Monday, August 07, 2006

Who Supports the Big Dig Review Board?

On Friday, I posted some details about Senator Marion Walsh's proposed Emergency Investigative Review Board for the Big Dig. To my mind, this is an extremely important bit of legislation that will be very difficult to pass during an informal session this year. Several legislators have already shown their support by cosponsoring Walsh's bill. If your Senator or Representative is on this list, call or write to thank them. If not, then call or write to ask whether they support an independent review for the Big Dig and this bill in particular. If you get a response, let me know and I'll either update this list or put other supporters in a separate post.


  • Sen. Robert Antonioni (D-Leominster)
  • Sen. Edward Augustus, Jr. (D-Worcester)
  • Sen. Jarett Barrios (D-Cambridge)
  • Sen. Robert Creedon (D-Brockton)
  • Sen. Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville)
  • Sen. Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford)
  • Sen. Robert O’Leary (D-Barnstable)
  • Sen. Pamela Resor (D-Acton)
  • Sen. Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester)
  • Sen. James Timilty (D-Walpole)
  • Sen. Susan Tucker (D-Andover)
  • Rep. Deborah Blumer (D-Framingham)
  • Rep. Gale Candaras (D-Wilbraham)
  • Rep. Mark Carron (D-Southbridge)
  • Rep. Frank Hynes (D-Marshfield)
  • Rep. John Keenan (D-Salem)
  • Rep. Barbara A L'Italien (D-Andover)
  • Rep. Marie J. Parente (D-Milford)
  • Rep. Matthew Patrick (D-Falmouth)
  • Rep. Alice Peisch (D-Wellesley)
  • Rep. Smitty Pignatelli (D-Lenox)
  • Rep. Denise Provost (D-Somerville)
  • Rep. John Scibak (D-South Hadley)
  • Rep. Theodore Speliotis (D-Danvers)
  • Rep. Kathleen Teahan (D-Whitman)
  • Rep. Phillip Travis (D-Rehoboth)
  • Rep. Anthony Verga (D-Gloucester)

Remember, just because your legislator is not a cosponsor, that doesn't mean they don't support the legislation. Let's try to find out who does.