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Bob Casey Jr Committee Assignments

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Casey.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Casey is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the Senate 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 Casey has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr. sits on the following committees:

  • Ranking Member, Senate Special Committee on Aging
  • Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
    • Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition, Agricultural Research, and Specialty Crops
    • Member, Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources
    • Member, Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security
  • Senate Committee on Finance
  • Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Enacted Legislation

Casey was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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 about one third or more 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Casey sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (26%)Taxation (18%)Education (14%)Labor and Employment (14%)International Affairs (9%)Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)Transportation and Public Works (6%)Agriculture and Food (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Casey’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Casey’s VoteVote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed 72/26.
Nay H.R. 636: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016
Jul 13, 2016. Motion Agreed to 89/4.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for fiscal year 2017. The bill was introduced as the America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015, and it passed the House in that form on February 13, ...
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to 83/16.
H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a major bipartisan transportation bill that would authorize funding ...
Yea S. 1: Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act
Mar 4, 2015. Veto Sustained 62/37.
On the first day of this Congress, January 3, 2015, 241 bills were introduced in the House and Senate. Legislation introduced on Day 1 is often meant to send a bold statement that “these are our top priorities” by party leadership, so the bill labeled ...
Yea S. 1: Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act
Jan 29, 2015. Bill Passed 62/36.
On the first day of this Congress, January 3, 2015, 241 bills were introduced in the House and Senate. Legislation introduced on Day 1 is often meant to send a bold statement that “these are our top priorities” by party leadership, so the bill labeled ...
Yea H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
Nay H.R. 2642 (113th): Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
Feb 4, 2014. Conference Report Agreed to 68/32.
Nay H.R. 658 (112th): FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012
Feb 6, 2012. Conference Report Agreed to 75/20.
Nay H.R. 3080 (112th): United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct 12, 2011. Bill Passed 83/15.
Yea H.R. 4853 (111th): Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec 15, 2010. Motion Agreed to 81/19.
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Pub.L. 111–312, H.R. 4853, 124 Stat. 3296, enacted December 17, 2010), also known as the 2010 Tax Relief Act, was passed by the United States Congress on December 16, 2010, and signed into ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Mar 2018, Casey missed 34 of 3,372 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 1.4% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Time PeriodVotes EligibleMissed VotesPercentPercentile
2007 Jan-Mar12600.0%0th
2007 Apr-Jun11200.0%0th
2007 Jul-Sep11900.0%0th
2007 Oct-Dec8500.0%0th
2008 Jan-Mar8500.0%0th
2008 Apr-Jun7700.0%0th
2008 Jul-Sep4700.0%0th
2008 Oct-Dec600.0%0th
2009 Jan-Mar11800.0%0th
2009 Apr-Jun9600.0%0th
2009 Jul-Sep8900.0%0th
2009 Oct-Dec9400.0%0th
2010 Jan-Mar10810.9%50th
2010 Apr-Jun9600.0%0th
2010 Jul-Sep4400.0%0th
2010 Nov-Dec5100.0%0th
2011 Jan-Mar4600.0%0th
2011 Apr-Jun5823.4%63rd
2011 Jul-Sep4912.0%48th
2011 Oct-Dec8200.0%0th
2012 Jan-Mar6300.0%0th
2012 Apr-Jun10932.8%81st
2012 Jul-Sep2813.6%61st
2012 Nov-Dec5000.0%0th
2013 Jan-Jan100.0%0th
2013 Jan-Mar9200.0%0th
2013 Apr-Jun7622.6%59th
2013 Jul-Sep4300.0%0th
2013 Oct-Dec8045.0%76th
2014 Jan-Mar9344.3%84th
2014 Apr-Jun123108.1%83rd
2014 Jul-Sep5400.0%0th
2014 Nov-Dec9600.0%0th
2015 Jan-Mar13500.0%0th
2015 Apr-Jun8511.2%46th
2015 Jul-Sep5200.0%0th
2015 Oct-Dec6700.0%0th
2016 Jan-Mar3812.6%45th
2016 Apr-Jun7933.8%76th
2016 Jul-Sep3400.0%0th
2016 Nov-Dec1200.0%0th
2017 Jan-Mar10100.0%0th
2017 Apr-Jun5400.0%0th
2017 Jul-Sep5300.0%0th
2017 Oct-Dec11700.0%0th
2018 Jan-Mar4912.0%58th

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr. is pronounced:

RO-bert // KAY-see

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LetterSounds As In
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Capital letters indicate a stressed syllable.

Contact Information

Washington, D.C. Webmail
http://www.casey.senate.gov/contact/

General Website
https://plus.google.com/+SenatorBobCasey/posts

Washington, D.C. Website
http://casey.senate.gov/

Office Social Media

General Website - Instagram
https://instagram.com/senbobcasey/

Washington, D.C.
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Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-6324
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District
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Bellefonte, PA 16823
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District
Grant Building
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District
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Scranton, PA 18503
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District
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Allentown, PA 18101
Phone: 610-782-9470
Fax: 610-782-9474

District
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Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-874-5080
Fax: 814-874-5084

District
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-405-9660
Fax: 215-405-9669

District
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Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 717-231-7540
Fax: 717-231-7542
Toll Free: 866-461-9159

Key Staff
Larry Smar
Media Director
383 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-6324
Fax: 202-228-0604
Toll Free: 866-802-2833

Key Staff
James Brown
Chief of Staff
383 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-6324
Fax: 202-228-0604
Toll Free: 866-802-2833

Key Staff
Kristen Gentile
Scheduler
383 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-6324
Fax: 202-228-0604
Toll Free: 866-802-2833

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