Who Is Danielle Gregoire?

Meet Danielle Gregoire

Danielle Werner Gregoire is lifelong Marlborough resident and community activist. Danielle’s dad hails from Worcester, MA and is a Veteran of the Navy Reserves, and former employee of Digital. Danielle’s mom is a Marlborough lifer and recently retired after over 25 years of service to the Marlborough Public Schools.


Danielle graduated in the top of her class from Marlborough High School in 1997 (Marlborough public schools k-12). She graduated Cum Laude from St. Anselm College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Danielle attended law school at night while working full time for former 4th Middlesex District State Rep. Stephen LeDuc. She graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2006 and passed the Massachusetts Bar.


She is a member of Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society for the Social Sciences. Danielle previously served one term in the House of Representatives (2009-2010). She currently serves on the Joint Committees on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, Transportation, and Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities as well as the House Committee on Post Audit and Oversight. She is a member of the Marlborough Lions Club, Marlborough Democratic City Committee, the Marlborough Historical Society, and the Friends of the Marlborough Library.

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Gregoire’s Support of the Enviroment

I have known state Rep. Danielle Gregoire for many years, going back to my days as state Senate chair of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, and as the state Secretary of Environmental Affairs. She has always been a staunch environmental advocate because she knows everything that makes Massachusetts such a great

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Response to transparency regarding the Bolton Street gasoline spill

Dear voters, Recently my former primary opponent and Marlborough City Councilor at large, Mike Ossing filed and order requesting the Council support a resolution encouraging legislative action and transparency on the bills I have filed regarding the Bolton Street gasoline spill.  In response, my colleague Representative Gentile and I submitted a letter to the Council

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Danielle’s Statement to Voters

Dear neighbor, Below we are posting a column that I recently submitted to the Main Street Journal. Unfortunately, the column was not posted, so I am publishing my unedited statement for the voters to access. I will continue to update the website with my thoughts as the campaign moves forward and hope you will return

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Funding to Assist in the Cleanup of Local Spill (BOSTON) Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) filed an amendment to the final supplemental budget of FY2015 regarding an increase in the cap of the 21J fund for underground storage tank remediation. The amendment was successfully adopted by the House of Representatives providing for a $1 million increase. Chapter 21J of

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Gregoire Attends National Human Trafficking Summit

(Alexandria, VA) – Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) was selected to attend the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) in Washington D.C. June 16-17 for their 2016 Human Trafficking Summit. In addition to the Summit Co-Chairs, Michigan Senator Judy Emmons and Montana Representative Kimberly Dudik, Representative Gregoire was joined by elected women from across the US and numerous representatives from

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Gregoire Named Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Aviation Legislative Caucus

(BOSTON)- The Massachusetts Aviation Legislative Caucus announced this month the addition of Representative Danielle W. Gregoire (D-Marlborough) as Co-Chair. Gregoire joins Senator Donald F. Humason, Jr. (R- Westfield) as leader of this legislative caucus. “Massachusetts Airport Management Association (MAMA) is pleased with the addition of Representative Danielle Gregoire as Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Aviation Legislative Caucus,” said David Dinneen,

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Gregoire Joins Colleagues in the House and Senate to Pass Veterans Bill to Support Veterans, Servicemembers and their Families

BOSTON – Representative Danielle W. Gregoire (D-Marlborough) joined her colleagues in the Legislature to unanimously pass “An Act Relative to Housing, Operations, Military Service, and Enrichment” (HOME Act). This legislation continues the commitment of the Massachusetts General Court to the Commonwealth’s veterans, servicemembers and military families by focusing on housing and long-term support services. The passage of this legislation

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Gregoire Joins Colleagues in the House of Representatives to Dismantle the Gender Wage Gap

Gregoire Joins Colleagues in the House of Representatives to Dismantle the Gender Wage Gap (BOSTON) – Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) joined her colleagues in the House of Representatives in passing legislation to ensure that men and women receive equitable compensation for comparable work. The bill prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in the payment of wages

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Setting the record straight: Danielle in her own words

Dear voters, During this campaign I have knocked on thousands of doors and attended countless community events.  The one thing that has become clear is that you are sick of the negativity and money in politics and frankly, so am I.  I have spoken to you about the record investments in our communities, our schools

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Legislative and Budgetary Accomplishments Update

Here is a snapshot of legislative and budgetary accomplishments from the first 19 months of my two year term. This list represents a fraction of the issues I am working on and the projects I am involved in.  I am proud of my record and I sincerely hope voters and residents in Marlborough, Northborough and

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Donations to Elect Danielle Gregoire are Graciously Accepted

Donations to re-elect Danielle Gregoire can be made online or mailed in. Online Donations Donations are accepted online via the ActBlue website. Click here to make an online donation. Main-In Donations Mail a check to: The Committee to Elect Danielle Gregoire 56 Kings Grant Road Marlborough, MA 01752

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Mass. House Legislation Assists those with Autism and the Intellectually and Developmentally Challenged

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2014 Contact: Jennifer Mercadante (617) 722-2460 HOUSE PASSES SWEEPING LEGISLATION TO ASSIST THE AUTISM COMMUNITY AND THOSE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (BOSTON)- Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) joined her colleagues in the House of Representatives yesterday in passing legislation to assist those individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities along with

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Massachusetts Valor Act II

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2014 Contact: Jennifer Mercadante (617) 722-2460 LEGISLATURE PASSES VALOR ACT II (BOSTON)- Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) joined her colleagues in the House and Senate to pass the VALOR Act II this week. This legislation strengthens the 2012 Valor Act which expands opportunities and services for military personnel, veterans and their

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Federal Real ID Act

This is a letter I sent two weeks ago to the Governor and the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to inquire as to Massachusetts’ progress in complying with the Federal Real ID program. Download inquiry (PDF) Several of my colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature sent a letter to the Governor demanding swift implementation of Real ID. 

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House Passes Enhanced Anti-Bullying Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    February 27, 2014 Contact: Jennifer Mercadante (617)722-2460 BOSTON— Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) along with her colleagues in the House of Representatives passed legislation this week that builds on the 2010 landmark anti-bullying legislation. This legislation was overwhelmingly passed on a vote of 143-4. While the original legislation prohibited bullying, cyber-bullying and required schools

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Hotels as Emergency Shelters

As many residents are aware at this time, the City of Marlborough and our hotels are currently housing more than 50 homeless families from across the state that were placed here by the MA Department of Housing and Community Development.  As we continue to face an epidemic of homeless families, we must be cognizant of

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Gregoire Secures $5M for 495/290 Interchange Improvements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan 31, 2014 Contact: Jennifer Mercadante (617) 722-2460 GREGOIRE SECURES $5 MILLION FOR I-495/290 INTERCHANGE IN TRANSPORTATION BOND BILL (BOSTON) Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) and Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow) successfully advocated for $5 million in funding for their district through an amendment to the Transportation Bond Bill.  This important amendment had the

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