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Mike Rush's Biography

Office:

Contact Information

24 Beacon Street
Room 109C
Boston, MA 02133

Full Name:

Michael 'Mike' F. Rush

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Ciara, James

Birth Place:

Boston

Home City:

Boston, MA

BA, History/Political Science, Providence College

JD, Southern New England School of Law

MA, United States History, Providence College

Majority Whip, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate, 2019-present

Senator, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate, District Norfolk and Suffolk, 2011-present

Former Chair/Treasurer, Boston Legislative Delegation

Former Historian, Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives

Candidate, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate, District Norfolk & Suffolk, 2018, 2020

Representative, Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives, District Tenth Suffolk, 2003-2011

Candidate, Boston City Council, District 6, 2001

Member, Children's Legislative Caucus

Former Vice Chair, Community Development and Small Business Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate

Member, Immigrants Caucus

Former Vice Chair, Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate

Former Member, Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate

Former Member, Joint Transportation Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate

Former Chair, Joint Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate

Member, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Caucus

Chair, Parks Caucus

Former Chair, Personnel and Administration Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate

Former Member, Redistricting Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate

Member, Science and Technology Caucus

Member, Seniors Caucus

Intelligence Officer/Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy, 1994-present

History Teacher, Catholic Memorial High School

Member, American Legion

Treasurer, Boston Legislative Delegation

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Member, Chestnut Hill Village Alliance

Member, Democratic Ward Committee, Ward 20

Member, Friends of the Brookline Library

Member, Friends of the West Roxbury Library

Member, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Member, Knights of Columbus

Member, Phi Alpha Theta (International Honor Society in History)

Member, South Brookline Neighborhood Association

Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars

Member, West Roxbury Civic and Improvement Association

Member, West Roxbury Historical Society

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