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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 Heather McCarron; October 19, 2017; Wicked Local Plainville PLAINVILLE — A strip of Qwick Kurbs and two traffic-channeling islands will soon make an appearance on Rte. 1 and George Street as a temporary plan for improving safety at the dangerous intersection is implemented. Selectmen on Monday joined other public officials – including the police and fire chiefs, the town DPW director and the director of planning and development – in endorsing the plan designed by engineers at the Massachusetts … read more

  • By Diane McLaughlin; October 11, 2017; Sun Chronicle Seven years after a propane tank explosion killed a construction worker, a local legislator wants to prevent future tragedies. Rep. Shawn Dooley, R-Norfolk, has filed legislation to require combustible gas detectors in all new and renovated residences. Massachusetts currently requires dwellings to only have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Dooley, an on-call firefighter and EMT with the Plainville Fire Department, had filed a similar bill in the last legislative session and was … read more

  •  October 10, 2017; Wicked Local Wrentham The town has been granted a number of additional liquor licenses by the governor. Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill filed by Sen. Richard J. Ross, R-Wrentham, authorizing the issuing of nine new liquor licenses to Wrentham. The legislation marks a continued growth of small business in the Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District, according to Ross’ office. “Small businesses are important job creators and crucial pieces of our economy,” said Ross. “There has … read more