Our unique analysis of the bills Cassidy has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cassidy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Cassidy for more statistics.
Bill Cassidy sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Joint Economic Committee
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Cassidy sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (41%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Taxation (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Energy (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) International Affairs (4%)
Some of Cassidy’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3280: A bill to provide for a Public Health Emergency Fund, and for other ...
- S. 3195: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve ...
- S. 3110: American Energy and Conservation Act of 2016
- S. 3101: Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2016
- S. 3081: WINGMAN Act
- S.Res. 480: A resolution supporting the designation of May 2016 as “Mental Health Month”.
- S. 2985: World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan Act of 2016
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From Jan 2015 to Jul 2016, Cassidy missed 6 of 473 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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