2005-06 Mass Scorecard for State Representative Arthur Broadhurst

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Democrat representing Fifteenth Essex
Office: 163
Phone: (617) 722-2263
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.state.ma.us/legis/member/ajb1.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 Broadhurst: NOPlatform: NO
  Clause 7: Church & State Sep 20, 2005:Reaffirming 'one nation under God' in pledge of allegiance Broadhurst: YESPlatform: NO
Part II: HEALTH CARE
  Clause 3 & 4 universal coverage
Nov 3, 2005:Employer assessment for uninsured employees Broadhurst: NOPlatform: NO
  Clause 11 & 12 MassHealth Nov 3, 2005:Increasing benefits under MassHealth Broadhurst: 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 Broadhurst: NOPlatform: YES
  Clause 14, tax breaks to wealthy Jun 15, 2005:Capital gains tax rebates Broadhurst: YESPlatform: NO
Part V: LABOR
  Clause 13, immigrant rights
Jan 11, 2006:Allowing in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants Broadhurst: NOPlatform: YES
Part VI: HOUSING
  Clause 5, housing subsidy
Nov 3, 2005:$2 million for Mass Rental Voucher Program Broadhurst: YESPlatform: YES
Part VII: SOCIAL SECURITY (No votes on which to base response)
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 Broadhurst: 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 Broadhurst: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 1: Condemn tax cuts Oct 18, 2005:Postponing reduction of income tax to 5% Broadhurst: YESPlatform: YES
Number of votes in 2005-06 in accord with Democratic Party Platform: 7 out of 11 votes.
Summary letter grade:
A=90% or better; B=80%; C=70%; D=60%; F=below 60%
D

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Other Mass Reps from Essex County:     Arthur Broadhurst voting record:
Michael Costello
Brian Dempsey
Mark Falzone
Robert Fennell
Barry Finegold
Mary Grant
Bradford Hill
John Keenan
Barbara L`Italien
William Lantigua
Douglas Petersen
Theodore Speliotis
Joyce Spiliotis
Harriett Stanley
David Torrisi
Anthony Verga
Steven Walsh
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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