Dedicated to the district.
Senator Barry Finegold was elected in 2018 to represent the Second Essex and Middlesex District which includes Andover, Dracut, Lawrence and Tewksbury. As a result of the 2020 census, the Second Essex and Middlesex District will now include all of Andover, Tewksbury, Wilmington, Merrimac and Amesbury, as well as large areas of Haverhill (wards 1–7) and North Andover (precincts 1-6).
Barry has helped over 430 constituents with their claims as a result of the class action settlement against Columbia Gas. During the COVID pandemic, Barry helped nearly 400 constituents access unemployment benefits and guided over 30 small local businesses through the economic impacts of COVID-19, connecting businesses to emergency loans and assisted in navigating the reopening process.
Additionally, Barry secured $100,000 in ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funding to build a retreat for first responders and veterans with PTSD.
Barry currently serves as the Chair of the Joint Committee on Election Laws and Chair of the Joint Committee on Advanced Information Technology, the Internet, and Cybersecurity. As a father of teenagers, he believes strongly in the need to ensure their online privacy is protected an is currently spearheading bipartisan legislation that establishes standards for how companies can collect, use, and sell personal information, with heightened protections for children under 16.
To learn more about Barry and his campaign, make a donation, or volunteer, visit barryfinegold.com.