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Senate

Senator Jason Lewis

5th Middlesex

Senator Lewis supported S.2545, An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future, to protect public health, increase the use of renewable energy, reduce greenhouse emissions, implement a price on carbon, and create jobs in the innovative green-energy economy. He sponsored an amendment requiring consideration of the public health of neighborhoods and communities in review process for utilities projects.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Senator Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

In his short tenure in the State Senate, Senator Cyr has already sponsored multiple environmental bills and amendments including a bill to help save taxpayers $1 billion in property tax relief for the cost of wastewater management over the next 50 years and an amendment allowing municipalities the ability to enter into long-term renewable energy contracts, and provide financing for such projects, on behalf of their residents and businesses.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Senator Jamie Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

As the Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change and a member of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, Senator Eldridge has introduced and supported numerous bills focusing on the expansion of renewable energy and the protection of our natural resources. He has been an avid supporter of the Public Lands Preservation Act and increased funding for environmental agencies and programs. He has also been a champion of water issues, including drought management and municipal water infrastructure.

Senator Eldridge is a lifelong Action resident. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where he was President of the Student Body,  and Boston College Law School, where he served as President of the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) for two years.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Senator Paul Feeney

Bristol and Norfolk

Senator Feeney has supported legislation to move Massachusetts closer to 100% clean energy. He also worked hard to successfully pass measures in the Senate energy bill which would restrict the siting of gas compressor stations, and proposed an amendment to divest the Massachusetts’ pension funds from thermal coal. Senator Feeney understands the importance of stronger environmental protection policies to promote the health and wellness of Massachusetts citizens and the state in which they live.

Senator Feeney is the former chief of staff for his predecessor, Senator James Timilty. He served as a selectman in Foxboro for three years and is a former electrical worker for Verizon.

Also endorsed by: Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Susan Chalifoux-Zephir

Worcester and Middlesex

Lost general election

Sue began her career in public service fighting to preserve open space and protect clean water in North Central Massachusetts. In the State Senate, she’ll stand up to special interests and support policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fossil fuel consumption, encourage renewable energy and energy efficiency, create new jobs in the green energy economy, and protect open space in North Central Massachusetts. Sue will support policies and technologies that help reduce the carbon impact of our transportation sector, which is now the largest greenhouse gas emitter in our economy, to help Massachusetts achieve the goals of the Global Warming Solutions Act to reduce emissions by at least 80% by 2050.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Mass Alliance

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Senator Harriette Chandler

1st Worcester

State Senator Harriette L. Chandler serves the people of Worcester, Boylston, Holden, Princeton, and West Boylston, Clinton and Northborough.

The first Worcester woman ever elected to serve in the Massachusetts Senate, her extraordinary energy, dedication and experience have paid dividends for the communities in her district.

She was also a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1995-2001 where she Chaired the Joint Committee on Health Care. Prior to serving in the Massachusetts legislature, she was a member of the Worcester school committee from 1991 to 1994.

Also endorsed by: Clean Water Action

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Rep. Diana DiZoglio

1st Essex

Prior to her election to serve the 14th Essex District as State Representative, Representative DiZoglio worked for multiple non-profit, community based organizations and was a small business owner. She worked as a legislative aide in the House of Representatives before accepting a position as chief-of-staff to Edward A. Kelly, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts (PFFM).

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Senator Adam Hinds

Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden

Senator Hinds was raised in Buckland and attended Mohawk Trail Regional High School. He attended Wesleyan University and studied international law and negotiation at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Senator Hinds is the former Executive Director of the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, based in North Adams and previously worked for the United Nations, spending nearly ten years focused on issues at the heart of US national interest in the Middle East. Early in his career Senator Hinds worked for former Congressman John Olver and as a regional director for John Kerry for President.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Senator Eric Lesser

1st Hampden and Hampshire

Eric P. Lesser was elected to the Massachusetts Senate on November 4, 2014. Lesser’s legislative agenda focuses on the fight for greater economic opportunity and quality of life for Western Massachusetts, with initiatives around high-speed rail, a high-tech economy, job training, and innovation in government.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Senator Anne Gobi

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire & Middlesex
Senator Gobi was born and raised in Spencer and still lives there today. She attended David Prouty High School and studied at Worcester State College. She began work as a teacher at Leicester High School, while attending Massachusetts School of Law in pursuit of her Law Degree.
 
