Our unique analysis of the bills Biggert sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Biggert is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Biggert sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (26%) Housing and Community Development (14%) Health (14%) Education (14%) Taxation (9%) Families (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)
Some of Biggert’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6597 (112th): EACH Act
- H.Res. 811 (112th): Supporting the goals and ideals of American Education Week.
- H.R. 6454 (112th): Department of Energy High-End Computing Act of 2012
- H.R. 6229 (112th): United States Fire Administration Reauthorization Act of 2012
- H.R. 5740 (112th): National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act
- H.R. 4982 (112th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
- H.R. 4628 (112th): Interest Rate Reduction Act
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From Jan 1999 to Jan 2013, Biggert missed 68 of 9,782 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 22 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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