Our unique analysis of the bills Nowak 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Nowak is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Nowak sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (32%) Transportation and Public Works (16%) Water Resources Development (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%)
Some of Nowak’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5990 (102nd): To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for assessments ...
- H.J.Res. 536 (102nd): Designating December 6, 1992, through December 12, 1992, as “National Marine Corps ...
- H.R. 5754 (102nd): Water Resources Development Act of 1992
- H.R. 4838 (102nd): To direct the Secretary of the Army to construct a visitor center ...
- H.R. 4323 (101st): Great Lakes Critical Programs Act of 1990
- H.R. 4299 (101st): Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1990
- H.R. 4214 (101st): Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Act of 1990
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Nowak missed 350 of 9,472 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills