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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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  • By Jim Hand; May 24, 2018; The Sun Chronicle Local state representatives voted for a bill that allows for a court order to take away the guns of those found to pose “extreme risk” to themselves or others. The so-called “Red Flag” bill passed the House 139-14 Wednesday with the support of all five local representatives, although Republicans were initially reluctant to back it. Democratic supporters said the bill was necessary following multiple school shootings in which the killer had … read more

  • Wicked Local Norfolk The Norfolk Lions in conjunction with a number of local organizations are in the final planning stages for the 26th annual Norfolk Community Day to be held on June 2 at the Holmes Complex, 22 Myrtle St., Norfolk. Community Day events start at 11 a.m. Events at this year’s Norfolk Community Day celebration include a children’s art contest, touch a DPW truck, Tom Antonellis’ bird houses, golf ball drop 50/50 raffle and many new and old favorite … read more

  • By Shira Schoenberg; The Springfield Republican; May 23, 2018 The Massachusetts House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow a judge to confiscate someone’s gun if the person poses a danger to themselves or others. “This is about saving people’s lives and making sure there’s that intervention,” said Rep. Marjorie Decker, D-Cambridge, who sponsored the bill. The bill passed in a 139-14 vote after hours of debate and closed-door discussions. Under the bill, a family or household … read more