Bill Docket Bill Title
SD41 For legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors.
SD42 For legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility.
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
SD234 For legislation relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD315 For legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection.
SD336 For legislation relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
SD466 For legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts.
SD494 For legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts.
SD496 For legislation relative to employee benefits reporting.
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
HD609 Relative to secondary metals dealings
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
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
SD708 For legislation to establish a penalty for the operation of improperly equipped motor vehicles used for selling frozen deserts
SD720 For legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families.
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD771 For legislation relative to CARE
HD789 Relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies
SD852 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains.
SD878 For legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers
SD898 For legislation relative to Option (d) beneficiaries
SD902 For legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties.
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
SD1012 For legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy
HD1019 Relative to the establishment of community benefit districts in cities and towns
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
HD1173 Relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
HD1188 That the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates
SD1214 For legislation relative to the essex coastal scenic byway
SD1215 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD1273 For legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
HD1335 Relative to killed-in-the-line-of duty benefits for certain public employees
SD1357 For legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives.
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
SD1392 For legislation relative to state contracting
SD1402 For legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
HD1481 For legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education
HD1490 For legislation requiring carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures
SD1491 For legislation to reform pretrial process.
SD1493 For legislation relative to local approval for charter schools.
HD1505 Relative to gas leak repairs during road projects
HD1514 Relative to property tax exemptions
HD1583 Relative to establishing the Designated Port Area Fund for the improvement of existing commercial and marine industrial infrastructures
SD1620 For legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities.
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1717 For legislation relative to HIV-Associated lipodystrophy treatment.
HD1761 For legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
HD1765 Relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
SD1790 For legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation.
SD1803 For legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence
SD1820 For legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning
HD1843 An Act relative to designated port areas
SD1853 An Act establishing a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2455 Relative to providing tax incentives for small scale commercial development for gateway cities
HD2582 Relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools
HD2646 That public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms
HD2740 Relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges
HD2789 Relative to state retirement and pensions
HD2838 For legislation to establish a reporting system for drug overdoses
HD2906 Further clarifying the rehabilitation of property under the Housing Development Incentive Program
HD3279 An Act relative to the veteran allowance for public retirees
HD3399 For legislation relative to charitable gaming
HD3414 For legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program
HD3493 For legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services

By Request
SD1538 For legislation relative to a constitutional convention

Senator Thomas M. McGee proudly serves the Third Essex District, which includes the communities of Lynn, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott. Senator McGee has served on the Transportation committee since 2003 and has served as its Senate Chair since 2010. He is the Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies and he is a member of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee for Global Warming and Climate Change .

He is currently Co-Chair of the Mass Afterschool and Out-of-School coordinating council, Co-Chair of the Metropolitan Beaches Commission, Co-Chair of the Post-Partum Commission and the Co- Chair of the Northeast Legislative Caucus. In October 2013 Senator McGee was elected Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Committee.

Before his election to the Senate in 2002, McGee served four terms in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he represented West Lynn and Nahant.

Prior to holding office, McGee practiced law at Quinn and Morris (1990-1994), and served as an Assistant District Attorney for Essex County (1988-1990). McGee has served on the Democratic State Committee for over thirty years and has been a delegate to several State and National Democratic Conventions.

The Senator is a life-long resident of Lynn where he lives with his wife, Maria, and their children, Thomas and Katherine.

Senator McGee continues to be committed to such issues as providing quality education and extended learning opportunities to students in the Commonwealth, improving the state’s transportation system and fighting for regional equity, working to improve the lives of children and their families, ensuring accessible and affordable childcare and healthcare for working families, and expanding workforce training and development.

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney
Spouse: Maria
Children: 2

Career Highlights

  • Expanding Education Opportunities
  • Transportation Investment
  • Job Creation

Education & Public Service

  • St. John's Preparatory School
  • Worcester Academy
  • University of Lowell
  • New England School of Law
  • Democratic State Committee Member
  • State Representative 1995-2002
  • State Senator 2002- current
  • Senator Thomas McGee with Gold Star Families

  • Senator Thomas McGee with Representative Brad Jones and 2013 Lynnfield students

  • Senator Thomas McGee and the 2013 MAP Breakfast of Champions Award in DC

  • 2013 New Bedford Rail

  • Senator Thomas MCGee with the 2012 BGC youth of the year

  • Senator Thomas McGee with Governor Deval Patrick at his Swearing In Ceremony

  • Student Government day

  • Senator McGee speaking at welcome reception

  • Senator McGee addressing MAP

  • Marion Court Inauguration 2013

Third Essex - Consisting of the city of Lynn and the towns of Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus and Swampscott in the county of Essex.