Read our 2016 Report Card for Boozman.
Our unique analysis of the bills Boozman 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). Boozman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
John Boozman sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management and Trade
- Member, Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources
- Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition, Specialty Crops, and Agricultural Research
- Member, Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
- Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
- Joint Committee on Printing
- Senate Committee on the Budget
- Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Boozman was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S.J.Res. 36: A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
- S.J.Res. 35: A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
- S.J.Res. 1: A joint resolution approving the location of a memorial to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of Operation ...
- S. 2712 (114th): Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016
- S. 1707 (114th): A bill to designate the Federal building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, Arkansas, as the “Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United ...
- S. 1678 (114th): A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 B Street in Perryville, Arkansas, as “Harold George Bennett Post Office”.
- H.R. 4811 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 215 West Industrial Park Road in Harrison, Arkansas, as the “John Paul Hammerschmidt Post Office ...
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Boozman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (27%) Taxation (14%) Health (14%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) International Affairs (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)
Some of Boozman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 130: A resolution expressing gratitude and appreciation for the entry of the United States ...
- S. 769: Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2017
- S. 732: Access Technology Affordability Act of 2017
- S.J.Res. 36: A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a ...
- S.J.Res. 35: A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen ...
- S. 529: APPROVAL Act
- S. 524: Timber Revitalization and Economic Enhancement Act of 2017
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From Jan 2011 to Apr 2017, Boozman missed 83 of 1,761 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is much worse than the median of 1.3% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 15 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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