VOTES PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO SANCHEZ'S PREFERENCES
[Story Developing] Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, the incoming chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, supported gay marriage when activists mounted a campaign against it, steadfastly opposed the legalization of casino gambling, and consistently favored tax increases when they were up for a vote.
"He has supported every issue of importance to the LGBT community since arriving in the State House," said Arline Isaacson, who lobbied to protect the Supreme Judicial Court's 2003 ruling allowing for same-sex marriage. She said, "He didn't have to evolve like some people. He was there immediately. He was in the right place immediately."
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