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Our unique analysis of the bills Capito has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Capito is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Shelley Capito sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
- Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
- Joint Committee on the Library
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Capito sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (37%) Environmental Protection (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Health (12%) Labor and Employment (4%) Transportation and Public Works (4%) Taxation (4%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%)
Some of Capito’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2872: A bill to require the Government Accountability Office to submit to Congress a ...
- S. 2882: A bill to facilitate efficient State implementation of ground-level ozone standards, and for ...
- S.Res. 454: A resolution recognizing the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response program on its ...
- S. 2823: Steel Industry Preservation Act
- S. 2786: Rural Access to Hospice Act of 2016
- S. 2542: Cradle Act
- S.Res. 342: A resolution congratulating the women’s volleyball team of Wheeling Jesuit University on winning ...
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From Jan 2015 to Apr 2016, Capito missed 3 of 404 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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