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Voting Record

Legislators are scored for their roll-called votes on bills and amendments where an important progressive advancement (or stopping a bad policy) is at stake. Learn more about the benefits and limitations of a scorecard.

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BillNameSummary from Progressive MassDiDomenico's VoteVote Tally
Lengthening Public Notice Period for Legislative Hearings

Vote was on extending the public notice period for legislative hearings from 72 hours to one week so that members of the public can better engage in the legislative process.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 39
No: 0
Next-Generation Roadmap Bill

Vote was on creating a roadmap plan for achieving net zero by 2050, setting stronger emissions reduction benchmarks, increasing renewable energy purchasing by utilities, and taking additional steps to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency, and environmental justice.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 39
No: 1
Grant Program for Corporate Lobby Groups

Vote was on creating a $5 million grant program that would divert public funds to corporate lobby groups.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 31
Yes: 8
Enhancing Penalties for Unemployment Fraud

Vote was on a conservative messaging amendment to increase the penalty for unemployment fraud that will do nothing to address the rise of high-tech, high-dollar fraud from foreign businesses and do more to harm people for clerical errors.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 31
Yes: 9
PLA Plus

Vote was on requiring the new Holyoke Soldiers Home to be built with collective bargaining and creating a committee to set goals on hiring minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses for the project.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 37
No: 3
Ineffective Tax Deductions

Vote was on giving farmers a tax deduction if they donate food to nonprofit, draining money from the state budget that could be used for providing food directly (among other valuable uses).

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 34
Yes: 6
Fair Share Amendment

Vote was on advancing the Fair Share Amendment to the November 2022 ballot. The Fair Share Amendment would impose an additional 4% tax on income in excess of $1 million in order to provide designated funds for public education and transportation.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 38
No: 2
Cost Analysis of the Police Reform Bill

Vote was on requiring the Secretary of Administration and Finance to conduct a report both analyzing the costs of implementing the 2020 police reform bill and identifying additional sources of funding , a move intended to delay implementation, fear-monger about costs of reform, and ignore the ample funds police departments currently have.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 30
Yes: 9
Overriding a Tax Break for the Rich

Vote was on overriding the Governor’s veto of a one-year delay in the charitable deduction. The charitable deduction, if implemented, would cost the state $300 million a year, mainly benefiting the wealthiest taxpayers.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 33
No: 6
Healthy Youth Act

Vote was on ensuring that Massachusetts schools that offer sex education use an age-appropriate, medically accurate, and LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 38
No: 1
Gender X Bill

Vote was on allowing for a non-binary option on birth certificates and drivers licenses in the state.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 39
No: 0
Repealing Corporate Tax Breaks

Vote was on overriding the Governor’s veto and repealing a set of corporate tax giveaways (i.e., harbor maintenance credit, medical device user fee credit) that have been proven to benefit only a small number of companies without broader economic impact, according to the Tax Expenditure Review Commission.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 33
No: 5
Rejecting a Tax Break for the Rich

Vote was on rejecting a tax change from Governor Baker that would have cost the state $90 million each year and given all of the money to the wealthiest residents of the state.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 35
No: 3
Repealing the $250 asset limit

Vote was on overriding Governor Baker and repealing a law that prohibits anyone with assets of more than $250 from being eligible for Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC). Such limits create unnecessary paperwork that can also jeopardize the eligibility of struggling individuals for these modest but critically important benefits.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 36
No: 2
Repealing the $5,000 asset limit

Vote was on overriding Governor Baker and repealing a law that prohibits anyone with assets of more than $5,000 from being eligible for Transitional Assistance to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC). Such limits create unnecessary paperwork that can also jeopardize the eligibility of struggling individuals for these modest but critically important benefits.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 37
No: 1
Ensuring Access to Ballot Drop Boxes

Vote was on requiring at least one secure, accessible drop box location per 25,000 registered voters in a municipality.

Progressive Position: YES

No
No: 25
Yes: 13
Providing for Temporary and Permanent Mail Voting Status

Vote was on enabling voters to enroll in vote-by-mail on a permanent basis, rather than just election by election.

Progressive Position: YES

No
No: 31
Yes: 7
Paid Time Off for Voting

Vote was on requiring that all workers be able to take 2 hours of paid time off to vote, ensuring that a work schedule is not a barrier to participating in our democracy.

Progressive Position: YES

No
No: 26
Yes: 12
VOTES Act

Vote was on making vote-by-mail and early voting reforms permanent, allowing voters to register or update their registration at the polls, and strengthening protections for jail-based voting.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 35
No: 3
An Act Establishing Congressional Districts

Vote was on passing the new Congressional district lines for 2022-2031. Advocates had pushed for uniting the immigrant, working-class communities of Fall River and New Bedford in one district, which the map failed to do, and progressive senators organized internally to defeat the map.

Progressive Position: NO

Yes
Yes: 26
No: 13