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H.151 HD1379 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.213 HD1161 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 213) of William C. Galvin and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.354 SD998 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Katherine M. Clark, Michael Barrett, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.612 SD1592 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Marc R. Pacheco, Anne M. Gobi, Michael R. Knapik, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to further enhance efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
S.647 SD330 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Katherine M. Clark, Brian S. Dempsey, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strangulation. The Judiciary.
S.656 SD1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
H.695 HD3079 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707 HD2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.741 SD1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.908 SD777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.909 SD781 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.973 SD1327 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael A. Costello, Leonard Mirra and Kathleen O'Connor Ives (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Newburyport to impose liens upon properties in the town of Newbury which connect to the water and sewer systems of the city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1008 SD1108 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sal N. DiDomenico, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to screenings for congenital heart defects for newborns. Public Health.
S.1809 SD1854 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1809) of Bruce E. Tarr, James J. Lyons, Jr., Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to affordable housing in the town of North Andover . Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1815 SD1855 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1815) of Bruce E. Tarr, James J. Lyons, Jr., Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Diana DiZoglio(by vote of the town) for legislation to grant an easement at Rea's Pond Sewer Pump Station in the town of North Andover. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1819 Text of amendment number (30) relative to real lives offered by Ms. Clark, Ms. Spilka, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Joyce to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3)
S.1880 SD1896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Therese Murray, Bruce E. Tarr, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the Senate for legislation to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2008 SD1992 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile life with parole . The Judiciary.
H.2024 HD2229 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2024) of Tracy Watson and others for legislation to prohibit the Department of Public Health from collecting data on students relative to height, weight and body mass indexes. Public Health.
H.3182 HD3184 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3182) of Michael A. Costello and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to include service men and women who died in service while in a designated combat area as qualifying for the Medal of Liberty. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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.3410 HD3566 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Leonard Mirra and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Marjorie Pettoruto, an employee of the Highway Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Public Service.
H.3460 HD3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3905 HD4091 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael A. Costello and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to authorize the commissioner of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant easements and lease agreements to certain land and property in the city of Haverhill. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
Spouse: Jeff Ives
Pets: Mo the Chihuahua

Career Highlights

  • Member of the Massachusetts Bar
  • Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • Pace Law School Environmental Litigation Clinic

Education & Public Service

  • Pace Law School, J.D.
  • Mount Holyoke College, B.A.
  • Burlington High School
  • Chairwoman of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development
  • Newburyport City Councillor at-Large, 2008 – Jan. 1, 2013
First Essex -- Consisting of the cities of Haverhill and Newburyport and the towns of Amesbury, Merrimac, Methuen, North Andover, precincts 1 to 4, inclusive, and Salisbury in the county of Essex.

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