Bill Docket Bill Title
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
SD95 For legislation to promote employment
SD139 For legislation relative to wage enforcement statutes of limitations
SD262 For legislation relative to the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee
SD273 For legislation to protect vulnerable road users
SD284 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
SD311 For legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD336 For legislation relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees.
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
SD409 For legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
SD542 For legislation relative to the re-homing of children
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
SD604 For legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth.
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
SD809 For legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements
SD852 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains.
SD869 For legislation relative to net metering
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
SD983 For legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
SD996 For legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
SD1090 For legislation relative to public space recycling
SD1189 For legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity
SD1235 For legislation to improve access to public records.
SD1280 For legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need
SD1349 For legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents.
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
SD1362 For legislation relative to student sex education.
SD1378 For legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
SD1404 For legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures
SD1421 For legislation to update public health laws.
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
SD1510 For legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth.
SD1601 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children
SD1639 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
SD1853 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program.
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1891 For legislation relative to conditional expansion of the bottle bill.
H.338 HD2319 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to student safety. Education.
H.813 HD3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.905 HD3493 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services. Financial Services.
H.1515 HD124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1584 HD3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1785 HD1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804 HD1393 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1991 HD1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2747 HD1519 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2747) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2985 HD1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator's licenses. Transportation.
H.3007 HD2136 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to designate a portion of State Highway Route 3 North from the town of Arlington to the town of Westford as the Middlesex 3 Highway. Transportation.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others 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. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3320 HD574 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3320) of Marc T. Lombardo and Kenneth J. Donnelly relative to providing for an appropriation for the environmental clean-up, mitigation and other operating costs of the Solomon Post 8819 for Veterans of Foreign Wars in the town of Billerica. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
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.