Sen. Mark Pryor
Democrat • Arkansas • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2003
- 42 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 32 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 31 of 100)
- 175 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 71 of 100) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 27 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
- Senate Committee on Appropriations
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- Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Department of Defense
- Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
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- Communications, Technology, and the Internet
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- Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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- Financial and Contracting Oversight
- Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
- the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
- Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- Senate Select Committee on Ethics
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2735Read twice and referred Jul 31, 2014 4 Views
A bill to provide for an extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act.
S.2729 - Private Landowner Protection Act of 2014Read twice and referred Jul 31, 2014 6 Views
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior to publish and make available for public comment a...
S.2680 - Buy it in America ActRead twice and referred Jul 29, 2014 1 Views
A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a voluntary program under which manufacturers may have products certified as meeting t...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.539Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 09, 2014 42 Views
A resolution relative to the death of James M. Jeffords, former United States Senator for the State of Vermont.
S.2757 - National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2014Read twice and referred Jul 31, 2014 8 Views
A bill to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes.
S.2758Read twice and referred Jul 31, 2014 5 Views
A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to modernize C-130 aircraft using alternative communication, navigation, surveillance, and ...
Recent Voting History
On the Cloture Motion PN1931: Stephen G. Burns, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2019Aye (with party)September 15, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1930: Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015Aye (with party)September 15, 2014
S. 2199: Paycheck Fairness Act
On the Cloture Motion S. 2199Aye (with party)September 15, 2014