription coverage for disabled veterans' widows
H.76 HD2871 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to access to medical treatments for children with autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78 HD2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114 HD872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.133 HD3384 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 133) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in the public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.142 SD1528 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 142) of Michael F. Rush, Robert M. Koczera, James J. Dwyer, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to price discrepancies in gas station purchases . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.143 SD1535 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Veterans Assistance Trust Fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.228 SD1052 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 228) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael J. Rodrigues, David T. Vieira, Denise C. Garlick and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional school district capital project funding. Education.
H.235 HD2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.239 HD1728 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain public water system employees from sprinkler fitters examining and licensing requirments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.250 HD1814 By Mr. Markey of Dartmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 250) of Christopher M. Markey and others for legislation to further regulate the business of secondary metals dealing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.305 HD1292 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 305) of Steven M. Walsh, Robert F. Fennell and Thomas A. Golden, Jr. relative to scrap metal dealers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.311 HD3318 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote transformative development in gateway cities. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.328 HD3241 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 328) of James Arciero and others that limited liability corporations dealing with children be licensed through the Department of Early Education . Education.
H.344 HD2870 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to addressing the needs of students with autism. Education.
S.397 SD974 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Michael F. Rush, Tom Sannicandro, Michael R. Knapik, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Department of Conservation retaining certain revenue to promote the development of parks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.483 SD201 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr, Gale D. Candaras, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. Financial Services.
S.491 SD1559 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 491) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, Robert M. Koczera, Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vacated foreclosed residential property. Financial Services.
H.537 HD526 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.573 HD293 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to municipal election ballots . Election Laws.
H.650 HD1298 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 650) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to allowing cities and towns to provide for early voting in elections in the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.651 HD1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
H.687 HD2775 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.690 HD3103 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to provide for a capital outlay program of maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.716 HD790 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 716) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.778 HD1660 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 778) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the Massachusetts Water Management Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.942 SD618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.969 HD1323 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers. Financial Services.
H.1029 HD3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.1107 HD74 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1107) of Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell and Thomas A. Golden, Jr. for legislation to require audits of the costs of certain affordable housing projects. Housing.
H.1171 HD3236 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1172 HD3243 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1172) of James Arciero and others for legislation to authorize the presence of service trained dogs for certain victims and witnesses who are minor children or adults with disabilities. The Judiciary.
H.1174 HD3247 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1174) of James Arciero and others relative to the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Judiciary.
H.1175 HD3248 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1175) of James Arciero and others for legislation to require prosecutors to notify victims of their rights to provide the Sex Offender Registry Board with written impact statements. The Judiciary.
S.1298 SD924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1422 HD2004 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the penalties for debarred contractors participating in certain contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1456 HD691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
S.1589 SD1115 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1589) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, James Arciero, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water meter testing fees. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1653 SD918 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law. Transportation.
H.1674 HD578 By Represenative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.1701 HD1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767 HD968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1794 HD1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1808 HD302 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to improve access to the services of educational psychologists. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1971 HD505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
H.1981 HD39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2009 HD986 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Kay Khan, Paul J. Donato and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2029 HD1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol and drug free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2211 HD377 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2211) of Cory Atkins, Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and James Arciero (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Chelmsford to continue the employment of Michael Curran as fire chief. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2401 HD368 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2403 HD371 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2403) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2460 HD579 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2536 HD2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create an angel investor tax credit. Revenue.
H.2549 HD1090 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.2861 HD1241 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2861) of David M. Nangle and Thomas A. Golden, Jr. for legislation to further regulate deposits of certain public funds. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883 HD2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources commitment to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2945 HD1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2993 HD2598 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning school library services in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3242 HD1154 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to providing protection from domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3364 HD2673 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3364) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to provide tax incentives to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities. Revenue.
H.3385 HD3538 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael A. Costello and others for legislation to require certain telecommunications service companies to provide call center service assistance. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3430 HD2709 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3430) of Linda Campbell and others for legislation to establish a firearms and mental health fitness information registry within the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3503 HD3612 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the issuance of "Boston Strong" motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation.
H.3631 HD3821 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to award loans with discounted interest rates to students who attend certain colleges or universities. Higher Education.

Tom is currently serving as State Representative for the 16th Middlesex District which includes Lowell and Chelmsford. Throughout his career at the State House Tom has served on various committees such as Banks and Banking, Revenue, Healthcare, Energy, Public Safety and Chair of the House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading. He currently is serving as Vice-Chair of Election Laws and is a committee member on Community Development & Small Business as well as Steering, Policy & Scheduling. As State Representative, Tom has had the opportunity to work on projects that have been significant in the revitalization of the Greater Lowell Area. The most recent is his efforts in keeping the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles in Lowell. He has been a partner on projects such as the Acre Plan, the Lawrence Mills Project, UMASS Lowell Bellegarde Boat House/Boat Ramp, UMASS Lowell Student Recreational Center and the UMASS Lowell Emerging Technology Building. Tom was also involved in the expansion of Route 3. Projects include the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail, J.A.M. and a new judicial center. Tom continues to be a strong advocate for sound barriers and mental health parity. During the 2009-2010 Legislative Session, Tom filed a wide range of bills to assist the citizens of Chelmsford, Lowell, and the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Current legislation just signed into law on August 8, 2010 was the revising and improving of the State’s Prescription Monitoring Program. Tom has worked to eliminate the diversion of prescription drugs specifically opioids. Another piece of legislation is the expanding on the definition of how a sex offender “lures” or solicits a child. Tom is now moving forward with a new piece of legislation that would make a police chase a felony. Tom continues to work with the House Committees on Education and Ways & Means to elevate Local Aid and Chapter 70 funding to the communities he represents. On a community level Tom is currently serving as the Chair of the Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau. Tom also runs two charitable fundraisers per year. The Turkey Dinner Basket is held in November and the Centralville Baseball League/Pawtucketville Youth Organization Comedy Night is held in the Spring. Additionally, Tom is a Mass Licensed Realtor and Auctioneer. Tom is a life-long resident of and Lowell and resides in Centralville with his wife Joane and daughters Abby and Lilly

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator and Realtor.
Spouse: Joane
Children: 2
Interests: Skiing/Traveling/Reading

Career Highlights

  • Prescription Monitoring
  • Advocacy of Mental Health Concerns/Issues Substance Abuse
  • Small Business

Education & Public Service

  • UMASS Lowell M.B.A. 2001
  • UMASS Lowell Bachelor of Science Business Administration 1993
  • Lowell High School 1989
  • MA House 1995-present
  • Representative Thomas Golden at Chelmsford Solar Panel

  • PMP Governor Signing

  • Representative Tom Golden with Flag Background

Sixteenth Middlesex, Consisting of Chelmsford: Precincts 2, 3, 6; Lowell: Wards 5, 6, 9.

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