A member of the Spencer Democratic Town Committee since 1998, she was elected to serve as the State Representative for the 5th Worcester District. She was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for 14 years, serving on multiple committees including the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, of which she was co-Chair.
 
Anne was elected as State Senator in 2014 and has continued her work for the entire Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex district.  

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Tom Merolli

Worcester & Norfolk

Lost general election

Tom currently serves as the Assistant Treasurer, the Economic Development Chair, and the Democratic Town Committee Chair for Mendon. He is a proud union member. Tom received his BA in Political Science from Westfield State University. During his studies, he ran an organization to provide food for the local homeless shelter, worked as a field consultant for Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign, and worked in the office of U.S. Rep. Richard Neal. He is an Eagle Scout, and once received a National Award of Merit for saving a fellow scout’s life.

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Senator Marc Pacheco

1st Plymouth and Bristol

Senator Pacheco was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1988 and to the Massachusetts Senate in 1992. Throughout his career, Senator Pacheco has supported initiatives to spur job creation and economic growth, to preserve the environment and support the clean energy economy, to ensure the protection of rights for veterans, women and senior citizens, increase civic engagement, and foster the creation of global economic partnerships. Senator Pacheco was honored to be selected by Al Gore in 2007 to become a Climate Leader to increase awareness around climate change and to encourage action to prevent its worst effects. He has prioritized these aforementioned issues of today to build a better future for the Commonwealth.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Amaad Rivera

Hampden

Lost primary election

Amaad has served as a City Councilor in Springfield, Director of Housing Policy for the MA Commission on Discrimination, and a Policy Advisor to U.S. Senator Ed Markey. Amaad is passionate about social justice. As a City Councilor he fought alongside local advocates against a new power plant that would have had disproportionate negative impacts on lower-income communities in the district.

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Senator Bruce Tarr

1st Essex and Middlesex

Senator Tarr has been a member of the Senate since 1995. Tarr was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts and is a graduate of Suffolk University, for his undergraduate and J.D. studies. Prior to being elected to the Senate in 1994, he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1991–1995.

Barry Finegold

2nd Essex and Middlesex

Barry Finegold was raised in Andover and Tewksbury and attended public school in both towns. In 1996, he was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the 17th Essex District. He holds a Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 1999 he won the Kennedy School Fenn Award for Political Leadership, and in 2003, he was selected as one of the top 100 young “Democrats to Watch” by the Democratic Leadership Council.

Barry lives in Andover with his wife, Amy, three children, Ava, Ella and Max, and the newest member of the Finegold family, Otis the bulldog.

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Senator Patrick O'Connor

Plymouth and Norfolk

As a member of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change (GWCC), Senator O’Connor has worked to strengthen our natural resiliency and preserve the environment. This past legislative session, he worked to create the Clean Energy Futures Act, which would open up the Commonwealth to more renewable energy resources and set ambitious goals and benchmarks to reduce our environmental impact. He included one of his priority bills, which would ban the construction of a natural gas compressor station within a half-mile of residential spaces or areas of environmental concern.

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House of Representatives

Rep. Jim Hawkins

2nd Bristol

Representative Hawkins stands firmly opposed to the proposed gas compressor station in his district behind the Poncin Hewitt fields. He has been active with the local Citizens Against the Rehoboth Compressor Station (CARCS) and worries about climate change, rising sea levels, and threats to the very ecology that sustains us. He is on the Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy Committee and in his first couple weeks was named Chair of the Progressive Caucus Subcommittee on Education.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

Through her role as co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, Rep. Farley-Bouvier has built the capacity of the caucus to influence the environmental budget as well as other ELM legislative priorities, such as gas leaks and energy policy.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Rep. Natalie Higgins

4th Worcester

In her first term as State Representative, Rep. Higgins has been a champion for the environment, supporting several ELM priorities. She has supported our Green Budget, advocating for 1% of the state budget to go to environmental agencies and programs, as well as increasing low-income communities access to renewable energy including community solar, and supporting investments in infrastructure to strengthen our public transportation.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis

