I am the Democratic State Representative for the 27th Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

In the House of Representatives, I advocate for: 

To learn more, please visit the issues section of my website.

Latest News

Somerville Fossil Fuel Testimony
Letter to Board of Aldermen 3/13/2014

Transatlantic collaboration, innovation leads to green energy initiatives
Boston.com 3/4/2014

Who cares about climate change?
Somerville Times 2/12/2014

In Britain, climate 'debate' means something else
Boston Globe 2/8/2014

My vote on the motion to expel Carlos Henriquez
Somerville Stateside Newsletter February 2014

State lawmaker seeks info to help address rise in homeless students
Boston Globe 10/25/2013

Interview on Health Impact Assessments
New Public Health 9/24/2013

City breaks ground on new stretch of community Path
Somerville Patch 6/20/2013

Immigration Reform Press Conference
Press Release 5/10/2013

Proposal Would Create 'Third World Transportation System'
Somerville Patch 4/8/2013

Safety Impacts of Ethanol Transportation by Rail
Comments on draft report 3/22/2013

Three bills aim to bar 'fracking'
MetroWest Daily News 2/18/2013

The case for the Community Preservation Act
Somerville News 10/17/2012

New fiscal year, same local aid
Somerville News 7/5/2012

Lyrical Somerville
Somerville News 7/4/2012

Mass. Senate begins economic development bill vetting
Boston Globe 7/3/2012

Walmart abandons Somerville, Watertown plans
Boston Globe 6/15/2012

Sides staked out for 'adult conversation' about transportation funding
Boston Herald 6/12/2012

ESCS rebuilding efforts recognized
Somerville News 5/30/2012

House whisks jobs bill through to Senate
Boston Herald 5/23/2012

Residents debate feasibility of a Walmart store in Somerville
Somerville Journal 5/22/2012

Somerville group hears warnings from Walmart employee
Boston Globe 5/22/2012

Paid sick leave bill could save Mass. employers money
Milford Daily News 5/21/2012

Legislators gather in Watertown to rally for Human Service Providers
Watertown Patch 5/21/2012

Bay State lags in business subsidy successes
Boston Herald 5/18/2012

Position Statement on "Secure Communities"
Press Release 5/16/2012

More funding for Head Start
Boston Globe 5/3/2012

MassCOSH fallen workers event
MetroWest Daily News 4/27/2012

8 Reasons to Vote against Iran Divestment

Mental Health Panel endorses "Fresh Air" Bill
Boston Globe 3/8/2012

No recommendation for Somerville Charter School
DOE Press Release 2/16/2012

It Can Wait' hits close to home
Somerville News 2/9/2012

CM/GC GLX Update

Somerville Officials to Urge Teens: Don't Text & Drive
Somerville Patch 2/3/2012

Legislators See How Research Grows the Economy
UMass Lowell 2/3/2012

Massachusetts Film Tax Credit
Somerville News 1/28/2012

Call to End Corporate Political Spending
Citizens United 1/20/2012

MBTA Finances
Press Release January 2012

Letter to the Editor: Charter School
Somerville News 1/11/2012

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