Our unique analysis of the bills Furse sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Furse is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Furse sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (19%) Health (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Law (9%)
Some of Furse’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4834 (105th): Northwest Salmon Recovery Act of 1998
- H.R. 3378 (105th): Fort Clatsop National Memorial Expansion Act of 1998
- H.Res. 307 (105th): Relating to a question of the privileges of the House.
- H.R. 2597 (105th): Equity for Immigrants Act
- H.R. 2252 (105th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide that capital gains not ...
- H.R. 1826 (105th): To increase deficit-reduction assessments for participants in the Federal price support program ...
- H.R. 1828 (105th): To limit the total number of political appointees allowable.
From Jan 1993 to Dec 1998, Furse missed 195 of 3,649 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills