Former Larry Craig
Republican • 8 Terms • Sworn In 1981
- 23 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 75 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 49 of 433)
- 235 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 41 of 436) 7 Made Into Law (Ranks 64 of 436)
Craig was born July 20, 1945 in Idaho, where he was raised and educated, earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Idaho in 1969. He was elected to the Idaho State Senate in 1974. By this time he was also a farmer and rancher.
He was a member of the Idaho State Senate until 1980, when he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, of which he was a member from 1981 until 1991. During his tenure as a member of the House of Representatives, he strongly supported the Balanced Budget Amendment and President Reagan's push to expand vocational education. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.R. 7005: Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008
On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 7005. )Abstain (against party)December 11, 2008
H.R. 6867: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008
On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 6867 )Aye (with party)November 20, 2008
H.R. 1424: Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
On Passage of the Bill (H. R. 1424 As Amended )Aye (with party)October 01, 2008