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Michael F. Rush

Democratic — Senator — Norfolk and Suffolk
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Michael F. Rush represents Senate District Norfolk and Suffolk in the Massachusetts Senate, is a member of eight committees, and is the primary sponsor of 99 bills.

2002 47116.0
2004 56140.0
2006 56060.0
2008 66983.18
2010 110043.04
2012 64038.48

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

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News and Blog Coverage

Roll Call Vote to S.1766

Senator Rush offered an amendment to the bill regarding the deferral of the gas tax increase it contains. If passed this amendment would create a special legislative task force to investigate, study, and develop a legislative package to include MBTA cost saving reform measures and potential new revenue sources. Pursuant ...

The Week That Was -- State Senate Succession

I'm back from vacation and seem to have missed a few thing while I was away. Let's start with the state senate. Jack Hart announced that the rumor I alluded to a month ago was true; he is leaving the state senate to make more money in law practice (more, ...

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

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  • H 4196

    An Act relative to special police officers in the town of Norwood

  • S 2200

    Budget Amendment

  • S 2057

    Veterans Affairs

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  • S 2048

    Dedham Charter

  • S 1944

    An Act exempting the police department of the town of Westwood from the provisions of the civil service law

  • S 1943

    An Act exempting Barry Canavan from the maximum age requirement as a firefighter in the town of Westwood

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