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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; August 2, 2018; The Sun Chronicle PLAINVILLE — After failing to meet a July 31 deadline, the Legislature on Thursday gave late approval to a bill to reauthorize horse racing in the state. An impasse between the Senate and House over the routine, non-controversial bill had shut down racing and simulcasting at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. It also threatened weekend racing at Suffolk Downs in Boston. Gov. Charlie Baker immediately signed the bill, which the Legislature … read more

  • By Amelia Tarallo; July 26, 2018; Hometown Weekly It is no longer unusual to know someone who has become a victim of the opioid epidemic. Almost every town has seen residents struggle with addiction within the last five years. In 2016 alone, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Wellesley, and Westwood each had at least one person who died because of an opioid. Unfortunately, the epidemic doesn’t seem to be slowing down at all. The number of deaths due to opioids has been … read more

  • HometownWeekly.net Representative Kafka (D-Stoughton), Representative Rogers (D-Norwood), Representative McMurtry (D-Dedham), and Representative Dooley (R-Norfolk) joined with their colleagues in the House on Tuesday to pass a $666 million economic development bond bill (H.4714) that includes $1,000,000 for the redevelopment of the Old Town Hall in Walpole. The iconic building, located at 972 Main St., is over 130 years old and on the National Register of Historic Places. “The Old Town hall is a signature building in Walpole,” said Representative Louis … read more