Accomplishments

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