Read our 2017 Report Card for Faso.
Faso 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 Faso has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
John Faso sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Agriculture
- House Committee on the Budget
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Member, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
- Member, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
- Member, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
Faso was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4722: 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 sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Faso’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6569: RETILE Act
- H.R. 5899: School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2018
- H.Res. 887: 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
- H.R. 5420: FDR Historic Preservation Act
- H.Res. 793: Recognizing the importance of the Upper Delaware River in New York State.
|Faso’s Vote||Vote Description|
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.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
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 ...
From Jan 2017 to Sep 2018, Faso missed 8 of 1,109 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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