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Rep. Shawn Dooley

Representative Shawn Dooley

Shawn Dooley is the State Representative for the 9th Norfolk District, encompassing Norfolk, Plainville, Wrentham, and parts of Medfield, Millis, and Walpole. Shawn was elected during a January 2014 special election. Prior to serving in the State Legislature, Shawn served as Town Clerk in Norfolk as well as Chairman of the Norfolk School Committee.

Shawn serves on the following legislative committees:

Joint Committee on Ways and Means

Joint Committee on Financial Services

Joint Committee on Revenue

House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • NORFOLK — State Rep. Shawn Dooley, R-Norfolk, is hosting a “Community Conversation on 40B and Affordable Housing” on Wednesday, May 3, at 7 p.m., in the King Philip Middle School auditorium, 18 King St., Norfolk. Officials from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, MassHousing, and the town of Norfolk will make a presentation on Chapter 40B and the Comprehensive Permit Process. This will include a discussion of when a community is eligible for a safe harbor. In addition, there will be an … read more

  • By Alison Bosma abosma@wickedlocal.com A Medfield bridge that has been closed since the state declared it unsafe in October has been awarded $95,000 through the state’s Municipal Small Bridge Program. “It’s not huge, but it’s huge for the people in that neighborhood,” Medfield’s state Rep. Shawn Dooley said, of the grant. He pointed out that emergency responders have to use the detour, and added, “From a public safety standpoint minutes matter.” The Philip Street bridge was one of 36 bridges … read more

  • MILLIS— State Sen. Richard Ross, R-Wrentham; state Rep. David Linsky, D-Natick; and state Rep. Shawn Dooley, R-Norfolk, testified before the Joint Committee on Public Service hearing in support of Senate Bill 1452, an act exempting certain positions in the police department of the town of Millis. This special legislation would allow all future officer positions with the town of Millis Police Department to be exempt from the commonwealth’s civil service law. The Millis Police Department is in need of several … read more