7th Middlesex

Jack Patrick Lewis is a committed father, husband, non-profit leader, and ordained minister. Early in his life Jack became an Eagle Scout, volunteered on a major gubernatorial campaign, and served as a habitation assistant for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He is an active member of the Framingham Democratic Town Committee, the School Health Advisory Council of Framingham Public Schools, and Framingham Community Partners.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Mass Alliance

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Rep. Dylan Fernandes

Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket

In his first term as State Representative, Rep. Fernandes has been a champion for the environment, both in his district and across the Commonwealth. He has sponsored bills focused on protecting the water quality and ocean acidification on the Cape, as well as a bill empowering the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to meet or exceed the international guidelines set in the 2015 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Paris Agreement.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez

15th Suffolk

Lost primary election

This year as the Chairman of Ways and Means, Representative Sanchez led efforts to increase funding for environmental protection including for the Dept. of Environmental Protection and for our state parks and recreation facilities. He included funding authorization for climate preparedness and adaptation in the environmental bond bill to assist local governments as they plan for the adverse impacts of climate change.

Toward the end of this session, Representative Sánchez supported several important bills to improve energy efficiency, increase generation of clean energy, and address gas leaks. These bills include nation leading legislation to address energy efficiency upgrades across various consumer and commercial products and legislation to increase the state’s renewable portfolio standard, increasing the amount of clean energy utilities will be required to purchase every year through 2030. The House also passed legislation improving the resiliency, load, and energy efficiency of the grid system and making new investments in energy storage.

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Rep. Lori Ehrlich

8th Essex

After being an environmental activist for over a decade and founding two grassroots groups around a local coal-burning power plant, Representative Ehrlich ran for office so she could be in the room when decisions are made. As a state representative she has filed and passed into law two landmark bills dealing with methane leaks from the aging natural gas infrastructure in Massachusetts. She is the lead House sponsor of both a statewide plastic bag ban and a bill to prevent the extinction of two species as a result of elephant and rhino poaching.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action

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Rep. Dan Cullinane

12th Suffolk

Representative Cullinane worked with the Department of Conservation and Recreation to complete the Neponset Greenway nature trail to connect Central Ave. in Milton to Mattapan Square, providing opportunities for residents to bike and walk to nearby communities and transit options. He also understands the value of natural infrastructure in an urban environment. While in office, he secured important funding for trees and greenery to shade and beautify what would have otherwise been a barren heat island.

Also endorsed by: Mass Alliance

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Rep. Christine Barber

34th Middlesex

Representative Barber works to protect our environment so future generations can enjoy our natural resources. As a member of Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, she secured state funding to clean up and create more usable parks along the Mystic River. She also fought to keep the Green Line Extension, including the Community Path and a stop at Route 16, on track, by making sure transportation officials understand how vital this project is for our future. This project will take thousands of cars off our roadways and improve air quality in our communities.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Rep. Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Representative Garballey is a strong advocate for Massachusetts moving toward a clean energy future and filed the 100% renewable energy act in 2017. He was born and raised in Arlington and attended Arlington Public Schools before earning a bachelor’s degree in political science from UMass Lowell. Before he was elected to the state legislature at the age of 23 he was a Town Meeting member and a member of the Arlington School Committee.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

Rep. Marjorie Decker

25th Middlesex

Representative Decker co-sponsored amendments that would raise the RPS to 3%, set greenhouse gas reduction goals for 2030 and 2040, prohibit a pipeline tax on electric ratepayers, reduce the amount of lost and unaccounted for gas that consumers pay for and is leaked into the atmosphere, and establish an environmental justice advisory council. She also filed a bill that would divest state pensions from coal and fossil fuels that was adopted in the Senate omnibus energy bill.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action

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Rep. Danielle Gregoire

4th Middlesex

She is lifelong Marlborough resident, her grandfather John Werner was on the Marlborough City Council in the 1950’s. Her father is a Naval Reserve Veteran who was laid off from Digital after over 20 years of service when the company was bought out by Compaq. Her mother was an educational assistant and is now a Special Education secretary and has served in the Marlborough Public Schools for nearly 20 years.

Danielle graduated in the top of her class from Marlborough High School in 1997. She graduated Cum Laude from St. Anselm College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She attended law school at night while working full time for Rep. Stephen Leduc. She graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2006 and passed the Massachusetts Bar. Prior to her election, Danielle worked in the State House for nearly five years serving the people of Berlin, Marlborough and Southborough as Legislative Aide to former State Representative Stephen Leduc.

