Rep. Donna Edwards
Democrat • 4th District, Maryland • 5th Term • Sworn In 2008
- 3 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 145 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 41 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 151 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
Donna Edwards grew up in a military family, living in various places around the world. She attended Wake Forest University and after college went to work for the Lockheed Corporation with the Spacelab program. Following the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Edwards changed careers and went into law, receiving her J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law School in New Hampshire. As a lawyer, Edwards has focused on public interest work. She was co-founder and the first executive director of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, worked on campaign finance reform for Public Citizen and as the executive director of the Center for a New Democracy, and in 2000 became executive director of the Arca Foundation.
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- Past Seven Days: 35
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1121Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 3 Views
To encourage online workforce training.
H.J.Res.36Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 11 Views
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditur...
H.R.785 - Federal Employee Pension Fairness Act of 2015Referred to House Foreign Affairs Feb 05, 2015 7 Views
To repeal the revised annuity employee and further revised annuity employee categories within the Federal Employees Retirement System, and for...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.137Referred to the House Committee Mar 03, 2015 5 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month.
H.Con.Res.21Referred to the House Committee Mar 03, 2015 1 Views
Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.
H.R.1192Referred to the House Committee Mar 02, 2015 6 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes,...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
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