Reject Governor Baker's MassHealth Reform Package Senate #68

Vote Description

This vote was on whether or not to reject Governor Baker's Amendment to the FY18 budget, H3822, to include a package of reforms on MassHealth. These reforms would start to control the unsustainable growth in costs which now make up over 40% of the state budget.

Mass Fiscal Explanation

Mass Fiscal supports a no vote because we did not support rejecting the governor's amendment. We believe with MassHealth making up over 40% of our state budget and more than doubling in costs over the last ten years, real reforms are needed. The current spending path is unsustainable and without real reform everyone will suffer.

Mass Fiscal's Stance

Vote result on 07/26/2017

PASSED

Yea
31

Nay
6

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Michael BarrettThird Middlesex 1%
Joe BoncoreFirst Suffolk and Middlesex 1%
Michael Brady2nd Plymouth and Bristol 2%
William N. BrownsbergerSecond Suffolk and Middlesex 1%
Harriette L. ChandlerFirst Worcester 1%
Sonia Chang-DiazSecond Suffolk 44%
Cynthia Stone CreemFirst Middlesex and Norfolk 2%
Julian CyrCape and Islands 1%
Viriato Manuel deMacedoPlymouth and Barnstable 65%
Sal N. DiDomenicoMiddlesex and Suffolk 1%
Eileen DonoghueFirst Middlesex 2%
James B. EldridgeMiddlesex and Worcester 3%
Ryan C. FattmanWorcester and Norfolk 74%
Jennifer L. FlanaganWorcester and Middlesex 30%
Linda Dorcena ForryFirst Suffolk 2%
Anne M. GobiWorcester, Hampden, Hampshire, and Middlesex 4%
Adam G. HindsBerkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden 2%
Donald F. HumasonSecond Hampden and Hampshire 60%
Kathleen O'Connor IvesFirst Essex 4%
Patricia D. JehlenSecond Middlesex 2%
John F. KeenanNorfolk and Plymouth 1%
Barbara L'ItalienSecond Essex and Middlesex 2%
Eric P. LesserFirst Hampden and Hampshire 1%
Jason M. LewisFifth Middlesex 1%
Joan B. LovelySecond Essex 2%
Thomas M. McGeeThird Essex 3%
Mark C. MontignySecond Bristol and Plymouth 4%
Michael O. MooreSecond Worcester 3%
Patrick O'ConnorPlymouth and Norfolk 40%
Marc R. PachecoFirst Plymouth and Bristol 2%
Michael J. RodriguesFirst Bristol and Plymouth 2%
Stanley C. RosenbergHampshire, Franklin and Worcester 0%
Richard J. RossNorfolk, Bristol and Middlesex 47%
Michael F. RushNorfolk and Suffolk 2%
Karen SpilkaSecond Middlesex and Norfolk 1%
Bruce E. TarrFirst Essex and Middlesex 57%
Walter F. TimiltyNorfolk, Bristol and Plymouth 4%
James T. WelchHampden 2%