The new senator's legislative record in Massachusetts
As part of a very small minority of Republicans in the Massachusetts state legislature, Scott Brown opposed the prevailing Democrats most often on the issues of taxes and government reform. He agreed with the majority most often on energy and the environment.
SOURCE: Washington Post analysis of data from Michael Segal, President of InstaTrac Inc.; staff reports | The Washington Post - February 12, 2010
In state Senate, Brown was a quiet presence Article | When he reported to the U.S. Capitol this week, Sen. Scott P. Brown completed an improbable ascent from the Massachusetts statehouse, where, as a junior member of an outmatched Republican minority, he left a faint imprint on the commonwealth.