Rep. Randy Feenstra
Representative for Iowa’s 4th District
pronounced RAN-dee // FEEN-struh
Feenstra did not request any earmarks for fiscal year 2024.
Most representatives from both parties requested earmarks for fiscal year 2024. Rather than being distributed through a formula or competitive process administered by the executive branch, earmarks may direct spending where it is most needed for the legislator's district. More about FY2024 earmark requests from Demand Progress Education Fund »
Read our 2022 Report Card for Feenstra.
Feenstra 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Feenstra has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2019 to Sep 22, 2023. See full analysis methodology.
Randy Feenstra sits on the following committees:
Feenstra sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (25%) Science, Technology, Communications (22%) Energy (14%) International Affairs (8%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Taxation (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Education (6%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Feenstra recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Res. 724: Honoring the life and legacy of Jack Trice.
- H.R. 5707: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude debt held by …
- H.R. 5167: Protecting Girls with Turner Syndrome Act of 2023
- H.R. 5078: FARMLAND Act of 2023
- H.R. 4904: Build the Wall and Fight Fentanyl Act of 2023
- H.R. 4860: PROTECT the Second Amendment Act
- H.R. 4612: FRIDGE Act of 2023
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2021 to Sep 2023, Feenstra missed 5 of 1,414 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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