2005-06 Mass Scorecard for State Representative Paul Casey

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Democrat representing Thirty-first Middlesex
Office: 236
Phone: (617) 722-2430
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.state.ma.us/legis/member/pcc1.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 Casey: YESPlatform: NO
  Clause 7: Church & State Sep 20, 2005:Reaffirming 'one nation under God' in pledge of allegiance Casey: YESPlatform: NO
Part II: HEALTH CARE
  Clause 14: Stem cell research
May 31, 2005:Overriding veto on Stem Cell Research Bill Casey: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 16 & 17: Mental health Jul 14, 2005:Maintaining two state psychiatric hospitals Casey: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 3 & 4 universal coverage Nov 3, 2005:Employer assessment for uninsured employees Casey: YESPlatform: NO
  Clause 11 & 12 MassHealth Nov 3, 2005:Increasing benefits under MassHealth Casey: NOPlatform: 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 Casey: NOPlatform: YES
  Clause 14, tax breaks to wealthy Jun 15, 2005:Capital gains tax rebates Casey: YESPlatform: NO
Part V: LABOR
  Clause 13, immigrant rights
Jan 11, 2006:Allowing in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants Casey: NOPlatform: YES
Part VI: HOUSING
  Clause 1 & 3: Homelessness
Jul 14, 2005:Veto override for $220K for homelessness Casey: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 5, housing subsidy Nov 3, 2005:$2 million for Mass Rental Voucher Program Casey: YESPlatform: YES
Part VII: SOCIAL SECURITY
  Clause 3: Safety net
Jul 14, 2005:Studying how MA can overcome federal workfare rules Casey: YESPlatform: YES
  Clause 2 and 3, safety net Sep 22, 2005:Restricting welfare benefits to 5 years Casey: YESPlatform: 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 Casey: 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 Casey: NOPlatform: YES
  Clause 1: Condemn tax cuts Oct 18, 2005:Postponing reduction of income tax to 5% Casey: YESPlatform: YES
Number of votes in 2005-06 in accord with Democratic Party Platform: 7 out of 16 votes.
Summary letter grade:
A=90% or better; B=80%; C=70%; D=60%; F=below 60%
F

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Other Mass Reps from Middlesex County:     Paul Casey voting record:
Cory Atkins
Ruth Balser
Deborah Blumer
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
Anne Paulsen
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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