The new state legislators who could help pass workplace bullying legislation

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Several new state legislators won their seats on Tuesday. We now have an opportunity to reach out to these leaders about the workplace anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill to ask for their support and co-sponsorship ahead of the new legislation session starting in January:

Senator Barry Finegold (2nd Essex and Middlesex replacing Barbara L’Italien)
Senator Becca Rausch (Norfolk, Bristol, Middlesex replacing Richard Ross)

Rep. David Argosky (17th Worcester serving Leicester and Worcester replacing Kate Campanale)
Rep. Richard Haggerty (30th Middlesex serving Reading and Woburn replacing James Dwyer)
Rep. Patrick Kearney (4th Plymouth serving Marshfield and Scituate replacing James Cantwell)
Rep. Kathleen LaNatra (12th Plymouth serving Kingston, Plymouth, Halifax, Duxbury, Middleboro, and Plympton filling a vacancy)
Rep. David Leboeuf (17th Worcester serving parts of Worcester replacing Kate Campanale)
Rep. Christina Minicucci (14th Essex serving Haverhill, Lawrence, Methuen, and North Andover and replacing Diana DiZoglio, longtime supporter who became State Senator replacing Kathleen O’Connor Ives)
Rep. Normal Orrall (12th Bristol serving Berkley, Taunton, Lakeville, and Middleborough and replacing Keiko Orrall)
Rep. Dave Robertson (19th Middlesex serving Tewksbury and Wilmington filling a vacancy)
Rep. Alyson Sullivan (7th Plymouth serving Abington, East Bridgewater, and Whitman and replacing Geoff Diehl)

Two new state reps won in the primaries in September:
Rep. Nika Elugardo (15th Suffolk serving parts of Boston replacing Jeff Sánchez)
Rep. Jon Santiago (9th Suffolk serving parts of Boston replacing Byron Rushing)

If we’re missing any new state legislators on this list, email us at

Now’s the time to tell your story
Now that we know who will serve in the Massachusetts Legislature, schedule a meeting with your state legislator in the next month or so— even if you’ve contacted him or her before — and share with him or her your story and why you want protections for workplace bullying targets.

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