Ribble was the representative for Wisconsin’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2011 to 2016.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Ribble.
Ribble is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 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 Ribble sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ribble was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 1228 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 123 South 9th Street in De Pere, Wisconsin, as the “Corporal Justin D. Ross Post ...
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).
Ribble sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (31%) Agriculture and Food (15%) Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Animals (8%)
Some of Ribble’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5806 (114th): Do Your Job Act
- H.Res. 831 (114th): Promoting awareness of motorcycle profiling and encourage collaboration and communication with the ...
- H.R. 5747 (114th): S.O.S. Act of 2016
- H.R. 5627 (114th): To adopt the monarch butterfly as the national butterfly of the United ...
- H.R. 4732 (114th): Advancing Medical Resident Training in Community Hospitals Act of 2016
- H.R. 3488 (114th): Safe, Flexible, and Efficient Trucking Act of 2015
- H.R. 2884 (114th): To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 ...
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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.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
H.R. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
H.R. 3857 (112th): Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act
Sep 12, 2012. Passed 355/62.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 1540 (112th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Dec 14, 2011. Passed 283/136.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Ribble missed 81 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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