State Senator Paul Feeney
Paul Feeney is a Democratic State Senator serving his fourth term in the Massachusetts Senate representing the Bristol & Norfolk district. Paul was sworn in to the Senate in 2017 after winning a special election at the age of 39. Previously, Paul served as a member and Chairperson of the Select Board in his community of Foxborough.
Senator Feeney is the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Financial Services, and the Vice-Chair of the Senate Committee on Post Audit and Oversight. He is a member of the Committee on Ways & Means, the Senate Committee on Personnel & Administration, the Joint Committees on Healthcare Financing, and Labor & Workforce Development. Senator Feeney serves as the Senate Chair of the Legislature's Manufacturing Caucus, and Homelessness Caucus, is the Senate President's appointee to the Massachusetts Rare Disease Advisory Committee, as well as the Commonwealth's Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative.
Senator Paul Feeney has been recognized for his work on homelessness and as a champion of permanent supportive housing and the housing first model. He is a leading advocate in the Senate on worker's rights and safety, job creation, and gender and racial equity in the workplace. As the author of over 100 diverse bills filed in the current session alone, Senator Feeney is focused on delivering for his district, promoting financial literacy, ending homelessness, increasing jobs by growing our economy, and rebuilding a vibrant middle-class.
A blue-collar telecommunications technician by trade for over 20 years prior to his service in the Senate, Senator Feeney served as the legislative director, spokesperson and chief steward of his local union in Boston, MA. Senator Feeney is also a former Massachusetts licensed pyrotechnician and spent over two decades leading a talented crew in producing professional, artistic fireworks displays in cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth. Paul resides in Foxborough with his wife Laura, a licensed family childcare provider and small business owner. He is an avid Boston sports fan, sports card and memorabilia collector, and unrelenting promoter of the idea that Tom Brady is in fact, the Greatest of All Time.