Our unique analysis of the bills Risch has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Risch is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Risch for more statistics.
James Risch sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism
- Member, Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation
- Member, Subcommittee on Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development
- Senate Select Committee on Ethics
- Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
- Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Risch sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Risch’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2690: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act of 2016
- S. 1777: A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the ...
- S. 1706: Energy Efficient Government Technology Act
- S. 1630: PLUS Act
- S.Con.Res. 16: A concurrent resolution stating the policy of the United States regarding the release ...
- S.Con.Res. 14: A concurrent resolution providing that the President may not provide sanctions relief to ...
- S. 1068: A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to protect the bulk-power system ...
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From Jan 2009 to Sep 2016, Risch missed 35 of 2,323 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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