Dear Neighbor,

I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve the people of Medford, Somerville, Winchester, and Cambridge as state senator.

This website is one of many ways I try to stay in touch.

Of course, you’re also welcome to call, email, or visit my staff and me at the State House, or make an appointment to get together in the district.

Latest News

Feb 23 2017 Newsletter: Criminal Justice
Last Thursday, ten senators held a press availability to talk about our priorities for criminal justice reform this session. Among the issues we raised were: pre-trial detention and bail reform, juvenile justice, community corrections, decriminalization of minor offenses,...
Feb 20 2017 Somerville politicians support bill targets 100 percent renewable energy goal
Wicked Local Somerville
By Gerry Tuoti  Wicked Local Newsbank Editor Every house, building and car in Massachusetts would be powered by renewable energy sources in the coming decades under a new bill in the state legislature. That would make Massachusetts the first state in the country...
Feb 19 2017 Newsletter: Appointments and Bills
This week, the Senate President and House Speaker announced committee appointments for this session. I am Senate chair of the Committee on Marijuana; I will protect the will of the voters, while listening to suggestions for improvements to the ballot question. We will...
Feb 16 2017 Democratic Mass. Senators Lay Out Bevy Of Criminal Justice Proposals
By Steve Brown Just days before a long-awaited review of the Massachusetts criminal justice system is set to be released, several Democratic state senators on Thursday detailed their policy proposals for criminal justice reform, which they say will be a major priority...