Daniel M. Donahue Representative

D Worcester
Daniel M. Donahue


State House
Room 122
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2006
Fax: 617-626-0457
Email: Daniel.Donahue@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD63 For legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide
HD65 Relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers' compensation statute
HD66 To further regulate workers' compensation
HD87 Relative to providing retroactive capital reimbursement for a certain nursing facility in the town of Holden
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
HD270 Relative to business practices between motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers
SD343 For legislation relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance.
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
SD430 For legislation relative to early education funding
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD517 Relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
HD609 Relative to secondary metals dealings
SD628 For legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services.
HD658 Relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
SD671 For legislation relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD691 For legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
HD831 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD879 For legislation relative to pediatric nursing care facilities
SD1040 For legislation relative to debarment in public contracts.
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
HD1097 Relative to providing continuing health insurance coverage for surviving children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty
HD1112 That certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called
HD1129 Relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools
SD1146 For legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure
HD1153 For legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund
SD1215 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
SD1346 For legislation for reimbursement for costs of the ‘Learning Contract’
SD1347 For legislation to expand UMMS class size and allow up to 25 non-Massachusetts residents.
SD1348 For legislation relative to in-state tuition retention for UMMS.
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
HD1412 Relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs.
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
SD1452 For legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers
HD1460 For legislation to establish the building code coordinating council
HD1575 For legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts
SD1641 For legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
HD1656 Relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes
SD1658 For legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1727 For legislation to create construction relevance in the economic development incentive program.
HD1730 Relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund
HD1761 For legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1765 For legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1871 Relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD1893 Relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1988 For the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system
HD1995 Relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel
HD2060 Relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2091 Relative to bidding for public construction contracts
HD2097 Relative to tax credits for digital media products
HD2116 Relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law
HD2130 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
HD2137 For legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth
HD2188 Relative to juvenile court jurisdiction to divert from further court processing of certain children
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2297 Relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2342 Relative to vocational training for the unemployed
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2470 For legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth
HD2474 Relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits
HD2476 For legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2483 That hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2596 Relative to increase the minimum wage for private sector human service workers
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2653 For legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program
HD2741 For legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents
HD2753 For legislation relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2916 For legislation to authorize the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the city of Worcester to create and operate a multi purpose rectangular field at the Lake Avenue Park in Worcester
HD2947 Relative to promoting responsible contracting on state construction projects
HD2975 Relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
HD3021 That the University of Massachusetts and the University of Massachusetts Medical School develop and implement provisions for payback in learning contracts
HD3025 Relative to in-state tuition and fee retention for University of Massachusetts Medical School students
HD3033 For legislation to expand class size for non-residents at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
HD3072 Relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3165 Relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3169 For legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges
HD3190 For legislation to require the reporting of certain contributions to the Unemployment Insurance Program and the Workers' Compensation System
HD3268 Relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement and court personnel and other Commonwealth officials
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3433 For legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt
HD3439 Relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games

Career Highlights

  • Director of Policy and Asst. Chief of Staff to Mayor Joseph M. Petty, Worcester
  • Political Director, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray

Education & Public Service

  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A.
  • St. John’s High School
  • St. Mary’s Elementary School
Sixteenth Worcester. - Consisting of precincts 1, 2, 4 and 5, of ward 5, ward 6, and precincts 1 408 and 5 of ward 8, of the city of Worcester, in the county of Worcester.