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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

About shawn
  • By Frank Phillips GLOBE STAFF  FEBRUARY 02, 2017 The Massachusetts Legislature on Thursday quickly overrode Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of an $18 million pay package that provides huge salary increases — 45 percent or more for some — to the state’s legislative leaders, judges, and other top officials. The raises, which will take effect immediately, will make House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg among the highest-paid legislative leaders in the country. The House voted for … read more

  • A state representative Monday blasted a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority proposal to run daily commuter rail trains to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, saying the agency should focus on improving the service it currently provides. State Representative Shawn Dooley, a Republican from Norfolk, told the MBTA’s fiscal control board that the proposed expansion, and its effects on existing service, would be a major concern for his constituents. “We have been expanding throughout the years without fixing what is broken,” he said. … read more

  • THE MEMBERS OF THE MBTA’S oversight board indicated on Monday that they are extremely wary of expanding service at a time when so much work remains on improving the quality of existing operations. The concerns surfaced at the Fiscal and Management Control Board’s weekly meeting during a discussion about how to evaluate pilot projects to expand service.  As a staffer sought guidance from board members on how they want to evaluate pilot proposals, it quickly became apparent that the board … read more