2003-04 Mass Scorecard for State Representative William Lantigua

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Independent representing Sixteenth Essex
Office: 42
Phone: (617) 722-2370
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.state.ma.us/legis/member/w_l1.htm

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

This Scorecard reflects votes from the 2003-2004 legislative session. Click here for the 2005-2006 Scorecard.



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
  Persons with Disabilities
Jul 10, 2003:Veto override of $200K reduction to blind job program Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  No Child Left Behind Jul 10, 2003:Veto override of federal school breakfast supplement Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Persons with Disabilities Jul 10, 2003:Veto override of $900K for disability & mentoring aid Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Domestic Partnership Feb 11, 2004:defining marriage as one man and one woman Lantigua: YESPlatform: NO
Part II: Education
  Full Funding
May 6, 2003:3-year moratorium on charter schools Lantigua: NOPlatform: YES
  Full Funding Jun 4, 2003:Allow municipal meals tax, in addition to state meals tax Lantigua: NOPlatform: YES
  Full Funding Jul 20, 2004:moratorium on expansion of charter schools Lantigua: NOPlatform: YES
  Excellence, Equality and Community Jul 14, 2003:Exempting two-way bilingual programs from English-only rules Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
Part III: Health Care
  Mental Health
Jul 10, 2003:Veto override of "Turning 22" mental disability program Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Tobacco Oct 22, 2003:tax credits for all smoking regulation costs Lantigua: NOPlatform: NO
  Health Care Jul 14, 2004:amending the Constitution to call for universal health care Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
Part IV: Economic Growth
  A Healthy Business Environment
May 1, 2003:Defeating corporate tax disclosure Lantigua: YESPlatform: NO
  A Healthy Business Environment May 1, 2003:Extending corporate tax credit 5 years Lantigua: YESPlatform: NO
  Supporting the Transition from Welfare to Work May 5, 2003:Requiring workfare for mothers of 2- to 6-year-olds Lantigua: NOPlatform: NO
  Workforce Training Jan 13, 2004:investing in emerging technologies, math & science Fund. Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Competitive Advantage and a Global Economy Jan 14, 2004:funding for International Trade Council to promote exports Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Supporting the Transition from Welfare to Work Jul 16, 2003:allowing parents on welfare to go back to school Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
Part V: Fiscal Responsibility
  Tax Fairness and Responsible Budgeting
Apr 30, 2003:Borrow $300 million to offset the budget deficit via bonds Lantigua: NOPlatform: NO
  Tax Fairness and Responsible Budgeting Apr 30, 2003:Raising the income tax to 5.95% to offset the budget deficit Lantigua: NOPlatform: YES
Part VI: Safety & Justice
  Legal Services
Jul 10, 2003:Veto override of Mass Correctional Legal Services Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Crime Prevention Feb 10, 2004:earmarking funds for women's substance abuse program Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
Part VII: Housing
  Housing
May 10, 2004:removing funds for Affordable Housing Trust Lantigua: NOPlatform: NO
  Urban Investment Jul 8, 2004:rejecting $25M earmarked for Housing Trust Fund Lantigua: NOPlatform: NO
Part VIII: Environment
  Food Safety, Pesticides and Public Health
Jul 8, 2003:Veto override of reduced fees for blood lead level testing Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Safeguarding Natural Resources Nov 17, 2003:Veto override to keep park maintenance funding within MDC Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
  Toxics Use Reductions Jul 30, 2004:requiring dental amalgam (mercury) separators Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
Part IX: Political Reform (No votes on which to base response)
Part X: Worker Rights
  Occupational Safety
Jul 16, 2003:Early retirement for cases of MWRA-work-related cancer Lantigua: YESPlatform: YES
Part XI: America & the World (No votes on which to base response)
Number of votes in 2003-04 in accord with Democratic Party Platform: 20 out of 27 votes.
Summary letter grade:
A=90% or better; B=80%; C=70%; D=60%; F=below 60%
C

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