State Representative Timothy Whelan (R-Brewster) announced today that his re-election campaign has received the endorsement of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA). The Massachusetts Nurses Association was founded in 1903 and represents over 23,000 members, including on Cape Cod and the Islands. Rep. Whelan has worked closely with the MNA in advocating for health worker safety legislation and toward improving safety and reporting for staff at Taunton State Hospital.
"I cherish my relationship with the women and men of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, having worked with many of them during my decades long career with the Massachusetts State Police", Rep. Whelan said. "My mother served as a Registered Nurse for 30 years working in hospital emergency rooms and nursing homes around the Commonwealth and I saw firsthand her commitment to caring for others.. I have the highest respect for nurses and health care professionals and am deeply thankful for their support of my re-election campaign".
Representative Whelan is serving in his second term representing Precinct 1 in the Town of Barnstable, Precinct 1,2,3,4, and 7 in the Town of Yarmouth, all of the Town of Dennis, and Precincts 1 and 2 in the Town of Brewster. He serves on the House Committee on Ways & Means, is the Ranking member on the Joint Committee on Public Service, and also serves on the Joint Committee on Higher Education.