Conflict of Interest Report – John Velis

JOHN VELIS (D)

NOTE: As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received $113,715.45 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

Velis has received at least $2,375 from employees of ING, a major bank. Velis has co-sponsored a bill removing fees for security freezes and disclosures of consumer credit reports.

Major Contributors

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $2375 From Employees Of ING, A Major Bank. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

Related Legislation Co-Sponsored By Velis

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 134 “An Act Removing Fees For Security Freezes And Disclosures Of Consumer Credit Reports.” (Bill H. 134, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

UTILITIES

Velis has received at least $1,000 from NiSource Inc. PAC of Massachusetts, a natural gas utility company. Velis co-sponsored a bill to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion.

Major Contributors

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $1000 From NiSource Inc. PAC Of MA. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

Related Legislation Co-Sponsored By Velis

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 2698 “An Act Protecting Ratepayers From Gas Pipeline Expansion Costs.” (Bill H. 2698, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

LABOR AND UNIONS

Velis has received at least $8,100 from major union-related interests. Velis has co-sponsored dozens of bills relating to protecting workers’ wages, expanding the rights of public employees, and regulating the right to strike, among other issues.

Major Contributors

As Of April 2017, Fernandes Has Received At Least $67,800 From Labor Unions And Affiliated Interests. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $1450 From Local 1459, United Food And Commercial Workers Union. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $1000 From MA & Northern NE Laborers’ District Council Pol Action Comm. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

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As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $500 From 1199 SEIU MA PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $500 From The Retired Public Employees PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $800 From The AFL-CIO Political Education Fund, AFT Massachusetts. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $500 From Local 589 PAC, Boston Carmen’s Union. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $500 From New England Regional Council Of Carpenters PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $500 From COPE CPF- 80474, Pioneer Valley AFL–CIO. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $500 From Local – 7, Bridge & Structural Iron Workers Union. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $400 From For Education , VOTE Voice Of Teachers. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $350 From The Massachusetts Nurses PAC. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $300 From Union 108, Carpenters Local. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $300 From Mass Public School Custodians Union. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $250 From The International Association of Firefighters Westfield Local 1111. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received At Least $250 From The Massachusetts Brick Layers People’s Committee. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17)

Related Legislation Co-Sponsored By Velis

Velis 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)

Velis Co-Sponsored S. 350 “An Act Related To Just Cause Terminations.” (Bill S. 350, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 4/15/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 1002 “An Act Relative To Compliance With The Prevailing Wage Laws Of The Commonwealth.” (Bill H. 1002, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/30/17)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 1733 “An Act To Establish Pay Equity.” (Bill H. 1733, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/23/17)

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Velis Co-Sponsored H. 1006 “An Act Providing Benefits For Permanent Functional Loss And Disfigurement Under The Worker’s Compensation Act.” (Bill H. 1006, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 494 “An Act Relative To National Background Check Fees.” (Bill H. 494, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 1748 “An Act To Prevent Wage Theft And Promote Employer Accountability.” (Bill H. 1748, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 1756 “An Act To Further Define Standards Of Employee Safety.” (Bill H. 1756, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 1762 “An Act Creating A Living Wage For Employees And Contracted Employees Of The Commonwealth.” (Bill H. 1762, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 2302 “An Act Relative To Increasing The COLA Base.” (Bill H. 2302, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 2302 “An Act To Further Regulate The Right To Strike Of Public Employees.” (Bill H. 2395, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored S. 326 “An Act Establishing A Moratorium For Commonwealth Charter Schools.” (Bill S. 326, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 4/15/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 520 “An Act Relative To Stabilizing The Commonwealth’s Nursing Facilities.” (Bill H. 520, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

Velis Co-Sponsored H. 2583 “An Act To Provide Volunteer Firefighters With A Local Option Real Estate Tax Exemption.” (Bill H. 2583, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Introduced 1/20/15)

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