Former Rep. Bruce Braley
Democrat • Iowa 4 Terms • Sworn In 2007
- 31 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 27 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 436)
- 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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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