Prop. 80: An 80 percent tax for some earners and the implementation of the graduated income tax Senate #303

Vote Description

This vote was on H3933, a proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution via an Initiative Petition for an Amendment to the Constitution that would introduce a graduated income tax in Massachusetts by raising the tax rate on those making over $1 million from 5.1% to 9.1%. This would change Massachusetts from having a flat tax rate which taxes everyone the same amount, to a graduated income tax which opens the door to a progressive tax rate.

Mass Fiscal Explanation

Mass Fiscal Alliance supports a vote against this petition since it is poorly written and we believe the legislature should not, in good conscience, pass it.

Mass Fiscal's Stance

Vote result on 05/18/2016




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Michael BarrettThird Middlesex 3%
Joe BoncoreFirst Suffolk and Middlesex 0%
Michael Brady2nd Plymouth and Bristol 1%
William N. BrownsbergerSecond Suffolk and Middlesex 5%
Harriette L. ChandlerFirst Worcester 3%
Sonia Chang-DiazSecond Suffolk 37%
Cynthia Stone CreemFirst Middlesex and Norfolk 3%
Viriato Manuel deMacedoPlymouth and Barnstable 64%
Sal N. DiDomenicoMiddlesex and Suffolk 3%
Kenneth J. DonnellyFourth Middlesex 4%
Eileen DonoghueFirst Middlesex 7%
Benjamin B. DowningBerkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden 7%
James B. EldridgeMiddlesex and Worcester 3%
Ryan C. FattmanWorcester and Norfolk 68%
Jennifer L. FlanaganWorcester and Middlesex 8%
Linda Dorcena ForryFirst Suffolk 3%
Anne M. GobiWorcester, Hampden, Hampshire, and Middlesex 7%
Robert L. HedlundPlymouth and Norfolk 89%
Donald F. HumasonSecond Hampden and Hampshire 49%
Kathleen O'Connor IvesFirst Essex 8%
Patricia D. JehlenSecond Middlesex 3%
Brian A. JoyceNorfolk, Bristol and Plymouth 4%
John F. KeenanNorfolk and Plymouth 4%
Thomas P. KennedySecond Plymouth and Bristol 6%
Barbara L'ItalienSecond Essex and Middlesex 5%
Eric P. LesserFirst Hampden and Hampshire 3%
Jason M. LewisFifth Middlesex 3%
Joan B. LovelySecond Essex 6%
Thomas M. McGeeThird Essex 3%
Mark C. MontignySecond Bristol and Plymouth 7%
Michael O. MooreSecond Worcester 13%
Patrick O'ConnorPlymouth and Norfolk 40%
Marc R. PachecoFirst Plymouth and Bristol 3%
Anthony PetruccelliFirst Suffolk and Middlesex 19%
Michael J. RodriguesFirst Bristol and Plymouth 6%
Stanley C. RosenbergHampshire, Franklin and Worcester 1%
Richard J. RossNorfolk, Bristol and Middlesex 50%
Michael F. RushNorfolk and Suffolk 5%
Karen SpilkaSecond Middlesex and Norfolk 3%
Bruce E. TarrFirst Essex and Middlesex 54%
James E. TimiltyBristol and Norfolk 11%
James T. WelchHampden 5%
Daniel A. WolfCape and Islands 3%