Rep. Hill appointed to Gaming Commission

Leaving Legislature after 22 years in office

REP. BRAD HILL, a Republican from Ipswich, is leaving the Legislature after nearly 22 years to become a member of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Hill is a joint appointment of Gov. Charlie Baker, Attorney General Maura Healey, and Treasurer Deborah Goldberg. He is replacing Bruce Stebbins, who left the Gaming Commission to join the Cannabis Control Commission, and will serve the remainder of his term through 2025. According to a press release issued by Baker, Hill is filling a slot designated for someone with experience in gaming regulation and administration or gaming industry management.

Hill, the second-ranking Republican in the House, ran unopposed in 2020 for reelection. He was making a base salary of $78,169 as a state legislator and received 43,210 in other income, according to state payroll records. As a gaming commissioner, he will be paid $127,801.