Our unique analysis of the bills Gregg sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gregg is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gregg was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 1932 (109th): Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
- S. 15 (108th): Project BioShield Act of 2004
- S. 1929 (108th): Mental Health Parity Reauthorization Act of 2003
- S. 1015 (108th): Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act
- S. 342 (108th): Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003
- H.J.Res. 526 (100th): A joint resolution designating November 27 through December 3, 1988, as “National Sir Winston Churchill Recognition Week”.
- H.R. 3921 (98th): New Hampshire Wilderness Act of 1984
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 about one third or more 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).
Gregg sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Health (14%) Commerce (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)
Some of Gregg’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 679 (111th): A resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Weeks Law.
- S.Res. 675 (111th): A resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Weeks Law.
- S.Res. 480 (111th): A resolution condemning the continued detention of Burmese democracy leader Daw Aung ...
- S. 2797 (111th): Military Voter Compliant States Act of 2009
- S. 1844 (111th): A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on ski poles.
- S. 1611 (111th): Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2009
- S. 1318 (111th): Axe the Stimulus Plaques Act
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H.R. 4853 (111th): Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec 15, 2010. Motion Agreed to 81/19.
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Pub.L. 111–312, H.R. 4853, 124 Stat. 3296, enacted December 17, 2010), also known as the 2010 Tax Relief Act, was passed by the United States Congress on December 16, 2010, and signed into ...
On the Nomination PN64-6: Timothy F. Geithner, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury
Jan 26, 2009. Nomination Confirmed 60/34.
S.J.Res. 5 (111th): A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
Jan 15, 2009. Joint Resolution Defeated 42/52.
H.R. 2419 (110th): Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Dec 14, 2007. Bill Passed 79/14.
The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–234, H.R. 2419, 122 Stat. 923, enacted May 22, 2008, also known as the 2008 U.S. Farm Bill) was a $288 billion, five-year agricultural policy bill that was passed into law by the United States Congress ...
On the Nomination PN177: Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., in the Army, to be General
Feb 8, 2007. Nomination Confirmed 83/14.
From Feb 1993 to Dec 2010, Gregg missed 222 of 6,233 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills