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Gale D. Candaras Senator

D Wilbraham
Gale D. Candaras

Addresses

State House
Room 309
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1291
Fax: 617-722-1014
Email: Gale.Candaras@masenate.gov
District Office
17 Main St.
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Phone: 413-599-4785
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.12 SD1 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 12) of Therese Murray, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee and early voting. Election Laws.
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.
S.31 SD368 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Karen E. Spilka, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to children who are the subject of an abuse and neglect investigation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.35 SD501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.41 SD682 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 41) of Harriette L. Chandler and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to adolescent development. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.45 SD1576 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 45) of Harriette L. Chandler, Matthew A. Beaton, Michael O. Moore, Gale D. Candaras and others for legislation relative to child custody. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.67 SD96 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Harriette L. Chandler and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to smart growth housing trust fund. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.68 SD676 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 68) of Harriette L. Chandler, Denise Provost, Gale D. Candaras, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to active streets and healthy communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.69 SD767 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an early education and out-of-school time capital fund . Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.135 HD364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.155 SD665 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of James E. Timilty, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.202 SD126 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 202) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to provide health education in schools. Education.
S.203 SD668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.204 SD1632 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 204) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, James B. Eldridge, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to teaching excellence. Education.
H.205 HD618 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 205) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to require businesses offering travel services to provide consumers with health and safety information relative to international destinations . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.
S.223 SD765 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Marc R. Pacheco, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the quality in early education care centers. Education.
S.225 SD1642 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to English language programs in the Commonwealth's schools. Education.
S.246 SD343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of Thomas M. McGee, Kay Khan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.287 SD454 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 287) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Michael R. Knapik, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the regulation of skilled nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
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.
H.311 HD3318 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote transformative development in gateway cities. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.314 SD1139 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kenneth I. Gordon, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.316 SD179 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Harriette L. Chandler, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pre-registration of voters. Election Laws.
S.332 SD496 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 332) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Kay Khan, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the integrity of initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
S.346 SD109 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to create a framework to re-allocate responsibility for discarded products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.375 HD919 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to establish aeducational mandate working group. Education.
H.377 HD923 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 377) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to school transportation. Education.
H.378 HD925 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 378) of James J. Dwyer and Gale D. Candaras for legisltion to review the present age limits for student enrollment in public schools . Education.
S.421 SD483 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 421) of Harriette L. Chandler and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to preventing fraud in life and accident and health insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.422 SD662 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 422) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
S.423 SD664 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 423) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to increase choice for dental patients. Financial Services.
S.424 SD667 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 424) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to limit retroactive denials of dental insurance claims. Financial Services.
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.
H.457 HD2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
S.483 SD201 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr, Gale D. Candaras, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. Financial Services.
S.501 SD98 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Gale D. Candaras, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equitable reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly assisted patients. Health Care Financing.
S.502 SD119 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.524 HD1032 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 524) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to raise the school dropout age. Education.
S.527 SD1633 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 527) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Kay Khan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation . Health Care Financing.
H.584 HD2574 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 584) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reimbursement of local costs of special elections. Election Laws.
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.591 SD97 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 591) of Harriette L. Chandler and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to update Chapter 40R. Housing.
S.592 SD751 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 592) of Harriette L. Chandler, Denise Provost and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to a public housing innovation program. Housing.
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.631 SD62 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 631) of William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
S.641 SD69 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Harriette L. Chandler, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.642 SD132 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.648 SD331 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 648) of Katherine M. Clark, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
H.680 HD1976 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 680) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to establish a pet grooming license. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712 HD759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.728 SD1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.732 SD2 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Marth Coakley, Attorney General, Richard T. Moore, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.741 SD1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.753 SD443 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 753) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Kay Khan and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary.
S.766 SD1062 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of Mark C. Montigny, Robert M. Koczera, Gale D. Candaras, Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate compensation of board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
S.795 SD351 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 795) of Karen E. Spilka, William Smitty Pignatelli, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect engineers, architects, environmental professionals, landscape architects, planners, land surveyors, licensed site professionals, and contractors who render voluntary services at the scene of a disaster or catastrophe. The Judiciary.
S.847 SD611 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.858 SD782 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.877 SD674 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend safety protections to employees of the executive branch of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
H.901 HD927 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to require health care coverage for certain medically necessary therapy or treatment required by students. Financial Services.
S.927 SD94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.928 SD660 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 928) of Harriette L. Chandler and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to land use. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.952 SD1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.970 HD3042 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to insurance coverage for ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.991 SD92 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 991) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, Gale D. Candaras, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for safe patient handling. Public Health.
S.992 SD103 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
S.993 SD110 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 993) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to health care work force centers. Public Health.
S.994 SD459 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mark C. Montigny, John W. Scibak, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
S.995 SD697 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 995) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, Gale D. Candaras, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize certain pharmacy interns to administer immunizations. Public Health.
S.996 SD704 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to dentistry licensure examinations. Public Health.
S.997 SD714 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 997) of Harriette L. Chandler, John J. Mahoney and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to body art and body piercing regulation. Public Health.
S.998 SD1248 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 998) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Gale D. Candaras and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. for legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice. Public Health.
S.1013 SD805 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Barry R. Finegold, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Gale D. Candaras, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit clinical laboratory self-referrals. Public Health.
S.1070 SD1391 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1070) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
S.1081 SD1463 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Richard T. Moore, Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.1086 HD502 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1086) of David B. Sullivan and others for legislation to maintain faculty and college excellence in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.1094 SD493 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1094) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, John W. Scibak, Richard T. Moore, Steven M. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a statewide discount program for pharmaceuticals. Public Health.
S.1114 SD75 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1114) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Sal N. DiDomenico and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to implement a blue alert system in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1115 SD655 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1115) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops and to establish a primary safety belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1127 SD365 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Anthony W. Petruccelli, James J. Dwyer, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation to imorove public safety through evidence-based community corrections supervision. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.1171 SD447 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Karen E. Spilka, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.1312 SD764 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1312) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Gale D. Candaras, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a tobacco excise. Revenue.
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.
S.1461 SD659 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Harriette L. Chandler, Ruth B. Balser, Gale D. Candaras, Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide for a study of the commonwealths job classification system by the Human Resources Division. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1472 SD1023 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Christopher G. Fallon, Peter V. Kocot, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1486 SD446 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Anne M. Gobi, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen impact, efficiency and accountability in the government-nonprofit partnership. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1570 SD91 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1570) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, John F. Keenan and Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation relative to injury caused by poles, wires, cables and apparatus. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1572 SD705 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice Hanlon Peisch, James B. Eldridge, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1573 SD844 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1577 HD888 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of firefighters and emergency medical technicians from civil liability for rendering emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The Judiciary.
S.1630 SD461 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1630) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Benjamin B. Downing, Gale D. Candaras, Garrett J. Bradley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the protection of the commercial value of artists, entertainers, and other notable personalities. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1642 SD95 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide certain medical information on drivers licenses. Transportation.
S.1643 SD671 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1643) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
S.1644 SD713 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1644) of Harriette L. Chandler, John P. Fresolo, Michael O. Moore and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to traffic safety. Transportation.
H.1644 HD666 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1644) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to the punishment of young children who verbally disrupt school settings. The Judiciary.
S.1646 SD1670 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1646) of Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transportation improvements in the Commonwealth. 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.
H.1852 HD279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1912 SD1903 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Gale D. Candaras, Claire D. Cronin, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve safety at automated teller machines. Financial Services.
S.1914 SD1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
S.1963 SD1942 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, John F. Keenan, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate June fourteenth as the birthday of the United States Army and June ninth as General Sylvanus Thayer Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1965 SD1945 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce prescription drug tampering and abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.2086 HD284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2312 HD1342 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2312) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit mandatory polygraph testing for persons applying to become police officers. Public Service.
H.2898 HD599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3342 HD2803 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3342) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Agricultural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations governing boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3348 HD2595 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3348) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
H.3433 HD2971 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3433) of Denise Andrews and others for legislation to establish gateway regions and provide homeowner rehabilitation tax credits for developing certain small communities. Revenue.
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.3692 HD3883 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.4040 HD4193 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joseph F. Wagner and others relative to taking or transmitting images of crime victims by first responders. The Judiciary.

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • Fairleigh Dickenson University, B.S. (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Western New England College School of Law, J.D.
  • Wilbraham Planning Board (1987-1988); Wilbraham Finance Committee (1988-1990)
  • Wilbraham Selectman (1990-1997)
  • Mass. House (1997-2006)
  • Mass. Senate (2007-present)
First Hampden and Hampshire -- Consisting of the cities of Chicopee, ward 1, precincts A and B, ward 5, precincts A and B, ward 6, precincts A and B, ward 8, precinct B and ward 9, precinct B and Springfield, ward 2, precinct G, ward 4, precinct F, ward 5, precincts D, F, G and H, ward 6, precincts B, D and H, ward 7 and ward 8, precinct A and the towns of East Longmeadow, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow and Wilbraham in the county of Hampden; and the towns of Belchertown and Granby in the county of Hampshire.

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