Read our 2018 Report Card for Courtney.
Courtney is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Courtney has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to May 23, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Joe Courtney sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Education and Labor
Courtney was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3325 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 235 Mountain Road in Suffield, Connecticut, as the “Corporal Stephen R. Bixler Post Office”.
- H.R. 986 (110th): Eightmile Wild and Scenic River Act
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Courtney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Courtney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2890: To provide penalties for countries that systematically and unreasonably refuse or delay repatriation ...
- H.R. 2709: To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to ...
- H.R. 1707: Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
- H.R. 1682: Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2019
- H.R. 1309: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
- H.R. 1257: United States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act of 2019
- H.R. 1074: Protecting America’s Workers Act
From Jan 2007 to May 2019, Courtney missed 113 of 9,107 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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