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Kenneth I. Gordon Representative

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Kenneth I. Gordon

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Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2014
Fax: 617-626-0320
Email: Ken.Gordon@mahouse.gov
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Bill Docket Bill Title
HD2226 An Act relative to prescription coverage for disabled veterans' widows
HD2465 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing nursing facilities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.27 SD345 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52 SD1117 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. 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.87 HD523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with 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.135 HD364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.136 HD726 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 136) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.137 HD727 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 137) of James J. O'Day and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.168 HD3454 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 168) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to expand access to healthy foods through improved nutritional products at corner stores and farmers markets. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.169 SD1045 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 169) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kenneth I. Gordon and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to the workforce competitiveness trust fund. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
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.
S.233 SD901 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 233) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Kenneth I. Gordon, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair process for students with disabilities. Education.
H.256 HD2161 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 256) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.314 SD1139 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kenneth I. Gordon, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.327 SD1562 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Barry R. Finegold, Sal N. DiDomenico, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform election laws. Election Laws.
S.352 SD934 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, William N. Brownsberger and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to prevent the use of the most dangerous pesticides. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.353 SD935 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 353) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to reduce solid waste in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.354 HD983 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 354) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker . Education.
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.434 SD945 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 434) of Kenneth J. Donnelly and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation relative to improving services for students with individual education programs. Financial Services.
H.450 HD360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.454 HD1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.457 HD2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.477 HD2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.489 HD2624 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education.
H.510 HD2552 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 510) of Aaron Vega, Kenneth I. Gordon and Michael R. Knapik relative to establishing a public school grant program for expanding learning time and improving student success. Education.
H.520 HD226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
H.528 HD1455 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 528) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to requiring the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to review state-mandated reporting requirements for school districts . Education.
H.543 HD1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.545 HD1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.555 HD1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
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.
S.657 SD1704 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 657) of Katherine M. Clark, F. Jay Barrows, Danielle W. Gregoire, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster child engagement. The Judiciary.
H.658 HD3036 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696 HD3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.726 HD2553 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the board of agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749 HD1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.751 HD1708 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 751) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the milk producers security fund reimbursement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.753 HD1729 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 753) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Agricultural Resources to establish a livestock care and standards board to ensure the humane keeping and treatment of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.755 HD1736 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756 HD3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.772 HD783 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 772) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative allowable activities on land under an agricultural preservation restriction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.835 HD464 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 835) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.836 HD977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838 HD1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.843 SD725 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.848 SD457 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Katherine M. Clark, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth I. Gordon, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.855 SD1049 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 855) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kenneth I. Gordon and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to the workforce competitiveness trust fund. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.933 HD420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
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.973 HD835 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 973) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to prohibit certain discretionary authority by insurers. Financial Services.
S.985 SD1392 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael Barrett, Carlos Henriquez, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1025 HD1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1049 HD630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program. Health Care Financing.
S.1137 SD265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1189 SD632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1198 HD3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
H.1243 HD1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1287 HD2976 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to clarifying procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
S.1304 SD1552 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1304) of Michael Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon and Paul McMurtry for legislation to create a local option municipal income tax to provide property tax relief. Revenue.
H.1314 HD1219 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1314) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to provide certain access to electronic mail accounts of decedents in probating estates . The Judiciary.
H.1318 HD1316 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1318) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. The Judiciary.
H.1379 HD2649 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1382 HD3426 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to recidivism reducing program reporting by the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1383 HD3429 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1383) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting sex offender treatment program outcomes by the Commissioner of Department of Corrections and the Department of Youth Services. 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.
H.1549 HD239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1553 HD1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
H.1586 HD1515 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1586) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the electronic publication of certain legal notices by government entities. The Judiciary.
S.1588 SD522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1589 HD1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1597 HD218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
S.1622 SD1588 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1622) of Michael Barrett and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to designate Rex Trailer as the official cowboy of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1630 HD125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
S.1639 SD723 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1639) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1640 SD731 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1640) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
H.1644 HD666 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1644) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to the punishment of young children who verbally disrupt school settings. The Judiciary.
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.1684 HD1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. 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.1707 HD503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708 HD794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1712 HD2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. 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.1772 HD1048 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1772) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1793 HD1604 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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.1806 HD640 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1825 HD359 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1825) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to regulating the sale of dogs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859 HD3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control, and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874 HD1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.2006 HD429 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. 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.2019 HD700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2027 HD1174 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.2083 HD2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2092 HD126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2138 HD2668 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to the training and hiring standards for municipal police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2157 HD782 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2157) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a sex offender management board within the Executive Office of Public Safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2173 HD2509 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2173) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Kenneth I. Gordon relative to continuing education and licensing of elevator mechanics. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2263 HD607 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2263) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to provide special line of duty death benefits to public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2294 HD3052 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2294) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the appointment and reappointment of public safety officers. Public Service.
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.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.2760 HD3161 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2760) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.2808 HD3291 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the Thursday of National Volunteer Week in April as Massachusetts service and volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2856 HD859 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2856) of James R. Miceli, Kenneth I. Gordon and Elizabeth A. Poirier for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the third Saturday of the month of October as Massachusetts Minutemen and Militia Day. 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.2935 HD2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943 HD1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2944 HD2749 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2944) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2952 HD1689 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3043 HD400 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3043) of Paul J. Donato and others for legislation to authorize the installation and operate digital video violation detection monitoring systems to detect drivers failing to stop for school buses. Transportation.
H.3068 HD1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3091 HD1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3102 HD2561 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters. Transportation.
H.3116 HD1434 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3116) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to authorize certain veterans to use facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities without cost to such veterans. Transportation.
H.3136 HD1514 By Representative Roy of Franklin and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen Spilka and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3177 HD506 By Mr. Basile of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3177) of Carlo Basile and others for legislation to establish a program for assisting certain disabled veterans in making home modifications. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3204 HD1444 By Messrs. Parisella of Beverly and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3204) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3402 HD2519 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3402) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
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.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.3525 HD3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3943 HD3807 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Hogan of Stow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cleon H. Turner, Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.

