Our unique analysis of the bills Florio 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Florio is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Florio sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (24%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Health (13%) Labor and Employment (13%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Law (8%) Commerce (7%)
Some of Florio’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3677 (101st): Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Reauthorization Act of 1989
- H.R. 3663 (101st): National Recyclable Commodities Act of 1989
- H.R. 3497 (101st): Home Repairs for Older and Disabled Homeowners Act of 1989
- H.R. 3006 (101st): Reverse Mortgage Insurance for Older Americans Act of 1989
- H.R. 2968 (101st): Public Access to Captioned Television Act of 1989
- H.R. 2124 (101st): To establish minimum standards for health insurance coverage of drug and alcohol ...
- H.R. 2123 (101st): Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Amendments of 1989
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From Jan 1975 to Nov 1989, Florio missed 1,131 of 8,004 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1989. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills