Martin T. Meehan

Martin T. Meehan

  • D-MA, 5th District1993 – 2007
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Lifetime Score 18%

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2005: 12%
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2006: 27%

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2007: 110th Congress N/A

Rep. Meehan has not been scored for 2007 because he resigned in May to become the Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

  • 1: H.R. 2 - Fair Minimum Wage ActYea

    Key Vote 1: H.R. 2 - Fair Minimum Wage Act

    The Fair Minimum Wage Act would allow for an increase in the minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $7.25 per hour over two years. According to CBO estimates, a minimum wage increase would saddle small businesses with up to $7 billion in added costs.

    "Nay" votes scored.
  • 2: H.R. 800 - The Employee Free Choice ActYea

    Key Vote 2: H.R. 800 - The Employee Free Choice Act

    This is the "Card Check Bill," which will make it easier for unions to unionize workers in the private sector. It will eliminate most of the secrecy in union balloting, allowing union intimidation of workers.

    "Nay" votes scored.
  • 3: H.R. 1257 - Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation ActYea

    Key Vote 3: H.R. 1257 - Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation Act

    This bill would amend the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 to force shareholder review of executive compensation, which would open the door for increased federal intrusion into the private sector. Although transparency in executive compensation is necessary, many shareholders already have this privilege under their company’s bylaws.

    "Nay" votes scored.
  • 4: On Motion to Pass: H.R. 1252 - Federal Price Gouging Prevention ActYea

    Key Vote 4: On Motion to Pass: H.R. 1252 - Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act

    This legislation would make it a federal crime to sell crude oil, gas, natural gas or petroleum at a price that is “unconscionably excessive” or “takes unfair advantage” of unordinary market conditions. This legislation mandates severe fines for any violations including market manipulation, false price reporting and unconscionable prices.

    "Nay" votes scored.
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