Thomas A. Golden, Jr. Representative

D Lowell
Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

Addresses

State House
Room 473B
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2263
Fax: 617-570-6578
Email: Thomas.Golden@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.69 SD1363 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Aaron Vega, Jay D. Livingstone, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a health incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76 HD2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.112 HD2477 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122 SD317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.131 SD121 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 131) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, David Paul Linsky, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide consumers with equal protection for all real estate appraisals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.150 SD1147 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 150) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi, David M. Nangle, Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain public water systems. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.162 SD133 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 162) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Bradford R. Hill, David Paul Linsky, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.170 HD1149 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 170) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to the commission paid to licensed lottery sales agents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.269 HD1244 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to defining a timeframe for users of real estate appraisal services to file a complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Licensure . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.301 SD1632 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of John F. Keenan, Tackey Chan, Mathew Muratore, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks. Education.
H.336 HD1467 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Tackey Chan and others relative to promoting child development and school-readiness. Education.
S.352 SD1441 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael F. Rush, Brian A. Joyce, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.418 SD1079 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 418) of Anne M. Gobi, James Arciero, Stephen L. DiNatale, Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.443 HD677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity. Education.
H.515 HD1588 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.521 HD664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
S.581 SD1031 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 581) of James B. Eldridge, Geoff Diehl, Sheila C. Harrington, Thomas P. Kennedy and others for legislation to ensure access to medications. Health Care Financing.
H.646 HD1133 By Representative Cusack of Braintree and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 646) of Mark J. Cusack, Michael Moore and others relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.656 HD2340 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 656) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to provide for a capital outlay program of maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.657 HD2568 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.668 HD1438 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 668) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
S.834 SD1061 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Anne M. Gobi, Sal N. DiDomenico, James E. Timilty, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law. The Judiciary.
H.870 HD746 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 870) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to access to generic medications and pharmacy reimbursements for the cost of drugs, medical products or devices. Financial Services.
H.883 HD751 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 883) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers. Financial Services.
H.901 HD469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. 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.924 HD2476 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 924) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
H.925 HD2480 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 925) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
H.947 HD583 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 947) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to regulate real estate appraisal management companies. Financial Services.
S.1040 SD1131 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to create patient choice and education in the dispensing of opiate drugs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1062 HD3393 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1062) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the "Pay it Forward" model of higher education financing. Higher Education.
H.1148 HD3316 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1148) of James Arciero and others for legislation relative to the asset forfeiture of child pornography. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
H.1315 HD682 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1315) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to liability for the medical costs incurred by public health volunteer responders. The Judiciary.
H.1335 HD2786 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1335) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to preventing highway access to emergency vehicles. The Judiciary.
H.1336 HD2788 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1336) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to manslaughter caused while protesting or blocking highway or roadway access . The Judiciary.
S.1440 SD1237 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Mark J. Cusack, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1468 SD1202 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1468) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Paul W. Mark, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings. Revenue.
H.1497 HD990 By Mr. Mom of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1497) of Rady Mom and others relative to penalties for persons using a weapon with intent to strike a dwelling house. The Judiciary.
S.1502 SD269 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1502) of John F. Keenan, Tackey Chan, Denise Provost, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Revenue.
H.1511 HD2678 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way. The Judiciary.
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.1718 HD3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733 HD2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1748 HD1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1765 SD897 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1765) of James B. Eldridge, Keiko M. Orrall, David M. Nangle, Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation relative to water meter testing fees. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1808 HD1424 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to access to behavioral health services for persons enrolled in MassHealth public health insurance programs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1812 HD2470 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1865 HD1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1924 SD2066 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1924) of Michael J. Barrett, Cory Atkins, James Arciero, Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Chelmsford to hold licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1958 HD678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1973 HD45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1976 HD161 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prohibit smoking in motor vehicles if young children are in the vehicle. Public Health.
H.2041 HD592 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2041) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize pharmacists to perform certain medical procedures. Public Health.
H.2046 HD1899 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2050 HD2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.2287 HD1627 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2287) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to increase line-of-duty death benefits for police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2374 HD3439 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2383 HD2472 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of James J. O'Day and others relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2385 HD2474 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2386 HD2475 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2386) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2425 HD658 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2425) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2471 HD2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program. Revenue.
H.2473 HD613 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to angel investor tax credits. Revenue.
H.2474 HD3231 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to enhance the investment tax credit. Revenue.
H.2503 HD2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2726 HD1871 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2726) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2937 HD3367 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2937) of James Arciero and others for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Chelmsford as the Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek memorial bridge. Transportation.
H.3126 HD3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. 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, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3252 HD1892 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3252) of Carole A. Fiola and others relative to criminal record checks for referees. The Judiciary.
H.3404 HD2382 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3404) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a registry for home care workers. Elder Affairs.
H.3620 HD3957 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3620) of David M. Nangle and others (with the approval of the city council) that the city of Lowell be authorized to appoint an interim fire chief for said city notwithstanding certain provisions of the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Tom is currently serving as State Representative for the 16th Middlesex District which includes Lowell and Chelmsford. Throughout his career at the State House Tom has served on various committees such as Banks and Banking, Revenue, Healthcare, Energy, Public Safety and Chair of the House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading. He currently is serving as Vice-Chair of Election Laws and is a committee member on Community Development & Small Business as well as Steering, Policy & Scheduling. As State Representative, Tom has had the opportunity to work on projects that have been significant in the revitalization of the Greater Lowell Area. The most recent is his efforts in keeping the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles in Lowell. He has been a partner on projects such as the Acre Plan, the Lawrence Mills Project, UMASS Lowell Bellegarde Boat House/Boat Ramp, UMASS Lowell Student Recreational Center and the UMASS Lowell Emerging Technology Building. Tom was also involved in the expansion of Route 3. Projects include the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail, J.A.M. and a new judicial center. Tom continues to be a strong advocate for sound barriers and mental health parity. During the 2009-2010 Legislative Session, Tom filed a wide range of bills to assist the citizens of Chelmsford, Lowell, and the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Current legislation just signed into law on August 8, 2010 was the revising and improving of the State’s Prescription Monitoring Program. Tom has worked to eliminate the diversion of prescription drugs specifically opioids. Another piece of legislation is the expanding on the definition of how a sex offender “lures” or solicits a child. Tom is now moving forward with a new piece of legislation that would make a police chase a felony. Tom continues to work with the House Committees on Education and Ways & Means to elevate Local Aid and Chapter 70 funding to the communities he represents. On a community level Tom is currently serving as the Chair of the Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau. Tom also runs two charitable fundraisers per year. The Turkey Dinner Basket is held in November and the Centralville Baseball League/Pawtucketville Youth Organization Comedy Night is held in the Spring. Additionally, Tom is a Mass Licensed Realtor and Auctioneer. Tom is a life-long resident of and Lowell and resides in Centralville with his wife Joane and daughters Abby and Lilly

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator and Realtor.
Spouse: Joane
Children: 2
Interests: Skiing/Traveling/Reading

Career Highlights

  • Prescription Monitoring
  • Advocacy of Mental Health Concerns/Issues Substance Abuse
  • Small Business

Education & Public Service

  • UMASS Lowell M.B.A. 2001
  • UMASS Lowell Bachelor of Science Business Administration 1993
  • Lowell High School 1989
  • MA House 1995-present
  • PMP Governor Signing

  • Representative Tom Golden with Flag Background

  • Representative Thomas Golden at Chelmsford Solar Panel

Sixteenth Middlesex, Consisting of Chelmsford: Precincts 2, 3, 6; Lowell: Wards 5, 6, 9.