Bill Docket Bill Title
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
HD171 For legislation to expedite the sale of foreclosed homes
HD211 For legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property
SD229 Lfor legislation relative to recycling
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
HD264 For legislation to provide remedies to consumers for clearing titles after the payoff of mortgages
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
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
SD335 For legislation relative to health insurance coverage by athletic trainers
SD347 For legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students
HD407 Relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax
SD425 For legislation relative to open textbooks
HD439 For legislation relative to noncriminal disposition of parking violations
HD449 For legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD470 Relative to motor vehicle speed limits in school zones
HD482 Relative to the authority of police officers of the city of Boston and the town of Dedham
SD494 For legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts.
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
SD580 For legislation to improve literacy skills
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD677 For legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
SD714 For legislation to create a maximum allowable check-cashing rate
SD785 For legislation relative to Acute-care hospitals.
SD809 For legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements
HD833 For legislation to designate a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the PFC Alvin Richard Gale memorial bridge
SD841 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools.
SD867 For legislation to provide for a workforce housing financial plan
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
SD878 For legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD919 For legislation to encourage small business growth in the Commonwealth.
SD969 For legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways
SD983 For legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1028 For legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
SD1113 For legislation relative to Parking Advancements for the Revitalization of Communities (PARC).
SD1165 For legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects
SD1215 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD1266 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system.
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
HD1446 For legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children
HD1530 Relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
HD1648 An Act relative to local procurement
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
SD1825 For legislation relative to certified professional midwives
SD1854 For legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability
HD1895 For legislation to authorize the installation and operation of live digital video school bus violation detection monitoring systems
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
HD2008 Relative to increasing the penalties for discharging firearms into a residential dwelling, daycare facility or school building
HD2361 For legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2395 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO BLIGHTED PROPERTIES
HD2396 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES
HD2397 An Act AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGIONAL LOCKUP FACILITY IN SUFFOLK COUNTY
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2617 For legislation to require seatbelts in school buses
HD2646 That public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms
HD2678 Relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way
HD2831 Relative to sports medicine professionals
HD2913 An Act reducing solid waste and providing for universal recycling
HD2934 An Act relative to the disability retirement of Dedham Police Officer Paul Brown
HD2936 An Act relative to legal assistance in divorce proceedings
HD2951 An Act to allow the town of Dedham to participate in lease negotiations with DCAM
HD2966 An Act relative to correctional employees' retirement reinstatement
HD3023 An Act relative to the Saw Mill Brook in the counties of Suffolk, Norfolk and Middlesex
HD3098 That the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3301 Relative to merging the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police department into the department of state police
HD3309 For legislation to require certain notices prior to plant closings or layoffs
HD3413 An Act relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" Flag in the Commonwealth
HD3452 Relative to exempting certain public school buses from toll collection
HD3549 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum

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Profession: History Teacher/US Navy Reserve Officer

Education & Public Service

  • Southern New England School of Law, JD
  • Providence College, MA; Providence College, BA
  • United States Navy Basic Training
  • Catholic Memorial High School
  • Mass. House (2003-2010);Massachusetts Senate (2010 to fill vacancy - present)
  • Parks Caucus; (Chairman)
Norfolk and Suffolk - Consisting of the city of Boston, ward 18, precincts 9, 10, 16 to 20, inclusive, and 23, ward 19, precincts 10 to 13, inclusive, and ward 20 in the county of Suffolk; and the towns of Dover, Dedham, Needham, precincts D to H, inclusive, Norwood and Westwood in the county of Norfolk.