Our unique analysis of the bills McNulty sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McNulty is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McNulty was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 480 (108th): To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 747 Broadway in Albany, New York, as the “United States Postal Service Henry Johnson Annex”.
- H.R. 1143 (102nd): To authorize a study of nationally significant places in American labor history.
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.
McNulty sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Labor and Employment (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Energy (9%) Law (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)
Some of McNulty’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3046 (110th): Social Security Number Privacy and Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2007
- H.R. 2164 (110th): Medicare Ambulance Payment Extension Act
- H.R. 857 (110th): To clarify the rules of origin for certain textile and apparel products.
- H.R. 550 (110th): Securing America’s Energy Independence Act of 2007
- H.R. 490 (110th): Mohawk River Hydroelectric Projects Licensing Act of 2007
- H.R. 4375 (109th): Mohawk River Hydroelectric Projects Licensing Act of 2005
- H.R. 2897 (109th): To amend title 4, United States Code, to provide for the proper ...
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From Jan 1989 to Dec 2008, McNulty missed 573 of 12,006 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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