Becca Rausch

Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government Chair

Senator Becca Rausch was elected to the Senate in 2018. She represents the Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District, which consists of all or part of Attleboro, Franklin, Millis, Natick, Needham, Norfolk, North Attleborough, Plainville, Sherborn, Wayland, Wellesley, and Wrentham.

Rausch is the Chairperson for the Joint Committee on Municipalities, Vice Chair for the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs, and a member of the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, Joint Committee on Public Health, Joint Committee on Public Service, Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, and the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs.

Senator Rausch’s legislative priorities include voting rights, universal access to quality and affordable health care, reproductive health and justice, improving public transportation, supporting families, education, information accessibility and data privacy, and transparent and accountable government. Her election in 2018 flipped a formerly solid Republican district which previously elected Republican Senator Scott Brown. Prior Rausch’s election to the Senate, she served as an elected Needham Town Meeting Member and a Secretariat-level attorney in both the Patrick and Baker administrations. Rausch is a former law professor and scholar, and private sector lawyer. She resides in Needham with her spouse, their two young children, and their floppy, loving Goldendoodle.