Read our 2017 Report Card for Granger.
Granger 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 Granger has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Kay Granger sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Chair, Subcommittee on Defense
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
Granger was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2772 (114th): Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2016
- H.R. 3658 (113th): Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2014
- H.R. 2855 (113th): Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2014
- H.R. 3988 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3701 Altamesa Boulevard in Fort Worth, Texas, as the “Master Sergeant Kenneth N. Mack Post ...
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).
Granger sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Granger’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5135: Securing Children in Schools Act of 2018
- H.R. 4877: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018
- H.R. 3219: Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018
- H.R. 2532: Vulnerable Children and Families Act of 2017
- H.R. 769: Safeguard Israel Act of 2017
- H.R. 5912 (114th): Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017
- H.Con.Res. 64 (114th): Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for ...
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H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 2126 (113th): Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014
Mar 5, 2014. Passed 375/36.
H.R. 3521 (112th): Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2012
Feb 8, 2012. Passed 254/173.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.R. 6532 (110th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance.
Jul 23, 2008. Passed 387/37.
From Jan 1997 to Mar 2018, Granger missed 870 of 14,322 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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