This legislative session

Senator Paul Feeney (D-Bristol Norfolk) and Rep. Natalie Higgins (D-Leominster) will introduce this bill in January 2019.

Contact these current legislators who supported the legislation last session as co-sponsors, after the co-sponsor deadline, or through the Senate Budget amendment. Call, email, Facebook message, or post on their wall and/or page "What is your stance on workplace anti-bullying legislation? Will you support legislation to make severe cases of workplace bullying illegal in Massachusetts? The purpose of this bill is to provide workers with a legal claim for malicious bullying behavior that has caused physical or psychological harm without regard to protected class status." The public nature of the question encourages a response from your legislators. Report back their response, if any.

Find out which legislators are yours »

Orange listings link to Facebook pages where you can ask them if they support workplace anti-bullying legislation.
*Denotes support received in Fall 2018 for January 2019

Senator Michael Brady (D-Brockton)
Senator William N. Brownsberger (D-Boston)
Senator Harriette Chandler (D-1st Worcester)
Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz (D-2nd Suffolk)
Senator Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn)
Senator Julian Cyr (D-Cape and Islands)
Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Middlesex and Suffolk)
Senator Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen)
Senator James Eldridge (D-Acton)
Senator Ryan Fattman (R-Worcester and Norfolk)
Senator Cindy Friedman (D-4th Middlesex)
Senator Anne Gobi (D-Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex)*
Senator Donald F. Humason, Jr. (R-Westfield)
Senator Jason Lewis (D-5th Middlesex)
Senator Joan B. Lovely (D-Peabody)
Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Shrewsbury)
Senator Patrick O'Connor (R-Plymouth and Norfolk)
Senator Walter Timilty (D-Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth)
Senator Dean Tran (R-Worcester and Middlesex)
Senator James T. Welch (D-Hampden)

Rep. James Arciero (D-Chelmsford)
Rep. Brian Ashe (D-Longmeadow)
Rep. Bruce Ayers (D-Quincy)
Rep. Ruth Balser (D-Newton)
Rep. Christine Barber (D-Somerville)
Rep. Paul Brodeur (D-Melrose)
Rep. Linda Dean Campbell (D-Methuen)
Rep. James Cantwell (D-Marshfield)
Rep. Tackey Chan (D-Quincy)
Rep. Mike Connolly (D-Cambridge)
Rep. Claire D. Cronin (D-Brockton)
Rep. Daniel Donahue (D-Worcester)
Rep. Lori Ehrlich (D-Marblehead)
Rep. Dylan Fernandes (D-Barnstable)
Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante (D-Gloucester)
Rep. William C. Galvin (D-Canton)
Rep. Sean Garballey (D-Arlington)*
Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose (D-Amherst)
Rep. Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough)
Rep. Jonathan Hecht (D-Watertown)
Rep. Russell E. Holmes (D-Boston)
Rep. Kevin Honan (D-Brighton)
Rep. Louis Kafka (D-Stoughton)
Rep. Jay R. Kaufman (D-Lexington)
Rep. Mary Keefe (D-Worcester)
Rep. Kay Khan (D-Newton)
Rep. Kevin J. Kuros (R-Uxbridge)
Rep. John Mahoney (D-Worcester)
Rep. Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham)
Rep. James O'Day (D-West Boylston)
Rep. Alice Hanlon Peisch (D-Wellesley)
Rep. Denise Provost (D-Somerville)
Rep. Angelo Puppolo, Jr. (D-Springfield)
Rep. Alan Silvia (D-Fall River)*
Rep. Frank Smizik (D-Brookline)
Rep. Steven Ultrino (D-Malden)
Rep. Aaron Vega (D-Holyoke)
Rep. John C. Velis (D-Westfield)
Rep. David Vieira (R-East Falmouth)
Rep. RoseLee Vincent (D-Chelsea)
Rep. Donald Wong (R-Saugus)
Rep. Jonathan D. Zlotnik (D-Gardner)

Here are the current legislators who did NOT expressed official support for the bill last session

Call them or post on their Facebook walls — asking them if they'll sign onto the workplace anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill — if you're in one of these legislator's districts (or post on as many of their walls as you'd like). Report back to us at if one responds to you with their official support.

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

Rep. Richard Haggerty (30th Middlesex serving Reading and Woburn replacing James Dwyer)
Rep. Dan Carey (2nd Hampshire serving Easthampton, Granby, Hadley, and South Hadley replacing John Scibak)
Rep. Kathleen LaNatra (12th Plymouth serving Kingston, Plymouth, Halifax, Duxbury, Middleboro, and Plympton filling a vacancy)
Rep. David Leboeuf* (17th Worcester serving Leicester and 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)

Senators who didn't support the bill last session
Senator Michael J. Barrett (D-3rd Middlesex)
Senator Joseph A. Boncore (D-1st Suffolk and Middlesex)
Senator Nick Collins (D-Boston)
Senator Cynthia Stone Creem (D-1st Middlesex and Norfolk)
Senator Vinny deMacedo (R-Plymouth and Barnstable)
Senator Adam G. Hinds (D-Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden)
Senator Patricia D. Jehlen (D-2nd Middlesex)
Senator John Keenan (D-Norfolk and Plymouth)
Senator Eric Lesser (D-1st Hampden and Hampshire)
Senator Mark Montigny (D-2nd Bristol and Plymouth)
Senator Marc Pacheco (D-1st Plymouth and Bristol)
Senator Michael Rodrigues (D-1st Bristol and Plymouth)
Senator Michael F. Rush (D-Norfolk and Suffolk)
Senator Karen Spilka (D-2nd Middlesex and Norfolk)
Senator Bruce Tarr (R-1st Essex and Middlesex)

Representatives who didn't support the bill last session
Rep. Cory Atkins (D-Concord)
Rep. F. Jay Barrows (R-Mansfield)
Rep. Jennifer Benson (D-Lunenburg)
Rep. Donald Berthiaume (R-Barre)
Rep. Nicholas Boldyga (R-Southwick)
Rep. Antonio Cabral (D-New Bedford)
Rep. Dan Cahill (D-Lynn)
Rep. Thomas Calter (D-Kingston)
Rep. Evandro Carvalho (D-Uphams Corner, Dorchester, Boston)
Rep. Gerry Cassidy (D-Brockton)
Rep. Nick Collins (D-South Boston, Boston)
Rep. Edward F. Coppinger (D-West Roxbury, Boston)
Rep. William L. Crocker, Jr. (R-Barnstable)
Rep. Dan Cullinane (D-Dorchester, Boston)
Rep. Mark Cusack (D-Braintree)
Rep. Josh S. Cutler (D-Duxbury)
Rep. Michael Day (D-Stoneham)
Rep. Angelo D'Emilia (R-Bridgewater)
Rep. Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge)
Rep. David DeCoste (R-Norwell)
Rep. Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop)
Rep. Paul Donato (D-Medford)
Rep. Shawn Dooley (R-Norfolk)
Rep. William Driscoll Jr. (D-Milton)
Rep. Michelle DuBois (D-Brockton)
Rep. Peter Durant (R-Spencer)
Rep. Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston)
Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier (D-Pittsfield)
Rep. Kimberly Ferguson (R-Holden)
Rep. Michael Finn (D-West Springfield)
Rep. Carole Fiola (D-Fall River)
Rep. Paul Frost (R-Auburn)
Rep. Denise Garlick (D-Needham)
Rep. Colleen Garry (D-Dracut)
Rep. Carmine Gentile (D-Sudbury)
Rep. Susan Williams Gifford (R-Wareham)
Rep. Thomas Golden, Jr. (D-Lowell)
Rep. Carlos Gonzalez (D-Springfield)
Rep. Ken Gordon (D-Bedford)
Rep. Patricia Haddad (D-Somerset)
Rep. Sheila Harrington (R-Groton)
Rep. Stephan Hay (D-Fitchburg)
Rep. Paul Heroux (D-Attleboro)
Rep. Bradford Hill (R-Ipswich)
Rep. Kate Hogan (D-Stow)
Rep. Steve Howitt (R-Seekonk)
Rep. Daniel Hunt (D-Savin Hill, Dorchester, Boston)
Rep. Randy Hunt (R-Sandwich)
Rep. Bradley Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading)
Rep. Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury)
Rep. James Kelcourse (R-Amesbury)
Rep. Peter Kocot (D-Northampton)
Rep. Robert Koczera (D-New Bedford)
Rep. Stephen Kulik (D-Worthington)
Rep. John J. Lawn (D-Watertown)*
Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (Unenrolled-Athol)
Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis (D-Ashland)*
Rep. David Linsky (D-Natick)
Rep. Jay Livingstone (D-Back Bay, Boston)
Rep. Marc Lombardo (R-Billerica)
Rep. James J. Lyons, Jr. (R-Andover)
Rep. Adrian Madaro (D-East Boston, Boston)
Rep. Liz Malia (D-Jamaica Plain, Boston)
Rep. Paul Mark (D-Peru)*
Rep. Christopher Markey (D-Dartmouth)
Rep. Ronald Mariano (D-Quincy)
Rep. Juana Matias (D-Lawrence) retiring
Rep. Joe McGonagle (D-Everett)
Rep. Joseph D. McKenna (R-Webster)
Rep. Joan Meschino (D-Hull)
Rep. Aaron M. Michlewitz (D-North End, Boston)
Rep. Leonard Mirra (R-West Newbury)
Rep. Rady Mom (D-Lowell)
Rep. Frank A. Moran (D-Lawrence)
Rep. Michael Moran (D-Brighton, Boston)
Rep. David Muradian (R-Grafton)
Rep. Matt Muratore (R-Plymouth)
Rep. James Murphy (D-Weymouth)
Rep. Brian Murray (D-Milford)
Rep. David Nangle (D-Lowell)
Rep. Harold Naughton, Jr. (D-Clinton)
Rep. Shaunna O'Connell (R-Taunton)
Rep. Jerry Parisella (D-Beverly)
Rep. Sarah Peake (D-Provincetown)
Rep. Thomas Petrolati (D-Ludlow)
Rep. William Smitty Pignatelli (D-Lenox)
Rep. Elizabeth Poirier (R-North Attleborough)
Rep. Dave Rogers (D-Cambridge)
Rep. John H. Rogers (D-Norwood)
Rep. Jeffrey N. Roy (D-Franklin)
Rep. Dan Ryan (D-Charlestown, Boston)
Rep. Angelo Scaccia (D-Readville, Hyde Park, Boston)
Rep. Paul Schmid (D-Westport)
Rep. Todd Smola (R-Palmer)
Rep. Theodore C. Speliotis (D-Danvers)
Rep. Thomas Stanley (D-Waltham)
Rep. William M. Straus (D-Mattapoisett)
Rep. Jose Tosado (D-Springfield)
Rep. Paul Tucker (D-Salem)
Rep. Chynah Tyler (D-Roxbury, Boston)
Rep. Joseph Wagner (D-Chicopee)
Rep. Thomas Walsh (D-Peabody)
Rep. Tim Whelan (R-Brewster)
Rep. Bud Williams (D-Springfield)