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}}{{tnr}}'''Cory Mason''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 62nd District since 2006.  He also serves as Commissioner of the Redevelopment Authority of [[sunshinereview:Racine, Wisconsin|Racine]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Cory Mason''' (b. January 25, 1973) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 62nd District since 2006.  He also serves as Commissioner of the Redevelopment Authority of [[sunshinereview:Racine, Wisconsin|Racine]].
  
 
Mason received his BA in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, [[sunshinereview:Madison, Wisconsin|Madison]].   
 
Mason received his BA in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, [[sunshinereview:Madison, Wisconsin|Madison]].   
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He is a member of Habitat for Humanity, League of Conservation Voters, Racine Heritage Museum, Racine Rotary West, River Alliance of Wisconsin, Root River Council, and the Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=65118 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Mason]</ref>  
 
He is a member of Habitat for Humanity, League of Conservation Voters, Racine Heritage Museum, Racine Rotary West, River Alliance of Wisconsin, Root River Council, and the Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=65118 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Mason]</ref>  
  
==Issue positions==
 
 
On his campaign site Mason lists his views on a number of issues, including:<Ref>[http://mason4assembly.com/issues.htm Mason 4 Assembly - ''Issues'']</ref>
 
On his campaign site Mason lists his views on a number of issues, including:<Ref>[http://mason4assembly.com/issues.htm Mason 4 Assembly - ''Issues'']</ref>
 
*Healthcare Reform — Reduce costs and cover more residents.
 
*Healthcare Reform — Reduce costs and cover more residents.
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*Sunshine on Government — "Cory introduced a bill to allow the public to have full access to the Legislature’s deliberations."  
 
*Sunshine on Government — "Cory introduced a bill to allow the public to have full access to the Legislature’s deliberations."  
 
*Saving SeniorCare — "Representative Mason is one of many legislators fighting to save SeniorCare."  
 
*Saving SeniorCare — "Representative Mason is one of many legislators fighting to save SeniorCare."  
 
Mason did not provide answers to the 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=65118 Project Vote Smart - Assm. Mason ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Information Policy and Technology Committee, Wisconsin Legislature]]
 
* [[Information Policy and Technology Committee, Wisconsin Legislature]]
  
===Sponsored legislation===   
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For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A62 House site].
 
For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A62 House site].
  
==Major donors==
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==Campaign donors==
The top 5 donors to Mason's 2008 campaign were individuals and labor organizations:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110212 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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===2008===
*1. Jacob, Matthew $700  
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The top 5 donors to Mason's 2008 campaign were individuals and labor organizations:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110212 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>{{legislative donor box}}
*2. WI Pipe Trades
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*3. Electrical Workers $500
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*4. Madrigrano, Aldo $500
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*5. Mason, Rosemary $500
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 13:56, 21 July 2010

Cory Mason
Mason cory.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 62
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democrat
Profession Legislator
Website House site
Cory Mason (b. January 25, 1973) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 62nd District since 2006. He also serves as Commissioner of the Redevelopment Authority of Racine.

Mason received his BA in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

He is a member of Habitat for Humanity, League of Conservation Voters, Racine Heritage Museum, Racine Rotary West, River Alliance of Wisconsin, Root River Council, and the Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention.[1]

On his campaign site Mason lists his views on a number of issues, including:[2]

  • Healthcare Reform — Reduce costs and cover more residents.
  • Supporting Education — "For too long we have been pitting students against property tax payers. It’s time to find a viable solution to make sure kids get the education they deserve."
  • Raising the Minimum Wage — "The first bill that Cory introduced was to raise the minimum wage to $7.25 an hour and then raise it every year thereafter at the rate of inflation. If it passed, it would mean a raise for 225,000 families in Wisconsin."
  • Sunshine on Government — "Cory introduced a bill to allow the public to have full access to the Legislature’s deliberations."
  • Saving SeniorCare — "Representative Mason is one of many legislators fighting to save SeniorCare."

Committee assignments


Rep. Mason campaign commercial

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-41 State minimum wage revised; DWD required to make annual adjustment; eliminating prohibition on local ordinance establishing a living wage
  • AB-72 Homeless individuals and families: grant allocation for shelters in Dane County increased, portion designated for applicants providing temporary shelter in the vicinity of the state capitol
  • AB-95 Preparation time during school day made a mandatory subject of collective bargaining under MERA in school districts
  • AB-143 Partisan caucus of Senate or Assembly: exception to open meetings law deleted; legislative rules made invalid

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors

2008

The top 5 donors to Mason's 2008 campaign were individuals and labor organizations:[3]

Donor Amount
Jacob, Matthew $700
WI Pipe Trades
Electrical Workers $500
Madrigrano, Aldo $500
Mason, Rosemary $500

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 62
2006–present
Succeeded by
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