State Senator Paul Feeney
Paul Feeney is a Democratic State Senator serving his third 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 Selectboard in his community of Foxborough
Senator Feeney is the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Financial Services, and the Senate Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. He is a member of the Senate and Joint Committees on Ways & Means, the Senate Committee on Personnel & Administration and a member of the Joint Committees on Healthcare Financing, Economic Development & Emerging Technologies, and Labor & Workforce Development.
Senator Feeney has been recognized for his work on the issue of homelessness and has become a champion of permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals. Paul is a leading advocate in the Senate on worker's rights, workplace safety, job creation, gender equity and diversity in the workplace, and the rebuilding of a vibrant middle-class. As the author of over 70 diverse bills filed in the current session alone, Senator Feeney is an outspoken and effective leader in the Massachusetts Senate.
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 shooting professional, artistic fireworks displays in municipalities throughout the Commonwealth. He is an avid Boston sports fan and lives in Foxborough with his wife Laura, a licensed family childcare provider.