Our unique analysis of the bills Reed 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). Reed is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Reed for more statistics.
John “Jack” Reed sits on the following committees:
- Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Armed Services
- Ex Officio, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
- Member, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
Reed sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (25%) Health (18%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Taxation (4%)
Some of Reed’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3162: S.T.O.R.A.G.E. Act
- S. 2835: A bill to amend the National Dam Safety Program Act to establish a ...
- S. 2819: Healthy Housing Council Act of 2016
- S. 2818: Title X Amendments Act of 2016
- S.Res. 427: A resolution designating April 2016 as “Financial Literacy Month”.
- S. 2716: A bill to update the oil and gas and mining industry guides of ...
- S. 2419: Educator Preparation Reform Act
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From Jan 1997 to Jul 2016, Reed missed 35 of 6,206 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than 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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