Legislative Work


As a Member of Congress, I make decisions on hundreds of issues our country is facing today. Below is a list of some of the more prevalent issues and a short summary of my stance on them. If you have questions about my position on an issue that isn’t listed below, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Co-sponsored Legislation

I have supported many pieces of legislation that aim to better this country while maintaining our core values. To learn more about the legislation I have cosponsored, please click on the links below. They will take you to the Thomas website, which is operated by the Library of Congress.

How a Bill Becomes Law

The legislative process can be difficult to understand with the twists and turns it takes to make a bill a law. Here, you can follow the steps of how a bill can become public law. In addition, I have given you a real-life example of how one of my bills, H.R. 728 the "Small Watershed Rehabilitation Amendment of 2000," became Public Law 106-472.

Voting Record

Learn how to view my latest votes made in Congress.