Sen. Mark Pryor
Democrat • Arkansas • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2003
- 44 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 33 of 98) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 51 of 98)
- 186 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 70 of 100) 6 Made Into Law (Ranks 44 of 100)
Pryor was born January 10, 1963 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He earned his B.A in History from the University of Arkansas in 1985 and his J.D. from the University of Arkansas in 1988. He worked as an attorney in private practice for more than ten years before being elected to office. He was a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1991-1998 and served as the Arkansas Attorney General from 1999-2002. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2000. He is the son of former Senator and governor David Pryor.
Pryor defeated incumbent Republican Tim Hutchinson in 2002 to gain his seat. He was the only Democrat to defeat a Republican incumbent in that election cycle. Read More...
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- Joint Economic Committee
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2835 - Storm Shelter Affordability Act of 2014Read twice and referred Sep 17, 2014 3 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable tax credit for certain storm shelters.
S.2815 - Farmer Flexibility Act of 2014Read twice and referred Sep 16, 2014 3 Views
A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to extend the term of marketing assistance loans in cases...
S.2735Read twice and referred Jul 31, 2014 4 Views
A bill to provide for an extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2924Read twice and referred Nov 13, 2014 19 Views
A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant material...
S.Res.557Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 17, 2014 9 Views
A resolution designating the week beginning October 19, 2014, as "National Character Counts Week".
S.Res.548Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 16, 2014 2 Views
A resolution designating November 29, 2014, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally ...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN1345: Stephen R. Bough, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of MissouriAye (with party)December 16, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1345: Stephen R. Bough, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of MissouriAye (with party)December 16, 2014
H.R. 5771: Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2014
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 5771Aye (with party)December 16, 2014