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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; April 11, 2018; The Sun Chronicle It’s complicated. That pretty much sums up the reaction from local lawmakers when asked if the Legislature should be subject to the same public record requirements as cities and towns. Some of the lawmakers said there are legitimate reasons for keeping some records secret. The comments come after an Associated Press review of state governments found Massachusetts one of the most restrictive in what records it makes public, including complaints of … read more

  • BOSTON – State Representative Shawn Dooley (R-Norfolk) is pleased to announce that he has secured over $2.5 million in funding assistance for local road and bridge repairs in all six of the towns in his district: Medfield: $394,352 Millis: $273,677 Norfolk: $391,645 Plainville: $291,860 Walpole: $778,469 Wrentham: $419,097 Representative Dooley ensured that the funds were included in a $200 million bond authorization bill, which was ultimately approved by the House of Representatives on April 5 as a part of the … read more

  • NORFOLK—State Representative Shawn Dooley (R-Norfolk) is pleased to announce that $261,729 allocated for the Town of Norfolk in the state’s FY18 budget for prison mitigation has been released from the Department of Corrections (DOC). As compensation for hosting MCI-Norfolk, the state legislature allocated these funds for the Town of Norfolk to offset the costs of housing the facility; however, until now the funds had been held by DOC to ensure that the state’s revenue projections were met. With the funds … read more