Our unique analysis of the bills Portman has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Portman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Portman for more statistics.
Robert “Rob” Portman sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Finance
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth
- Member, Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
- Member, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
- Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
- Senate Committee on the Budget
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Portman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (24%) Health (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Taxation (12%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) International Affairs (7%)
Some of Portman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3274: A bill to counter foreign disinformation and propaganda, and for other purposes.
- S. 3111: Seniors Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2016
- S.Res. 493: A resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States ...
- S. 2971: National Urban Search and Rescue Response System Act of 2016
- S. 2965: A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located ...
- S. 2822: Flexibility in Electronic Health Record Reporting Act
- S. 2809: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to preserve taxpayers’ ...
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From Jan 2011 to Jul 2016, Portman missed 27 of 1,616 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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