Read our 2016 Report Card for Cartwright.
Our unique analysis of the bills Cartwright has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cartwright is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Matthew Cartwright sits on the following committees:
Cartwright was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Cartwright sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Education (17%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Energy (10%) Environmental Protection (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Taxation (8%)
Some of Cartwright’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1120: To promote and ensure delivery of high quality special education and related services ...
- H.R. 902: Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2017
- H.R. 855: SAVINGS Act
- H.R. 627: Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017
- H.R. 488: Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2017
- H.R. 301: NIST Plumbing Research Act of 2017
- H.R. 6485 (114th): Improving Care for Vulnerable Older Citizens through Workforce Advancement Act of 2016
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|Cartwright’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed 263/146.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.Con.Res. 105 (113th): Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in ...
Jul 25, 2014. Passed 370/40.
From Jan 2013 to Feb 2017, Cartwright missed 39 of 2,628 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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