Our unique analysis of the bills Rodriguez sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rodriguez is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Rodriguez was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3282 (111th): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide certain veterans with readjustment and mental health care services, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 7057 (110th): Military Personnel Citizenship Processing Act
- H.R. 2688 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 103 South Getty Street in Uvalde, Texas, as the “Dolph S. Briscoe, Jr. Post Office ...
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Rodriguez sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (31%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Health (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Families (7%) Water Resources Development (5%)
Some of Rodriguez’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1244 (111th): Recognizing the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for its now five-year effort ...
- H.R. 4719 (111th): To establish a Southwest Border Region Water Task Force.
- H.R. 4507 (111th): Cyber Security Domestic Preparedness Act
- H.R. 4438 (111th): San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act of 2010
- H.R. 4166 (111th): Veterans Health Professionals Educational Assistance Act of 2009
- H.Res. 916 (111th): Recognizing the significant contributions of the Fort Sam Houston Memorial Services Detachment ...
- H.R. 3657 (111th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for members of ...
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From Apr 1997 to Dec 2010, Rodriguez missed 277 of 8,065 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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