Faso was the representative for New York’s 19th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2017 to 2018.
Read our 2017 Report Card for Faso.
Faso is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2018 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 Faso sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2013 to Dec 21, 2018. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Faso was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4722 (115th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 Market Street in Saugerties, New York, as the “Maurice D. Hinchey Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 2292: To extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam.
- H.R. 2847: Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care 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).
Faso sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Faso’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7393 (115th): Medicaid Quality Care Act
- H.R. 7260 (115th): Limousine Safety Modernization Act
- H.R. 6569: RETILE Act
- H.R. 5899: School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2018
- H.Res. 887 (115th): Supporting the designation of May as “National Lyme Disease Awareness Month”.
- H.R. 5685: Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018
- H.R. 5618: Flooded Homeowner Financial Relief Act of 2018
|Faso’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
H.R. 1119: SENSE Act
Mar 8, 2018. Passed 215/189.
H.R. 1119 addresses the application of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rule, the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, issued pursuant to section 112 of the Clean Air Act, to electric generating units that utilize coal refuse to generate electricity. The bill would provide for limited ...
H.Con.Res. 71: Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
Oct 26, 2017. Passed 216/212.
H. Con. Res. 71 establishes the budget for fiscal year 2018 and the budget levels for fiscal years 2019-2027. Specifically, the resolution sets overall discretionary spending for Fiscal Year 2018 at $1.132 trillion, which includes $621.5 billion for defense discretionary spending and $511 billion in ...
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating ...
Mar 28, 2017. Passed 215/205.
A Republican bill would block a regulation of President Obama’s that they see as executive overreach, but privacy advocates claim it could allow companies to sell your private Internet and search history. Who’s right? #### The context and what the bill does The Federal Trade ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
From Jan 2017 to Dec 2018, Faso missed 8 of 1,210 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2018. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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