Rep. Bruce Braley
Democrat • 1st District, Iowa • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 31 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 27 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 270 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 183 of 440) 14 Made Into Law (Ranks 281 of 440)
Born in Brooklyn, IA, Braley earned a Bachelor's Degree from Iowa State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa. He worked as an attorney with the law firm of Dutton, Braun, Staack, and Hellman. He and his wife Carolyn have three children.
Before running for Congress, Braley had not previously held elected office. As an attorney, Braley served as president of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association. He and his wife were named couple of the year by Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeastern Iowa. Braley and his wife, Carolyn, have three children, Lisa, David and Paul. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5560 - Helping College Students Cross the Finish Line ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 17, 2014 2 Views
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a grant program for undergraduate students with financial need to assist such students ...
H.R.5509 - College Tuition and Debt Relief Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Sep 17, 2014 1 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and extend the American Opportunity Tax Credit and to increase the student loan interes...
H.R.5453Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 12, 2014 2 Views
To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum ess...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5354 - Campus Accountability and Safety ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 17, 2014 4 Views
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to combat ...
H.Res.668Referred to the House Committee Jul 14, 2014 2 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of the Community Development Block Grant program.
H.R.5083 - Medicare DMEPOS Audit Improvement and Reform (AIR) Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 18, 2014 5 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve audit effectiveness and efficiency in paying for durable medical equipment, prosthe...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyNay (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActNay (with party)December 11, 2014