Ken Gordon enters his first elected office in 2013, but public service is no stranger to him. Mr. Gordon served his community on the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Cultural Council, among other volunteer activities. He has been heavily involved with the local schools, volunteering to assist the math program at Davis School for two years., and formerly serving in the high school’s All-Night Graduation Party.

He has been a lawyer for 21 years, and the last dozen he has specialized in representing employees who suffer discrimination or wrongful termination at the workplace. In addition, he represents small business in disputes in court. He has managed his own practice in that time, having begun his career at established Boston law firms Parker, Coulter, Daley & White and Perkins, Smith & Cohen.

Before he was a lawyer, Mr. Gordon wrote sports for several local and national newspapers. After completing an internship with the Boston Globe, he headed for Florida where he covered the University of Miami ‘s championship football teams, among other assignments. It was there that he won national and state-wide recognition for his stories about misbehaving sports agents. Encouraged by friends at the university, he returned to Boston and attended law school, intending to begin a career as a sports agent. After representing several high profile hockey players in New England, including some members of the Boston Bruins as their attorney, he decided instead to focus on employment issues involving people with more traditional jobs. He has remained a plaintiff’s employment lawyer since that time.

Personal Information

Profession: Lawyer
Spouse: Breena Daniell
Children: 2
Religion: Jewish
Pets: 1 dog, Yoshi, several fish and my son has two lizards. I think their names are Speedy and Sticky. The fish are yet unnamed
Interests: Music, including Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. The Red Sox when they are not breaking our hearts. Dining on my wife’s wonderful cooking. Bicycling in metro-west to work. Sharing time with my family and friends.

Career Highlights

  • Helped a group of three women in N.H. to the largest settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit at that time.
  • Won a multi-million judgment against the FDIC on behalf of a group of investors.
  • Former Section Council, Labor & Employment division, Massachusetts Bar Association.
  • Former sportswriter, The Palm Beach Post & Evening Times, affiliated with Boston Globe & Sporting News

Education & Public Service

  • De Facto Chair, New England Regional Conference of the National Employment Lawyers Assn.
  • Suffolk University, Law Journal, graduated Cum Laude, JD.
  • Northeastern University, BA, Travelli Scholarship (graduated with honors)
  • Vice-Chairman of Bedford Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Chairman of Bedford Cultural Council
  • Co-Manager, Destination Imagination
  • Former committee member, All Night Graduation Party
  • Represenative Ken Gordon and Breena

  • Represenative Ken Gordon and Family

  • Representative Ken Gordon and Senator Kenneth Donnelly

  • Representative Ken Gordon and family at a Red Sox game

Twenty-first Middlesex, Consisting of Bedford; Burlington; Wilmington: Precinct 3

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