Our unique analysis of the bills Henry 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Henry is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Henry sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (29%) Taxation (24%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Health (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%) Commerce (6%)
Some of Henry’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 514 (103rd): To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for ...
- H.R. 6101 (102nd): Worker Protection Warnings Act of 1992
- H.R. 4914 (102nd): Strategic Manufacturing Alliance Act of 1992
- H.R. 4787 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit penalty-free withdrawals ...
- H.R. 4595 (102nd): American Math and Science Student Support Act
- H.R. 4417 (102nd): Department of Manufacturing and Commerce Act of 1992
- H.R. 3044 (102nd): Defense Manufacturing Engineering Education Act of 1991
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From Jan 1985 to Jul 1993, Henry missed 456 of 4,052 roll call votes, which is 11.3%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1993. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills