Our unique analysis of the bills Grasso 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Grasso is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Grasso sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (21%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Taxation (12%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Energy (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)
Some of Grasso’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1447 (93rd): Resolution expressing the sense of the House that the price of domestic ...
- H.R. 17371 (93rd): A bill to make it an unfair practice for any retailer to ...
- H.R. 17231 (93rd): A bill to make it an unfair practice for any retailer to ...
- H.R. 17181 (93rd): A bill to make it an unfair practice for any retailer to ...
- H.Res. 1426 (93rd): Resolution concerning the safety and freedom of Valentyn Moroz, Ukrainian historian.
- H.R. 17025 (93rd): Public Documents Act
- H.R. 16945 (93rd): A bill to exclude from gross income the first $1,000 of interest ...
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From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Grasso missed 303 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 17.5%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills