Rep. Jim Matheson
Democrat • 4th District, Utah • 7th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 10 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 257 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 205 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 257 of 439) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 60 of 439)
Matheson was born March 21, 1960 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended Harvard University (BA) and the University of California, Los Angeles (MBA). As a Democrat, he is a rarity in Utah politics. He is more conservative than most Democrats and was elected from a district where George W. Bush won 77% of the vote in 2004. Matheson faces stiff challenges from Republicans every election cycle.
- Today: 17
- Past Seven Days: 66
- All-Time: 34,351
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4290 - Wakefield Act of 2014Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No Jul 24, 2014 54 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program.
H.R.4023 - Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 14, 2014 46 Views
To promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for...
H.R.3245 - Medicare Home Health Fraud Reduction ActReferred to the Subcommittee Oct 11, 2013 2 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a maximum threshold for episode reimbursement to skilled home health agencies und...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5152 - Savings, Accountability, Value, and Efficiency III Act of 2014Referred to House Veterans' Affairs Jul 17, 2014 10 Views
To save the Federal Government money by reducing duplication and increasing efficiency, and for other purposes.
H.R.5157Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 12 Views
To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to waive certain requirements relating to the approval o...
H.R.5078 - Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014Ordered to be Reported Jul 16, 2014 22 Views
To preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5081: Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5081 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.Con.Res. 105: Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific, subsequent statutory authorization.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, As Amended: H CON RES 105 Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from IraqAye (with party)July 25, 2014