Rep. Denise Garlick

13th Norfolk

Representative Garlick and her husband, Russell, are long-time residents of Needham, Massachusetts. They are the proud parents of four children. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and currently serves on the Harvard School of Public Health Environmental Research Center Advisory Board. Before she was elected to the State House in 2010 she was the Vice-Chair of the Needham Board of Selectmen, served as the Chair of the Needham Board of Health, and as a Town Meeting Member.

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Sabrina Heisey

36th Middlesex

Lost primary election

Sabrina has lived in Dracut for 11 years with her husband and their six children. Sabrina is a founder of the Greater Lowell League of Women Voters, a director of the Dracut Mom’s Group, a Girl Scout leader, and an elected member of the Dracut School Committee. Her decision to run for the Massachusetts House of Representatives is a direct result of her passion for community engagement and working towards a brighter future for Massachusetts residents.She currently manages grants and budgets for scientific research at Children’s Hospital.

Also endorsed by: Mass Alliance

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Rep. Stephan Hay

3rd Worcester

Before being elected to the State House, Representative Hay served on the Fitchburg City Council for 18 years, 10 of them as the council’s President. He has a career in managing public and senior housing.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

Rep. Jay Livingstone

8th Suffolk

Rep. Livingstone has worked as an attorney in public and private practice for nearly twenty years and have served as a State Representative since 2013. He has also been a board member of the Beacon Hill Civic Association and clerk of its Zoning and Licensing Committee.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Sarah Hewins

2nd Plymouth

Lost general election

Sarah has held multiple positions with the town of Carver. As conservation agent for the town, Sarah preserved 600 acres of land, protecting the aquifer and drinking water and endangered species’ habitat for future generations. As a member of Carver’s Planning Board, Sarah spearheaded conservation subdivisions that require less land and impervious surface to build than conventional subdivisions. As a four-term selectman in Carver, Sarah has been part of the town’s successful payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) program for solar projects, bringing revenue to the town on solar projects that generate clean energy without shifting the cost of their depreciation to taxpayers.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Mass Alliance

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Tram Nguyen

18th Essex

When she was five years old, Tram and her family fled Vietnam and immigrated to the United States, where they settled in the Merrimack Valley. Tram is a proud graduate of Massachusetts public schools; she attended grade school in Lawrence and Methuen and went on to graduate from Methuen High School at the top of her class. She is a staff attorney with Greater Boston Legal Service (GBLS) and serves as the project coordinator for the Civil Legal Aid for Victims of Crime (CLAVC) Project. She has previously been an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the Asian Outreach Unit as well as a staff attorney with the Employment Law Unit.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Rep. Joan Meschino

3rd Plymouth

Representative Meschino is an active partner with House colleagues calling for the transition to renewable energy, electrification of public transit, and updating the renewable portfolio standard. She was a major voice in advocating for the Commonwealth to dedicate VW settlement funds for charging infrastructure and electric vehicles, as well as for innovative battery storage options.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Jennifer Rocco-Runnion

1st Essex

Lost general election

Jennifer has spent the last 20 years involved in grassroots activism, including volunteering for planned parenthood, campaigning in New Hampshire for President Obama, lobbying Congress for international adoption rights, supporting groups like the Farnum Center to combat the opioid crisis, helping at risk youth through the Canal St Gym in Lawrence, and serving on the board of the Cuvilly Arts and Earth Center which focuses on environmental education for children. Jennifer is the mother of six children and lives in Amesbury with her husband, Timm, and their three daughters.

Rep. Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

After graduating from Lenox Memorial High School in 1977, Smitty became a licensed Master Electrician and worked in his family’s electrical contracting business for twenty years. Smitty took over the full operation of the business at the time of his father’s retirement in 1991. Smitty left the family business to his brother Scott when he was offered a position as the Business Development Manager for Lee Bank in 1998.

Rep. Andy Vargas

3rd Essex

Representative Vargas has made cleaning up the Merrimack River a priority. He has also been a champion for the push to a 100% clean energy future in Massachusetts. He has supported lifting the net metering cap and electrifying Massachusetts transport. Representative Vargas also supports increasing access to solar for low income and low credit score individuals throughout Massachusetts and creating incentives for landlords to install solar panels on rental properties.

Also endorsed by: Mass Alliance

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Jean Anne Strauss

5th Worcester

Lost general election

As a State Representative, Jean would ensure the health of forests and advocate for solar farming while still protecting farmlands and green spaces. She will focus on finding ways to protect farms and food supply while continuing to address climate change.

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Rep. Mike Day

31st Middlesex

Representative Day has been a strong advocate for environmental issues throughout his two terms in the Legislature. He understands that protecting our planet and working to combat climate change are of the utmost importance. This session, he was the primary sponsor of legislation to increase access to recycling in the Commonwealth and to require the Energy Facilities Siting Board to prioritize environmental impact when considering new energy infrastructure projects.  He is a strong supporter of the Environmental Bond Bill, a $2 billion effort to finance projects to fight climate change and preserve our natural resources and environment.  His advocacy resulted in the authorization of $1 million to dredge and protect Winter Pond in the town of Winchester and $1 million to restore and protect the natural resources in the Middlesex Fells Reservation.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Tommy Vitolo

15th Norfolk

As a Town Meeting Member, Tommy has had 9 warrant articles enacted into law. These include requiring new and renovated roofs to be solar panel ready and doubling the amount of renewable electricity Brookline ratepayers receive from Eversource from 25 to 50 percent. As an environmental professional, Tommy will bring expertise and leadership on environmental issues to the legislature. He understands the urgency of addressing climate change, and will champion clean energy policy and preserving our green spaces.

 

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Rep. Byron Rushing

9th Suffolk

Lost primary election

Representative Rushing has secured regular funding for the Boston Groundwater Trust, and partners with community groups to ensure that Boston’s public sites do not lose their historic character despite the city’s ongoing building boom. He played a key role in advocating for the initial development of the silver line of the MBTA, and continues to support efforts to improve its performance and ensure access to public transportation.

Also endorsed by: Mass Alliance

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Maria Robinson

6th Middlesex

Robinson partners with state, regional, and federal agencies to implement clean energy technologies. She has worked directly with the state to help public facilities, such as Logan Airport, manage their energy consumption more efficiently. As a candidate for State Representative, she is a champion for expanding the use of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy storage technologies to meet the state’s electricity demand while fighting climate change.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Mass Alliance

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Michelle Ciccolo

15th Middlesex

As a selectman, Michelle worked on local strategies to make Lexington greener and healthier. In the Legislature, she will stand firm on the provisions of the Global Warming Solutions Act and push for better planning to ensure we can meet and exceed our sustainability goals. Michelle will strongly advocate for important initiatives, including raising the cap on solar net metering, increasing the renewable portfolio standards, retrofitting state facilities and switching our public vehicle fleet to energy-efficient vehicles. She will also push state agencies to help communities set net-zero energy consumption goals and oppose efforts to expand gas pipelines.

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Rep. Liz Malia

11th Suffolk

Representative Malia believes climate change is one of the most critical issues facing Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and all of humanity. She understands that with the environment under assault in Washington, DC, we must take a greater leadership role in implementing local strategies to reduce carbon emissions. She has been supportive of our priority issues including the Community Preservation Act and increasing the amount of clean power utilities are required to purchase through the Renewable Portfolio Standard. She has also been a leader on environmental justice issues.

Also endorsed by: Mass Alliance

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Emily Farrer

3rd Bristol

Lost general election

Emily was raised in Taunton where she still lives with her husband and three daughters. She graduated from Taunton High School and UMass Dartmouth. As State Representative she pledges to work for smart growth and advocate for sustainable practices such as incentives for solar and wind power.

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Christina Minicucci

14th Essex

Christina and her husband, Eric Loth, are raising their two sons and one daughter in North Andover. She is a founder of Bowdoin Capital Group. Christina has a BA in Spanish from Bowdoin College, an MBA from Suffolk University, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Degree Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Mass Alliance

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Tami Gouveia

14th Middlesex

Tami is a Project Director at Rethink Health/The Rippel Foundation where she leads several project teams and serves as a thought partner to several prominent initiatives, including the Well Being Legacy and the California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative (CACHI).

