William M. Straus Representative

D Mattapoisett
William M. Straus


State House
Room 134
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2400
Fax: 617-722-2387
Email: William.Straus@mahouse.gov

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD309 For legislation relative to consumers and workers
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
SD357 For legislation to increase transparency in public construction
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
HD1188 That the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates
SD1195 For legislation relative to the security of personal financial information
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
HD1467 Relative to promoting child development and school-readiness
HD1584 An Act relative to tax credits for agricultural land
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2548 For legislation to establishing the Assawompset Pond Complex flood management district commission
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2789 Relative to state retirement and pensions
HD3158 For legislation to increase access to mental health services

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • Harvard Kennedy School, MPA
  • Middlebury College (Vermont), B.A.
  • Georgetown University, J. D.
  • Mass. House (1993-Present)
  • Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Facilities Site Safety Council
  • Mattapoisett Conservation Commission
Tenth Bristol, Consisting of Fairhaven; New Bedford: Ward 3: Precinct A, Ward 4: Precincts D, E; Marion (Plymouth Co.); Mattapoisett (Plymouth Co.); Rochester (Plymouth Co.)