Robert L. Hedlund

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Robert L. Hedlund
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3rd Mayor of Weymouth
Assumed office
January 4, 2016
Preceded by Susan M. Kay
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the Plymouth and Norfolk County district
In office
Preceded by Brian McDonald
In office
Preceded by William B. Golden
Succeeded by Brian McDonald
Assistant Minority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
Personal details
Born (1961-07-12) July 12, 1961 (age 54)
Quincy, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Alma mater Wentworth Institute of Technology
University of Massachusetts Boston
Quincy College
Profession Businessman

Robert L. Hedlund (born July 12, 1961 in Quincy, Massachusetts) is the Mayor of Weymouth, Massachusetts, and a member of the Massachusetts Senate representing the Plymouth and Norfolk District. He is a member of the United States Republican Party.

Sen. Hedlund's district includes Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Hull, Marshfield, Norwell, Scituate, and Weymouth. He attended Wentworth Institute, Quincy College, and University of Massachusetts Boston. Prior to being elected to the Senate in 1994, he was a radio talk show host and small business owner.

He is currently the host of "Monday Night Talk" on WATD FM 95.9 in Marshfield, Massachusetts.

On November 3rd, 2015, Hedlund was elected as Mayor of Weymouth, Massachusetts, succeeding longtime incumbent mayor Susan M. Kay. Hedlund assumed office on January 4th, 2016.

Committee assignments[edit]

  • Senate Committee on Post Audit and Oversight
  • Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change
  • Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities
  • Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business
  • Joint Committee on Elder Affairs
  • Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
  • Joint Committee on Financial Services
  • Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development
  • Joint Committee on Public Health
  • Joint Committee on Transportation

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