Tami graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Holyoke College in 1996. She received both her Master of Social Work and her Master of Public Health from Boston University where she is currently studying opioid policies for a Doctorate of Public Health.

Tami is the daughter of two small business owners. She now lives in Acton with her two teenage sons, Cam and Joey.

She believes that Massachusetts should continue to be a leader in sustainability and environmental justice, while also ensuring the economic opportunities created from these efforts are inclusive and accessible to all residents.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Pat Malone

8th Worcester

Pat is a lifelong resident of the Blackstone Valley. He is dedicated to tackling the problems of pollution, school funding, and aging infrastructure with common sense, new ideas, and a commitment to the people of these communities and their priorities. If elected, he will work to make sure the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has the tools they need to do their job.

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Rep. Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Representative Provost understands the real and immediate threat of climate change. She has served the City of Somerville in many capacities over more than thirty years. Prior to her election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2006, Rep. Provost served as Assistant City Solicitor, as an Alderman-at-large, ran a private law practice, and was an activist, and volunteer in many community organizations and the public schools.

Also endorsed by: Massachusetts Sierra Club

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Kathy LaNatra

12th Plymouth

Kathy knows that in the face of federal inaction and reductions in regulations we must lead at the state level. She supports Massachusetts upholding the Paris Climate Accord and making continued investments in clean energy to create valuable, long-term jobs. She will also advocate for state funding for responsible water management.

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Dan Carey

2nd Hampshire

If elected, Dan will stand up for environmental issues, conserving open spaces, and creating jobs through innovative sustainable energy initiatives. He is a graduate of Easthampton High School, Emmanuel College, and Western New England University School of Law, and has experience as an Assistant District Attorney and a City Councilor serving on the Finance & Public Safety Committees.

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David LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

David LeBoeuf is a lifelong Worcester resident and proud graduate of the Worcester Public Schools. He attended Heard Street Discovery Academy and Sullivan Middle School before moving on to South High where he was Class President and Valedictorian. David began his higher education journey at Clark University before transferring to Harvard College, where he was one of only 13 transfer applicants accepted internationally.

Also endorsed by: Clean Water Action, Mass Alliance

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Alex Bezanson

7th Plymouth

Lost general election

Alex and his wife Lisa are proud small business owners operating BTA Building and Remodeling, a small building and remodeling company. In addition, Alex also owns a small commercial solar and LED lighting company with his business partner Rick Middleton. Both businesses are located in Abington. Alex served on the Abington Conservation Commission for 22 years.

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Liz Miranda

5th Suffolk

First generation Cape Verdean-American and lifelong Roxbury resident, Liz has spent her entire life in the district she is running for.  She is a Wellesley College alumna and proud graduate of the John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. She will work to increase renewable energy and combat climate change and be a champion for environmental justice and the public health of her community.

Also endorsed by: Mass Alliance

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Mindy Domb

3rd Hampshire

A 20-year resident of Amherst, Mindy Domb has dedicated her life to addressing the needs of underserved communities, supporting vulnerable individuals, and advocating for fairness and equity.

As a community organizer, public health educator, trainer, program developer, advocate, and congressional aide, she has developed innovative services through partnerships, community education, and community coalitions in Western Massachusetts and across the Commonwealth.

Also endorsed by: Mass Alliance

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Alison Demong

5th Plymouth

Lost general election

A twice-elected member of the Norwell Board of Selectmen, Alison Demong has always been an active citizen and a passionate advocate for issues that are meaningful to the public interest.  She served on Norwell’s Community Preservation Committee for ten years. Alison earned a Masters of Marine Affairs with a concentration in Coastal Zone Management and Community Planning from the University of Rhode Island and a B.S. in Geology/Environmental Studies from St. Lawrence University.

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Representative Adrian Madaro

1st Suffolk

Adrian Madaro is a first-generation American and lifelong East Boston resident. Adrian attended Tufts University, where he earned a Bachelors in Anthropology and Child Development and a Masters in Public Policy and Urban Planning. During his time at Tufts he also interned for US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in Washington D.C. Most recently, Adrian served as the Chief of Staff for Representative Carlo Basile. Adrian lives with his fiance, Ariel, and dog, Rusty, on White Street.

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