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Catherine Cool Rumsey's Voting Records

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State Senate - District 34

Rhode Island Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 19, 2014 H 7194A Increases the Minimum Wage Bill Passed - Senate
(32 - 5)
June 18, 2014 H 8072A Repeals Straight Party Voting Option on Election Ballots Bill Passed - Senate
(34 - 3)
June 16, 2014 H 7133AAA 2014-2015 Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(32 - 5)
June 5, 2014 S 2796A Establishes Preference In State and Business Contracts Bill Passed - Senate
(25 - 12)
May 14, 2014 S 2059 Prohibits State Assessments for Graduation Eligibility Bill Passed - Senate
(29 - 5)
May 1, 2014 H 7944A Authorizes State Fiscal Oversight of Certain Fire Districts Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 5)
March 25, 2014 S 2796A Establishes Preference In State and Business Contracts Senate Sponsor
March 5, 2014 S 2690A Expands the Renewable Energy Growth Program Senate Sponsor
May 22, 2013 S 256 Increases Minimum Wage Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 6)
April 24, 2013 H 5015 Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passed - Senate
(26 - 12)

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