Rep. Robert Brady
Democrat • 1st District, Pennsylvania • 10th Term • Sworn In 1998
- 1 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 266 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 32 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 231 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
Brady was born April 7, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After high school, he worked as a carpenter. Concerned with local issues, Brady was elected as a precinct committeeman for the Democratic Party in 1968. When his wardleader, City Council President George X. Schwartz was convicted and imprisoned in the Abscam scandal, Brady was elected to succeed him as the 34th Ward Democratic Leader. Brady was a staff aide in the Philadelphia City Council and in the Pennsylvania State Senate. He has been the elected chairman of the Philadelphia Democratic Party since June, 1986, and was a member of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission from 1991 until his election to Congress in 1997.
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.442Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 05, 2015 2 Views
To amend title 18, United States Code, to extend the coverage of the Federal prohibition against hate crimes in order to provide greater prote...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1161Referred to the House Committee Feb 27, 2015 5 Views
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to designate at least one city in the United States each year as an "American Civil Rights City", and ...
H.Res.128Referred to House Judiciary Feb 26, 2015 13 Views
Recognizing the significance of the Greensboro Four Sit In.
H.R.1100Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 14 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for amounts paid by a spouse of a member of the Armed Forces f...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015