Former Rep. Laura Richardson
Democrat • California 3 Terms • Sworn In 2007
- 53 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 1 of 440) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 48 of 440)
- 581 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 2 of 441) 17 Made Into Law (Ranks 6 of 441)
Laura Richardson was born on April 14, 1962 in Los Angeles, California. Richardson was raised by a single father who belonged to the Teamsters labor union. Her father was African American and her mother was white.
At the age of six, living through the civil rights movement and having picked her first profession of public service, Ms. Richardson started on that path by getting her first job at the age of 12 and later by participating in the Olympic trials at the age of 17. She graduated from UCLA, received a Masters from USC, and went on to spend fourteen years working in corporate America. 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 purposesAye (with 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 purposesAye (with 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 ActAye (with party)January 01, 2013