Former Rep. Lynn Woolsey
Democrat • California 10 Terms • Sworn In 1993
- 19 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 52 of 438) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 14 of 438)
- 510 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 4 of 440) 9 Made Into Law (Ranks 58 of 440)
Woolsey was born November 3, 1937 in Seattle, Washington, was educated at the University of Washington and the University of San Francisco, and was a human resources manager and personnel service owner, a teacher at the College of Marin and the Dominican University of San Rafael, and a member of the Petaluma, California City Council before entering the House.
In 1992 Woolsey ran to to succeed Congresswoman Barbara Boxer who successfully made a bid for the Senate. Woolsey, as the only Sonoma County candidate, defeated Republican Assemblyman Bill Filante, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor and was unable to campaign much. She hasn't faced serious opposition since. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.R. 8: "Fiscal cliff" bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H R 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposesAbstain (against party)January 01, 2013
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 844 Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 8) to extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposesAbstain (against party)January 01, 2013
H.R. 4212: Drywall Safety Act of 2012
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 4212 Drywall Safety ActAbstain (against party)January 01, 2013