Thomas Calter - State Representative 12th Plymouth District Working today for a brighter tomorrow.
Thomas Calter - State Representative 12th Plymouth District                 Working today for a brighter tomorrow.

In the News




FEATURED DEBATE -LISTEN: Rep. Calter debates opponent Peter Boncek on WATD, Oct. 17


WATCH: Plymouth League of Women Voters Candidates Forum, Oct. 20


WATCH: PAC-TV Meet the Candidates Forum, Oct. 13



In the News - 2016


As Drought Intensifies so does Battle over Brockton's Water Resources (Aug. 20, 2016) 


Brockton Water Issues Impact Silver Lake - Letter to the Editor (Aug. 19, 2016) 


Calter votes to Dismantle Gender Wage Gap  (Aug. 3, 2016)


Water Risk Rises for Brockton & Monponsett Pond - Guest Column by Rep. Calter (July 2016)


Kingston Selectmen Support Putting Brockton on Notice based on Concern from Rep. Calter (June 30, 2016)


Rep. Calter holds Brockton responsible for water resource management of Monponsett Pond (June 2016)


Quantity, quality of water available to Brockton in grave danger, warns State Rep. Calter (June 2016)


Letter:  Local legislators protect taxpayers (Mar. 2016)


House Delegation to Talk Marijuana with Colorado Experts (Feb. 10, 2016) 


Community Coalition: Silver Lake School District Residents invited to Feb. 2 meeting (Jan. 26, 2016) 





County water board targeting Brockton (Sept. 2015)


State Rep. seeks DEP's input on Brockton use of area water sources (July 2015)


Seeking AG's Opinion on Brockton Water Law (June 2015)


Calter, Cutler to host Heroin & Opiate program, Duxbury (May 2015)


Chris Herren speaks to Silver Lake students, arranged by Rep. Calter (May 2015)


Calter hosts 5th Substance Abuse Awareness program, Silver Lake 




Candlelight Vigil in Plymouth for heroin overdose victims 


Calter hosts 4th Substance Abuse Awareness program in W. Bridgewater (Oct. 2014)


Calter wins dual Democratic and Republican nominations in 2014 Primary


Globe coverage: Calter wants to fight drug epidemic on multiple fronts


Rep. Calter hosts 2nd Substance Abuse Awareness program at PNHS (April 1, 2014)


Rep. Calter presents to local Boards of Selectmen on growing drug problem and dangers of "Spice" (Feb. 27, 2014)




Welfare Reform - Meeting in the Middle (Monthly column, Nov. 21, 2013)


Lifelong Learning Class taught by Rep. Calter & Rep. Culter Culminates with Tour of State House (Oct. 2013)


YouTube video of Substance Abuse Awareness program hosted by Rep. Calter on 10/23/13:


Why is Brockton Still Using our Water?  (Monthly column, Oct. 25, 2013)


The Technology Tax: Not the Right Approach (Monthly column, Sept. 24, 2013)

Making Pay Equity a Reality for All (Monthly column, July 19, 2013)


Celebrating Small Business Week (Monthly column, June 2013)


Proposed Legislation for School Resource Officers (June 9, 2013) 


Investing in our transportation infrastructure (Monthly column, May 2013)


Perspectives on the Marathon bombing (Monthly column, April 2013) 


Special Education - the  needs and challenges of funding (Monthly column, March 2013)


Rep. Calter reflects on the power of community during the Blizzard of 2013

(Monthly column, Feb. 2013)


Rep. Calter: The start of a new term, and new legislation (Monthly column, Jan. 2013)



Letter to the Editor from Jack Hurley, Kingston: Support Calter for State Rep. (October 18, 2012)


Letter to the Editor from Mike Rizzo, Kingston:  Support for Tom Calter (October 10, 2012)


Letter to the Editor from Chris Maiorano, Plympton: Rep. Calter steps up to the plate for his constituents (October 2012).


Letter to the Editor from Ken Tavares, Plymouth: Calter a proven and fair leader for Plymouth (September 27, 2012)


Plymouth delegation issues joint statement on the Pilgrim lockout (June 6, 2012)


Plymouth delegation secures state funds for Plymouth's 400th anniversary in 2020 (May 29, 2012)


Rep. Calter works to secure emergency funding for Plymouth County Sheriff's Department

(May 20, 2012)


Rep. Calter joins Plymouth delegation in appealing to the NRC

Regarding Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant (May 10, 2012)


Rep. Calter's guest column on the need for bipartisanship (Jan. 28, 2012)


Plympton Selectmen, state legislators and Entergy discuss Plympton impact and issues with the Emergency Planning Zone for Pilgrim (Jan. 27, 2012)



Rep. Calter offers a look back at highlighted legislative accomplishments of 2011 (Dec. 31, 2011) 


Nathan Hale Veterans Outreach Center honors veterans; Rep. Calter offers remarks (Dec. 2011)


Rep. Calter - a vocal opponent to the proposed amendment to bring back 'Happy Hour' (Oct. 2011)


State approves $38K for Town Wharf improvements in Plymouth (Oct. 18, 2011)


Kingston continues it's efforts to bring renewable energy to town.


Rep. Calter joins team to help bring a significant source of renewable energy to Kingston (9/30/11).


Rep. Calter in touch with NStar and officials to get power restored to district towns after Hurrican Irene.


Family of Rep. Calter, honorary chair of the 2011 South Shore Walk to End Alzheimer's, has personal connections to this tragic disease.  (Fall 2011)




Rep. Calter wins re-election! (Nov. 2010)


Duxbury Clipper Reader's View: Keep Calter as Duxbury's Rep (10/13/10) 


Patriot Ledger Op-Ed by Rep. Calter on the importance of education in MA (2010)


Oak Point golf tourney raises thousands for local charities; Rep. Calter acknowledged for support

Letter to Editor: Kudos to Rep. Calter - facilitates Elm Street Bridge repair


Rep. Calter responds to improve safety for Silver Lake High School students


Read coverage of the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast (Sept. 2010)


Rep. Calter helps to secure state funding for the rehab of boat ramp and access to West Monponsett Pond in Halifax.


Rep. Calter spoke at the opening of the new Middleboro center of Massasoit Community College on Sept. 17, 2010.


Ring Road Development in Middleboro will bring jobs - Rep. Calter among local officials to press state for funding.


Rep. Calter will continue as an instructor in the Life Long Learning program for the Duxbury COA.


Rep. Calter takes part in a Welcome Home celebration for four Middleboro soldiers on July 8, 2010.


Rep. Calter comments on cuts in state aid and effects on Middleboro and other area towns.



Rep. Calter invites South Shore Conservatory group for the developmentally delayed to perform at State House


Sen. Murray, Rep. Calter congratulate Kingston on Green Community designation


Read coverage of Rep. Calter's remarks at Kingston's recent Town Meeting



Veterans honor Rep. Tom Calter


Veterans, neighbors and supporters of state Rep. Tom Calter gathered at VFW Post 1822 last Friday evening to present him with the Nathan Hale “One Life to Give Award,” in recognition of his service to veterans in his district and throughout the commonwealth. ...


Lucky to have Tom Calter


“All politics is local,” that’s what a wise man once said. I say that because I have a local experience to share. About a year ago I was very down on our political system. I was bitter and aggravated. ...


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Office of State Representative Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth District

State House, Room 446

Boston, MA  02133

Tel: 617-722-2460



Cordage Park

10 Cordage Park Circle

Suite 233

Plymouth, MA  02360

Tel: 508-732-0034


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