Rep. Bruce Braley
Democrat • 1st District, Iowa • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 28 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 31 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 262 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 168 of 438) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 438)
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.5123 - Country-of-Origin Labeling for Fuels ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 16, 2014 2 Views
To require the Secretary of Energy to implement country-of-origin disclosure requirements with respect to motor vehicle fuels, and for other p...
H.R.4964 - Seniors' Access to Social Security Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2014 2 Views
To direct the Commissioner of Social Security to continue to make Social Security number printouts and benefit verification letters available ...
H.R.4595 - School Bus Safety ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 1 Views
To encourage school bus safety.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5354 - Campus Accountability and Safety ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Aug 01, 2014 21 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 4 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 House Ways and Means Jul 11, 2014 1 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.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014