2005-06 Mass Scorecard for State Representative Anne Paulsen

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Democrat representing Twenty-fourth Middlesex
Office: 22
Phone: (617) 722-2140
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.state.ma.us/legis/member/amp1.htm

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Fundamental Issue in MassDems' Party Platform
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Summary of related issue put to vote
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This Rep's vote on this issue Party platform on this issue
Part I: CIVIL RIGHTS
  Clause 9: Same-sex marriage
Sep 14, 2005:Affirming marriage for heterosexuals only Paulsen: NOPlatform: NO
  Clause 7: Church & State Sep 20, 2005:Reaffirming 'one nation under God' in pledge of allegiance Paulsen: NOPlatform: NO
Part II: HEALTH CARE
  Clause 14: Stem cell research
May 31, 2005:Overriding veto on Stem Cell Research Bill Paulsen: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 3 & 4 universal coverage Nov 3, 2005:Employer assessment for uninsured employees Paulsen: NOPlatform: NO
  Clause 11 & 12 MassHealth Nov 3, 2005:Increasing benefits under MassHealth Paulsen: YESPlatform: YES
Part III: EDUCATION (No votes on which to base response)
Part IV: ECONOMIC GROWTH
  Clause 3, corporate tax havens
Jun 15, 2005:Closing $85 million in corporate tax loopholes Paulsen: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 14, tax breaks to wealthy Jun 15, 2005:Capital gains tax rebates Paulsen: NOPlatform: NO
Part V: LABOR
  Clause 13, immigrant rights
Jan 11, 2006:Allowing in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants Paulsen: YESPlatform: YES
Part VI: HOUSING
  Clause 5, housing subsidy
Nov 3, 2005:$2 million for Mass Rental Voucher Program Paulsen: YESPlatform: YES
Part VII: SOCIAL SECURITY
  Clause 2 and 3, safety net
Sep 22, 2005:Restricting welfare benefits to 5 years Paulsen: NOPlatform: NO
Part VIII: ENVIRONMENT (No votes on which to base response)
Part IX: CONSUMER PROTECTION (No votes on which to base response)
Part X: SAFETY AND CRIME
  Clause 3: Death penalty
Nov 15, 2005:Reinstating capital punishment Paulsen: NOPlatform: NO
Part XI: VOTING PROCEDURES (No votes on which to base response)
Part XII: TAXES AND SERVICES
  Clause 4: Local aid
Apr 29, 2005:Replacing restrictions on local aid allocations Paulsen: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 1: Condemn tax cuts Oct 18, 2005:Postponing reduction of income tax to 5% Paulsen: YESPlatform: YES
Number of votes in 2005-06 in accord with Democratic Party Platform: 13 out of 13 votes.
Summary letter grade:
A=90% or better; B=80%; C=70%; D=60%; F=below 60%
A

Accord with the Democratic Party Platform is determined by representatives of Mass Scorecard and has no approval by nor association with the Massachusetts Democratic Party.

Other Mass Reps from Middlesex County:     Anne Paulsen voting record:
Cory Atkins
Ruth Balser
Deborah Blumer
Paul Casey
Edward Connolly
Paul Donato
James Eldridge
Christopher Fallon
Michael Festa
Colleen Garry
Thomas Golden
William Greene
Geoffrey Hall
Robert Hargraves
Bradley Jones
Rachel Kaprielian
Jay Kaufman
Kay Khan
Peter Koutoujian
Stephen LeDuc
David Linsky
Paul Loscocco
James Marzilli
James Miceli
Kevin Murphy
Charles Murphy
David Nangle
Patrick Natale
Susan Pope
Denise Provost
Tom Sannicandro
Carl Sciortino
Thomas Stanley
Timothy Toomey
Patricia Walrath
Alice Wolf
Part I: CIVIL RIGHTS
Part II: HEALTH CARE
Part III: EDUCATION
Part IV: ECONOMIC GROWTH
Part V: LABOR
Part VI: HOUSING
Part VII: SOCIAL SECURITY
Part VIII: ENVIRONMENT
Part IX: CONSUMER PROTECTION
Part X: SAFETY AND CRIME
Part XI: VOTING PROCEDURES
Part XII: TAXES AND SERVICES

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