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 Image of Tom Finneran with his Wife and two daughters
Health Care:
bullet Working to keep community hospitals open and provide incentives and support for community health centers, keeping added stress off emergency rooms.
bullet Making breast and cervical cancer treatment available to low-income women through a federal-state partnership.
bullet Assuring the insurance coverage of cancer-related clinical trials for all patients.
bullet Establishing a prescription drug program for all Massachusetts seniors and disabled to cushion the cost of prescription drugs.

Environment:
bullet Enacting the Community Preservation Act, allowing communities to conserve open space, preserve historic sites, and produce affordable housing.
bullet Advocating legislation to promote energy efficiency and conservation.

Balanced Budgets:
bullet Establishing the Rainy Day Fund, a state savings account to cushion against declines in the economy, which totaled $2.3 billion before being tapped for the first time this year to help fund important state programs.
bullet Producing budgets that are honestly and prudently balanced by reliable revenues.
bullet Using the annual surplus of our years of prosperity to accelerate the construction and completion of libraries, roads, bridges, housing, public transportation, and open space, thereby saving taxpayers millions of dollars in borrowing costs.

Jobs:
bullet Passing numerous tax cuts making it easier to raise a family and do business in Massachusetts.
bullet Proposing a paid parenting leave plan that is feasible for businesses and new parents.
bullet Expanding unemployment insurance benefits and health care opportunities for unemployed workers.
bullet Promoting national models for reform in workers compensation, unemployment insurance, and utilities deregulation.

Affordable Housing:
bullet Leading a diverse group of House members in developing a comprehensive package to preserve and produce affordable housing throughout the Commonwealth.
bullet Producing budgets that are honestly and prudently balanced by reliable revenues.
bullet Using the annual surplus of our years of prosperity to accelerate the construction and completion of libraries, roads, bridges, housing, public transportation, and open space, thereby saving taxpayers millions of dollars in borrowing costs.