Sen. James Inhofe
Republican • Oklahoma • 5th Term • Sworn In 1994
- 25 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 45 of 99) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 99)
- 157 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 50 of 100) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 44 of 100)
Inhofe was born November 17, 1934 in Des Moines, Iowa and moved with his family to Tulsa when he was a child. He served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1956 (though some sources claim he served from 1957 to 1958) never rising above private and never leaving American shores. https://ausa.org/govaffairs/OnceASoldier.pdf
Several years later he became president of the Quaker Life Insurance Company. He became active in Republican politics in the mid-1960s. He was a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1967 to 1969, and a member of the Oklahoma Senate from 1969 until 1977, the last four of those years as minority leader. (He gained a degree in economics while serving as an Oklahoma State Senator.) http://inhofe.senate.gov/biography.htm During his tenure there Inhofe ran twice for election to other positions: for Governor of Oklahoma in 1974, losing to Democrat David L. Boren, and in 1976 losing a race to represent Oklahoma's First Congressional District (which was based in Tulsa) to incumbent Democrat James R. Jones. Read More...
- Today: 9
- Past Seven Days: 43
- All-Time: 51,496
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2262 - CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2015Read twice and referred Nov 10, 2015 14 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal cancer screening te...
S.1987 - Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 1 Views
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act relating to lead-based paint renovation and remodeling activities.
S.1988 - Enhancing Security for Military Personnel Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 4 Views
A bill to enhance the security of military personnel at United States military installations and operating locations.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Con.Res.25Referred to the Committee Nov 19, 2015 51 Views
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the President should submit the Paris climate change agreement to the Senate for...
S.Res.315Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Nov 18, 2015 31 Views
A resolution expressing support for the goals of both National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of ado...
S.J.Res.25Read twice and referred Nov 17, 2015 35 Views
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Administra...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN629: Peter William Bodde, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to LibyaAye (with party)November 19, 2015
S. 1177: Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2015
On the Cloture Motion S. 1177Aye (with party)November 18, 2015
S.J.Res. 23: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units".
On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 23Aye (with party)November 17, 2015