2003-04 Mass Scorecard for State Representative Brian Golden

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Democrat representing Eighteenth Suffolk
Office: 185
Phone: (617) 722-2877
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.state.ma.us/legis/member/bpg1.htm

Vote selection and interpretation by representatives of Mass Scorecard without approval or participation from the Massachusetts Democratic Party.

This Scorecard reflects votes from this former House member from the 2003-2004 legislative session. Click here for the 2005-2006 Scorecard for this district`s new representative.



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: Families & Children
  Domestic Partnership
Feb 11, 2004:defining marriage as one man and one woman Golden: YESPlatform: NO
Part II: Education
  Full Funding
May 6, 2003:3-year moratorium on charter schools Golden: NOPlatform: YES
  Full Funding Jun 4, 2003:Allow municipal meals tax, in addition to state meals tax Golden: YESPlatform: YES
  Full Funding Jul 20, 2004:moratorium on expansion of charter schools Golden: NOPlatform: YES
Part III: Health Care
  Health Care
Jul 14, 2004:amending the Constitution to call for universal health care Golden: YESPlatform: YES
Part IV: Economic Growth
  Supporting the Transition from Welfare to Work
May 5, 2003:Requiring workfare for mothers of 2- to 6-year-olds Golden: YESPlatform: NO
  Workforce Training Jan 13, 2004:investing in emerging technologies, math & science Fund. Golden: YESPlatform: YES
  Competitive Advantage and a Global Economy Jan 14, 2004:funding for International Trade Council to promote exports Golden: YESPlatform: YES
  Supporting the Transition from Welfare to Work Jul 16, 2003:allowing parents on welfare to go back to school Golden: YESPlatform: YES
Part V: Fiscal Responsibility (No votes on which to base response)
Part VI: Safety & Justice
  Crime Prevention
Feb 10, 2004:earmarking funds for women's substance abuse program Golden: YESPlatform: YES
Part VII: Housing
  Housing
May 10, 2004:removing funds for Affordable Housing Trust Golden: NOPlatform: NO
  Urban Investment Jul 8, 2004:rejecting $25M earmarked for Housing Trust Fund Golden: NOPlatform: NO
Part VIII: Environment
  Safeguarding Natural Resources
Nov 17, 2003:Veto override to keep park maintenance funding within MDC Golden: YESPlatform: YES
Part IX: Political Reform (No votes on which to base response)
Part X: Worker Rights (No votes on which to base response)
Part XI: America & the World (No votes on which to base response)
Number of votes in 2003-04 in accord with Democratic Party Platform: 9 out of 13 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 Suffolk County:     Brian Golden voting record:
Robert DeLeo
Paul Demakis
Salvatore DiMasi
Thomas Finneran
Gloria Fox
Kevin Honan
Elizabeth Malia
Eugene O`Flaherty
Shirley Owens-Hicks
Anthony Petruccelli
Kathi-Anne Reinstein
Michael Rush
Byron Rushing
Jeffrey Sanchez
Angelo Scaccia
Marie St. Fleur
Brian Wallace
Martin Walsh
Part I: Families & Children
Part II: Education
Part III: Health Care
Part IV: Economic Growth
Part V: Fiscal Responsibility
Part VI: Safety & Justice
Part VII: Housing
Part VIII: Environment
Part IX: Political Reform
Part X: Worker Rights
Part XI: America & the World

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