Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Belmont's state senator shows fundraising strength for run for 5th district if Markey wins special U.S. Senate primary race this month.
In the first show of political muscle in a wide open race to replace Ed Markey, Belmont resident and State Sen. Will Brownsberger is showing every potential challenger he knows how to lift some serious fund-raising weight. On April 15, the "Will Brownsberger for Congress" campaign will report raising $256,462.20 in February and March of this year, according to his campaign. So far, the attorney has spent less than $10,000 in the first quarter of 2013. “I am very grateful for, and heartened by, the outpouring of support my campaign has received thus far," said Brownsberger. Brownsberger's total is approximately $100,000 more than State Rep. Carl Sciortino, the House member from Medford and Somerville and favorite of some Democratic …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Back Bay's State Senator says he would run for Congress if Markey wins the race for U.S. Senate.
State Sen. Will Brownsberger has set his sights on Washington, if the opportunity to run for U.S. Congress arises. Sen. Brownsberger told Patch on Friday that if current U.S. Rep. Markey wins John Kerry's Senate seat, he would launch a campaign to run for Markey's seat. "Yes, definitely, if he is elected, I will be running for that seat," he said. Brownsberger said that he hasn't always had his eye on running for Congress, but the possible opportunity to do so is too good to pass up. "Honestly, I really love the job I have in the state senate and I feel very good about the work I'm doing there, and I'm making a lot of progress," he said. "But it is the kind of thing that happens once in my political lifetime and when I thought about it…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Democrat Will Brownsberger wins the Second Suffolk and Middlesex state senate seat.
Belmont Democrat Will Brownsberger won the Second Suffolk and Middlesex state senate race over Watertown Republican Steven Aylward Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results. Brownsberger, who was elected to the state senate in January 2012, netted 15,966 votes to Aylward's 4,079, or 20 percent of the vote, according to results on the City of Boston website. In Watertown, Brownsberger picked up 11,021 votes, with Aylward getting 4,199. The district includes all of Belmont, Watertown and part of Boston, including the Back Bay, the Fenway, Kenmore Square, Allston and Brighton. "I'm very grateful for the overwhelming support that voters gave me," he said. "I'm looking forward to diligently serving the community." Aylward is …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
State Senator Will Brownsberger holds office hours monthly at the Starbucks at 755 Boylston Street between Fairfield Street and Exeter Street.
Will Brownsberger’s love for this country grew to new heights when he took a 41-day bike trip from his home in Belmont to Anacortes, WA. “I recommend it to everyone,” Brownsberger said. “Put it on the life list of things to do. You get to feel how big and how great this country is. People talk in Red State or Blue State terms, but we all love this country.” Brownsberger was elected to the State Senate in January of 2012. He represents Belmont, Watertown, Brighton, Allston, Fenway and the Back Bay. He has hosted weekly office hours at the Starbucks on Tuesday evenings since March. “People come with a wide range of issues or comments,” Brownsberger said. “They to talk about personal issues or comment on policies.” Before running for State …
Monday, August 20, 2012
State Senator Will Brownsberger will hold office hours on Tuesday, August 21, 7 - 8 p.m. at the Starbucks at 755 Boylston Street - between Fairfield and Exeter.
All are welcome to visit Senator Brownsberger during this time to discuss issues, ask for help in dealing with state agencies, or talk about any other topic of concern. You may also reach the senator at his State House office: 617-722-1280, by cell phone: 617-771-8274, e-mail: William.Brownsberger@masenate.gov, and online: willbrownsberger.com.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Sen. Will Brownsberger will hold office hours at the 755 Boylston Street Starbucks today from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
State Senator Will Brownsberger is holding office hours today from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Starbucks at 755 Boylston Street. A former Belmont State Representative, Brownsberger won the senate seat in the Dec. 13 Special Senate Primary. Stop by and chat with him about issues, concerns, or whatever is on your mind. You can also reach him at the State House at 617-722-1280 or at firstname.lastname@example.org