Cheney is the representative for Wyoming’s at-large district and is a Republican. She has served since Jan 3, 2017. Cheney is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2017 Report Card for Cheney.
Cheney 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 Cheney has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Liz Cheney sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Natural Resources
House Committee on Rules
- Member, Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House
Cheney was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.J.Res. 44: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land ...
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).
Cheney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cheney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6939: Restoring Local Input and Access to Public Lands Act of 2018
- H.R. 6877: Grizzly Bear State Management Act of 2018
- H.Res. 1049: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1635) to amend the loan counseling ...
- H.Res. 995: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation now faces ...
- H.Res. 983: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation now faces ...
- H.Res. 964: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 6157) making appropriations for the ...
- H.Res. 965: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 200) to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery ...
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H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
S. 1182: The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
Jul 25, 2018. Passed 366/52.
The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This amendment does not include any reforms to the program; it is only a short-term extension. The NFIP was originally set ...
H.Res. 599: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes.
Nov 13, 2017. Passed 366/30.
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 ...
H.R. 244: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
May 3, 2017. Passed 309/118.
This vote was on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, which would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2017, that is, through the end of September 2017. Prior to this vote, this bill, H.R. 244, was the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
From Jan 2017 to Sep 2018, Cheney missed 35 of 1,125 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with 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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