Conflict of Interest – Joan Meschino

JOAN MESCHINO (D)

As Of May 2017, Meschino Has Received $153,029.84 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

LAWYERS AND LOBBYISTS

Meschino has received at least $36,000 from legal and lobbying interests. Incidentally, Meschino is the original sponsor of several legislative proposals to reform juvenile and child custody court proceedings.

Major Contributions

As Of May 2017, Meschino Has Received At Least $36,000 From Lawyers And Lobbyists. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

  • Meschino Received At Least $3,550 From Employees Of Thornton Law Firm LLP. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $3,450 From Employees Of Mintz Levin, A Law Firm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $2,150 From Employees Of Sherin And Lodgen LLP, A Law Firm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

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  • Meschino Received At Least $2,000 From Employees Of Foley & Lardner, A Law Firm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $1,750 From Employees Of Fish & Richardson PC, A Law Firm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $1,500 From Employees Of Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP, A Law Firm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $1,300 From Employees Of Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP, A Law Firm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $1,000 From Employees Of ML Strategies LLC, A Lobbying Firm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

Related Legislation Sponsored By Meschino

Meschino Sponsored H. 2800, “An Act To Provide Notice Of Counsel Of Changes In A Child’s Or A Young Adult’s Placement And Other Events.” (Bill H. 2800, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Sponsored H. 3103, “An Act Regarding The Appointment Of Court Investigators And The Admissibility Of Certain Reports In Care And Protection Cases.” (Bill H. 3103, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Sponsored H. 3104, “An Act Relative To Court Review Of Case Plans.” (Bill H. 3104, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Sponsored H. 3105, “An Act Relative To The Definition Of Custody In Protection And Care Of Children Proceedings.” (Bill H. 3105, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Sponsored H. 3108, “An Act To Ensure Fairness In Care And Protection Proceedings.” (Bill H. 3108, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Sponsored H. 3109, “An Act To Make Juvenile Court Custody Orders Fully Enforceable.” (Bill H. 3109, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Sponsored H. 3110, “An Act To Promote Fairness In Probation Fees.” (Bill H. 3110, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

UNIONS

Meschino has received at least $7,500 from labor unions. Meschino has supported measures that would strengthen public employees’ collective bargaining rights, create a paid family leave insurance program, and raise the minimum wage in the state.

Major Contributions

As Of May 2017, Meschino Has Received At Least $7,500 From Labor Unions And Related Interests. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

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  • Meschino Received At Least $1,000 From Service Employees International Union (SEIU). (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $1,000 From Laborer’s Local 133 PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From The Massachusetts AFL-CIO Working People’s Fund. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From The American Federation Of Teachers MA PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From The Association Of County Employees. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From The Boston Teachers Union PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From The Voice Of Teachers For Education (VOTE) PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From MA & Northern NE Laborers’ District Council PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From MA State International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace And Agriculture Implement Workers, UAW Committee. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From The Ironworkers Union Local 7 PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $300 From Boston Carmen’s Union PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $300 From The Retired Public Employees PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $250 From The Painters District Council #35 PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $250 From The Pipefitters Local #537 PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $200 From The Massachusetts Brick Layers People’s Committee. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $200 From The Asbestos Workers Local 6 PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

Related Legislation Co-Sponsored By Meschino

Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 639, “An Act Investing In Public Higher Education.” (Bill H. 639, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

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Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 1033, “An Act To Prevent Wage Theft And Promote Employer Accountability.” (Bill H. 1033, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 1426, “An Act Relative To The Collective Bargaining Rights For Employees Of The Committee For Public Counsel Services.” (Bill H. 1426, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 2172, “An Act Establishing A Paid Family And Medical Leave Insurance Program.” (Bill H. 2172, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 2365, “An Act To Improve The Commonwealth’s Economy With A Strong Minimum Wage And A Strong Tipped Minimum Wage.” (Bill H. 2365, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Co-Sponsored S. 308, “An Act Strengthening And Investing In Our Educators, Students, And Communities.” (Bill S. 308, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY

Meschino has received at least $7,500 from the health care industry. Meschino co-sponsored several proposals that would protect confidential health information and impact insurance coverage.

Major Contributions

As Of May 2017, Meschino Has Received At Least $7,500 From Lawyers And Lobbyists. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

  • Meschino Received At Least $3,000 From Employees Of HealthBridge. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $2,200 From Employees Of Beacon Health Strategies LLC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $1,250 From Employees Of Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From The Massachusetts Nurses PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $250 From Employees Of Partners Healthcare. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $200 From Employees Of Beacon Health Options. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $100 From Employees Of Athena Health. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

Related Legislation Co-Sponsored By Meschino

Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 536, “An Act Relative To Insurance Coverage For PANDAS/PANS.” (Bill H. 536, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

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Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 2960, “An Act To Protect Access To Confidential Healthcare.” (Bill H. 2960, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

SEAFOOD AND FISHING

Meschino has received at least $3,250 from the seafood and fishing industry. Meschino co- sponsored a bill regulating lobster processing and a resolution that would establish a special commission to study the impact on commercial fishing along the Massachusetts Coast.

Major Contributions

As Of May 2017, Meschino Has Received At Least $3,250 From The Seafood And Fishing Industry. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

  • Meschino Received At Least $2,000 From Eric Meschino, A Lobsterman At Smoky So’wester Fishing. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $750 From James O’Brien, Owner Of Jake’s Seafood Restaurant & Market. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)
  • Meschino Received At Least $500 From Fisherman John J. Mahoney. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17)

Related Legislation Co-Sponsored By Meschino

Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 2122, To “Resolve Establishing A Special Commission To Study The Effects Of Coastal And Ocean Acidification And Its Existing And Potential Effects On Species That Are Commercially Harvested And Grown Along The Massachusetts Coast.” (Resolution H. 2122, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

Meschino Co-Sponsored H. 2906, “An Act Further Regulating The Processing Of Lobsters.” (Bill H. 2906, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

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