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Thomas P. Kennedy Senator

D Brockton
Thomas P. Kennedy

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State House
Room 109E
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1200
Fax: 617-722-1116
Email: Thomas.Kennedy@masenate.gov
District Office
92 Winthrop Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Bill Docket Bill Title
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.
H.164 HD2738 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 164) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to create a strategy for small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.207 SD1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
H.244 HD2163 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 244) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to prevent the automatic signing up of consumers for products or services . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.258 SD799 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 258) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia D. Jehlen, Danielle W. Gregoire, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to charter schools. Education.
S.260 SD1264 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, James J. O'Day, Sal N. DiDomenico, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
S.288 SD1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.425 SD1278 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Mary S. Keefe, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure. Financial Services.
S.557 SD754 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.585 SD189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
S.593 SD758 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Harriette L. Chandler, James J. O'Day, Mary S. Keefe, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
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.621 SD864 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 621) of Daniel A. Wolf, John Hart, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations. Housing.
S.882 SD488 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a domestic workers bill of rights. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.900 SD861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1007 HD902 By Mr. Brady of Brockton and Senator Michael O. Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to pediatric home care services. Health Care Financing.
H.1028 HD3282 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1028) of Kate Hogan and others that applicants to provide home health services submit to a certificate of need review established by the Department of Public Health. Health Care Financing.
S.1064 SD1356 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1064) of Richard T. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.1127 HD3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
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.1226 HD904 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1249 SD633 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1249) of Thomas M. McGee, James R. Miceli, Carlo Basile, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans. Public Service.
S.1298 SD924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1313 SD555 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.1552 HD1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1655 SD1028 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Daniel A. Wolf, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a more equitable public transit fare structure. Transportation.
S.1712 SD1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Bruce E. Tarr, Theodore C. Speliotis, Carlo Basile, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.1864 SD1795 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Walter F. Timilty, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the city of Boston, The Brigadier General William J. Gormley III Bridge . Transportation.
H.1946 HD3189 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1946) of Robert F. Fennell, Thomas P. Kennedy and Theodore C. Speliotis relative to strengthening the consumer protections and ensuring the proper labeling of fish sold in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2121 HD982 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require the installation of sprinkler systems in new or substantially rehabilitated construction of single and two family homes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2170 SD1919 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2170) of Michael F. Rush, Denise C. Garlick and Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Needham as the Reverend (LT) Daniel J. Kennedy, USN Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
H.2537 HD2715 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2537) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create a tax credit for undergraduate tuition. Revenue.
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.3008 HD1322 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3008) of Bruce J. Ayers, Paul J. Donato and Thomas P. Kennedy relative to increasing the fine for handicapped parking violations. Transportation.
H.3297 HD803 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3297) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to establish a charter for the governance of Plymouth County. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3368 HD2908 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3368) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to provide improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities. Transportation.
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.3543 HD3743 By Mrs. Nyman of Hanover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3543) of Rhonda Nyman and Thomas P. Kennedy (by vote of the town) relative to the town manager in the town of Hanover. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3572 HD3713 By Messrs. Binienda of Worcester and Naughton of Clinton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John J. Binienda and others relative to the compensation of the chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
Religion: Roman Catholic
Interests: Travel, Music, History

Career Highlights

  • Ombudsman for City of Brockton
  • Brockton City Council
  • Congressional Aide to Congressman Brian Donnelly

Education & Public Service

  • Cardinal Spellman High School
  • Our Lady of Hope Seminary
  • Stonehill College, BA
  • Harvard University, MPA
  • Brockton City Council Ward 2 (1978-1985)
  • Chairman Ward 2 Democratic Committee (1978-present)
  • Mass. House (1983-2008)
  • Mass. Senate (2009-present)
Second Plymouth and Bristol - Consisting of the city of Brockton and the towns of East Bridgewater, precincts 1 to 3, inclusive, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Plympton and Whitman, all in the county of Plymouth; and the town of Easton, precincts 1 and 2, in the county of Bristol.

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