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Michael J. Rodrigues

Democratic — Senator — First Bristol and Plymouth
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Michael J. Rodrigues represents Senate District First Bristol and Plymouth in the Massachusetts Senate, is a member of eight committees, and is the primary sponsor of 173 bills.

1998 25877.0
2000 39571.83
2002 91938.0
2004 108566.0
2006 159450.0
2008 161940.0
2010 213869.0
2012 148707.21

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • State House:

    Room 213B
    Boston, MA 02133
    Phone: 617-722-1114
    Fax: 617-722-1498
  • District Office:

    One Government Center
    Fall River , MA 02722
    Phone: 508-646-0650
    Fax: 508-646-0656



News and Blog Coverage

Question on 'Another Agenda' Made Senate Debate on Tax Credit Crackle

“What else is going on here?” That’s what Bruce Tarr of Gloucester kept asking his Massachusetts Senate colleagues on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 19. He was arguing against an amendment to the new FY 2016 state budget that would, one, increase the Earned Income Tax Credit (“tax credit”) for ...

House Dems Turn Argument Lost by Senate Republicans into Win at the End

Here’s one way to think of the controversy over how the state should fund an increase in the Earned Income Tax Credit (“tax credit”), a benefit for low-income working families: the Minority Republican Leader of the Massachusetts Senate lost the battle but won the war because he had many allies-of-the-moment ...

Votes to Note: MBTA Financial Accountability

Yesterday the Massachusetts State Senate debated a bailout proposal of $51 million dedicated to the MBTA to close the agency’s budgetary shortfall. The bill, S.2308, was ultimately approved by a 26 to 9 vote. The Senate Republican Caucus offered several amendments to improve our mass transportation system and provide safeguards ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 2016

    An Act authorizing the merger of the Annawon Council, Inc. and the Boy Scouts of America into the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America

  • H 3789

    An Act authorizing the town of Lakeville to convey certain property to the city of Taunton

  • S 1710

    An Act to eliminate contingency fee auditors

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  • S 1419

    An Act relative to the transfer of retirees to a Medicare health plan

  • S 1538

    An Act authorizing voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund

  • S 119

    An Act improving housing opportunities and the Massachusetts economy

Recent Votes

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