Accomplishments / Endorsements

A Proven Leader Who Delivers Results for Our Community

As your State Representative, I am honored to be your voice on Beacon Hill advocating for the Second Barnstable District.

Priority Issues:

  • Opioid Prevention, Education, and Treatment
  • Homelessness
  • Law Enforcement
  • Tourism
  • Veterans

Legislative Committees:

  • Tourism, Arts, and Cultural Development
  • Mental Health, Substance Use, and Recovery
  • Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities

Legislative Accomplishments:

  • Perfect voting record:  521 consecutive roll call votes cast in 2017-2018 session
  • Obtained funding for the following important local programs:
    • $50,000 for funding of Barnstable Homeless Outreach Coordinator
    • $50,000 for funding of coastal restoration at Blish Point
    • $200,000 for funding design, impact studies, planning and development of the Oceanside Performing Arts Center in Hyannis
    • $225,000 for funding of study and business plan of the Barnstable Applied Climate/Resiliency Center 
  • Passed 3 home rule petitions: H.3971, H.3706, and H.3673
  • Worked with my legislative colleagues to pass the following important pieces of legislation for the Commonwealth:
    • Municipal Police Training Bill
    • Police Peer to Peer Support Bill
    • Senior Property Tax Exemptions
    • Increased Benefit Access for Veterans and their Families
    • Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    • Civic Engagement Bill which establishes Civics Projects Trust Fund

Endorsements

Governor Charlie Baker

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Sheriff Jim Cummings

District Attorney Michael O' Keefe

Register of Probate Anastasia Welsh Perrino

Clerk of Courts Scott Nickerson

Register of Deeds Jack Meade

County Commissioner Leo Cakounes

State Senator Vinny deMacedo

State Rep. Randy Hunt

State Rep. David Vieira

State Rep. Tim Whelan

Barnstable Town Councilors:  Eric Steinhilber, James Crocker, John Flores, Matthew Levesque, Paul Neary, Philip Wallace

Yarmouth Selectmen:  Norman Holcomb, Tracy Post, Erik Tolley

National Federation of Independent Business

Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborers’ District Council

New England Police Benevolent Association

Cotuit Fire Fighters IAFF Local 3642

Hyannis Fire Fighters IAFF Local 2172

Yarmouth Fire Fighters IAFF Local 2122