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Marty Walsh on Free Trade

 


Voted YES on International Trade Council to promote exports

Massachusetts Democratic Party Platform indicates voting YES in Part IV: Economic Growth:Competitive Advantage and a Global Economy. [State Rep. Walsh voted YES].

Vote on veto override of Supplemental appropriations, International Trad Council: Item 7007-1300 (contained in section 2 as $1,100,000, see House, No. 4330), which had returned by the Governor with a reduction (to $500,000; for message, see House, No. 4365), was considered.

Relevant platform section:Part IV: Economic Growth Competitive Advantage and a Global Economy: "We believe the extraordinary depth and breadth of the knowledge-based sector of the Massachusetts economy is a key competitive edge in the global market... We encourage open global trade that promotes fair employment and sound environmental standards by our trading partners. We support state and federal efforts to promote Massachusetts exports."

Source citation: Veto Override, Item 7007-1300 ; vote number 495

Source: Massachusetts House Journals via MassScorecard.org , Jan 14, 2004

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