A blog by State Rep. Jay Barrows regarding a bi-partisan group -- including Rep. Dan Winslown (R, Norfolk) -- of House and Senate legislators who are asking for the removal of the word "study" in language regarding welfare reform.
Friday, June 7, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
Medfield Patch recently sat down with Rep. Dan Winslow at Blue Moon Bakery.
Medfield Patch recently sat down with State Rep. Dan Winslow at Blue Moon to discuss his run for State Senator. The state election is on Tuesday. When Daniel B. Winslow, 54 (R-Norfolk), first ran for State Representative of the 9th Norfolk District, it was a completely different campaign: He rode his bicycle door-to-door to meet as many voters as possible to win their vote. But this campaign is different as he drives all over the Commonwealth in hopes of winning the Republican nomination in the primary election on April 30 to fill the Senate seat recently vacated by now Secretary of State John Kerry. "This race is different. I have to get 150,000 votes to win this race, I needed 10,000 votes to win my other race," Winslow said. "The …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
As debate schedules are set and signatures are collected, campaigns are in full swing.
It was another busy week in the race for U.S. Senate last week as we start counting down the weeks to the April 30 Primary. As of Wednesday, two Democrats and three Republicans filed the required number of signatures to run in the special election for U.S. Senate. On the Democrat side we have U.S. Reps. Edward Markey and Stephen Lynch. So far for Republicans, it’s former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan, former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez of Cohasset and State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk). All five submitted more than the required number of signatures to the Secretary of State’s office to appear on the April 30 Primary ballot. City and town clerks have until Monday to deliver all signatures. The five are all vying for the seat left vacant by …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Bielat and Gomez say they’re in; Sullivan may also join the field.
It’s starting to shape up into quite a race, as the field of potential Republican candidates for U.S. Senate continues to grow. This week, two more Republicans threw their hats in the proverbial ring in the race for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the appointment of John Kerry to Secretary of State including Norfolk’s Sean Bielat (who ran for the 4th Congressional District Seat in November against Joseph P. Kennedy, III) and Cohasset’s Gabriel Gomez. Candidates have just under two weeks to meet the Feb. 27 deadline to gather the 10,000 certified signatures needed to appear on the April 30 primary ballot. The special election is June 25. After losing two races for Congress, Bielat has opened up a federal campaign office to raise money…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
State Rep. Dan Winslow officially in race for the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry.
UPDATE: Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. -- State Rep. Dan Winslow tells Fox25 Boston he is officially in the race for the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry last week. Winslow, who represents the Ninth Norfolk District which includes Medfield, is the first Republican to join the race. "I'm in this to win this; I'm going to give this race everything I have with everything I've got," he said, noting he will use $100,000 of his own money and raise the needed $4 to $6 million to win the race. "This is a big reach for us, a heavy lift, but we have to do it and we have to do it fast." Winslow said he has resigned his job as an attorney and is in the race 110 percent. "I've got to do this with every inch of my body and every ounce of my being to try to get…
Monday, October 1, 2012
We share the candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Medfield.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Medfield Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates. Voting Information RACES State State Sen. James Timilty vs Jeff Bailey (R-Attleboro) State Rep. Dan Winslow, R-Norfolk and State Rep. Denise Garlick, D-Needham, are both running unopposed. National Ballot Issues
Saturday, June 16, 2012
State Representative Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), who represents Medfield, saw his proposal to ease Access and reduce medical costs pass the House this past week.
Editor's note: The following was submitted by the Dan Winslow Committee. In a move that could revolutionize the delivery, access and cost of primary healthcare in Massachusetts, the House of Representatives approved a plan to allow doctors licensed anywhere in the United States to consult, diagnose and treat Massachusetts residents by internet video examinations. "Telemedicine will allow qualified physicians to be immediately available 24/7 and as near as your computer or smartphone," said Medfield's State Representative Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), who sponsored the legislation. "If approved by the Senate and signed by the Governor, this new technology will be a godsend to worried parents in the middle of the night, to seniors who are …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Medfield's state representative calls for end to borrowing for operating costs.
Editor's note: The following press release was submitted by Lindsay Thomas. State Representative Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), who represents Medfield, has called for an end to Massachusetts' practice of borrowing money to mow grass along state highways, as well as ending other long-term borrowing to pay operating costs. Winslow has proposed new non-tax revenues as well as savings to wean the state budget from its diet of borrowing and to promote transparency in the state's finances. "Long-term borrowing to pay operating costs is a recipe for fiscal disaster, whether it's at the federal level or here in Massachusetts," said Winslow. Among several new proposals filed as budget amendments, Winslow has proposed to convert the I-93 HOV (High …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Medfield State Representative Dan Winslow says he would be "surprised if the state cannot create an accelerated college degree program that costs 20 percent less than a standard four-year program."
On Monday, the Massachusetts House approved a budget amendment offered by State Representative Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), who represents Medfield, to require the President of the University of Massachusetts to prepare a report by January 2013 on the feasibility of offering a three-year undergraduate degree program at less expense than the current four-year undergraduate program. "The price of a college education is quickly exceeding the ability of many people to pay," said Winslow. "We should consider all options to reduce the cost of an undergraduate education in Massachusetts. Most of the university's expenses, such as salary and physical plant, are fixed costs. I would be surprised if we cannot create an accelerated degree program that …
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Governor Deval Patrick's plan to close Bay State Prison in Norfolk was recently rejected, which is good news for Medfield's State Representative Dan Winslow.
House budget drafters have rejected Governor Deval Patrick's plan to close Bay State Prison in Norfolk. The decision is a win for State Representative Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), who had vowed to fight the proposed closing to reduce prison overcrowding and protect local jobs. "With prisons in Massachusetts at 143 percent over capacity, it made no sense and posed a public safety risk to correctional officers, inmates and the public to close a prison," said Winslow. "We spend more than $42,000 annually per inmate and have a 60 percent rate of recidivism in Massachusetts. We need to put 'correction' back into the department of correction and use the space we have more wisely."