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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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DOC Accountability

Visited a Department of Correction prison or County jail this legislative session. (This will be updated on an ongoing basis)

Progressive Position: YES

No
No: 126
Yes: 34
H2025 8
One-Week Notice for Hearings

Vote was on requiring one week of advance notice for any legislative hearing (as the MA Senate has endorsed), as opposed to the narrow existing 72 hour notice rule.

Progressive Position: YES

No
No: 130
Yes: 24
H3770 14
Rejecting Equity Reforms to 62F

Vote was on eliminating the language from the House's tax package to reform Chapter 62F (the “tax cap law”) so that all taxpayers would get equal rebates, as opposed to larger rebates going to more affluent taxpayers.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 130
Yes: 26
H3770 15
Prioritizing Tax Cuts over Fiscal Stability

Vote was on striking a proposed lift of the cap on the rainy day fund. Reaching the cap on the rainy day fund would trigger automatic regressive tax cuts.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 131
Yes: 26
H3770 16
Tax Cuts Skewed to the Rich

Vote was on the House’s regressive tax reform package, which contained $440 million in tax cuts for the commonwealth's richest estates, residents, and corporations—undermining the new revenue produced by the Fair Share Amendment.

Progressive Position: NO

Yes
Yes: 154
No: 3
H3900 17
Undermining the Fair Share Victory

Vote was on eliminating language that would guarantee that constitutionally protected revenue from the Fair Share Amendment could not be diverted to regressive tax cuts via the 62F tax cap law.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 133
Yes: 25
H4104 33
Tax Cuts Skewed to the Rich -- Redux

Vote was on a $1 billion tax cut package disproportionately benefiting the Commonwealth’s richest residents, corporations, and estates.

Progressive Position: NO

Yes
Yes: 153
No: 1
H4109 58
Frances Perkins Workplace Equity Act

Vote was on requiring employers with 25+ employees to disclose the salary or wage range for a position in all job postings, provide the salary range to employees offered promotions and transfers, and provide the pay range to employees for their current roles if requested. It would also require covered employers to supply wage and demographic information to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 150
No: 9
H4135 59
Rejecting Republican Delay Tactics on Gun Safety

Vote was on upholding the ruling of the chair that debate on the House's gun safety bill could begin despite the fact that it did not include a fiscal note detailing the cost of the proposal.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 133
No: 27
H4135 61
Expanding Pretrial Detention

Vote was on expanding the use of pretrial detention despite severe and well-documented racial disparities in its use in Massachusetts.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 135
Yes: 26
H4139 62
Strengthening MA's gun laws

Vote was on a comprehensive strengthening of MA’s gun safety laws, including a more robust assault weapons ban; measures to crack down on ghost guns; prohibitions on firearms in government buildings, polling places, and educational institutions; and more comprehensive data collection.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 122
No: 38
H4052 63
No Cost Calls

Vote was on guaranteeing free access to phone calls to incarcerated individuals, ending the predatory practice of price gouging incarcerated individuals and their loved ones to stay connected.

Progressive Position: YES

Yes
Yes: 133
No: 26
H4167 65
Excluding migrants from emergency housing assistance

Vote was on excluding arriving families from access to emergency housing assistance funding.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 129
Yes: 28
H4460 75
Excluding migrants from emergency housing assistance

Vote was on banning new residents of the commonwealth from access to emergency shelter.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 126
Yes: 29
H4460 79
Creating false zero-sum narratives

Vote was on a right-wing messaging amendment to create a false narrative that programs focused on helping new arrivals to obtain employment are harming low-income individuals.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 130
Yes: 26
H2 92
Defunding No Cost Calls

Vote was on defunding the dedicated account for the implementation of No Cost Calls (i.e., free access to phone calls for incarcerated individuals).

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 129
Yes: 29
H2 99
Preventing migrant families from accessing shelter #1

Vote was on the first of a series of three right-wing budget amendments to prevent migrant and refugee families from accessing emergency shelter and to push false, xenophobic narratives.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 128
Yes: 30
H2 100
Preventing migrant families from accessing shelter #2

Vote was on the second of a series of three right-wing budget amendments to prevent migrant and refugee families from accessing emergency shelter and to push false, xenophobic narratives.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 131
Yes: 28
H2 101
Preventing migrant families from accessing shelter #3

Vote was on the third of a series of three right-wing budget amendments to prevent migrant and refugee families from accessing emergency shelter and to push false, xenophobic narratives.

Progressive Position: NO

No
No: 129
Yes: 29