Sen. Jeanne Shaheen
Democrat • New Hampshire • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2009
- 39 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 10 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 11 of 100)
- 194 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 9 of 100) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 100)
Jeanne Shaheen, the first woman Governor of the State of New Hampshire, as well as a former three-term State Senator, was "born in St. Charles, Missouri in 1947. She earned a B.A. in English from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania in 1969 and a master's degree in political science from the University of Mississippi in 1973. She taught high school in Mississippi and New Hampshire and operated a small business. For years, Shaheen was very active with the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League. Her initial involvement in politics was in Jimmy Carter's 1976 and 1980 campaigns in the New Hampshire presidential primary. She managed Gary Hart's primary campaign in 1984. In 1980, she was elected to the first of three state senate terms."
Shaheen was "elected to the New Hampshire State Senate in 1990 and has focused her efforts on improving education, recognizing the state university and community-technical college systems, and creating the first state-sponsored industrial research center to increase employment opportunities in New Hampshire. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.1939 - Student Protection and Success ActRead twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 15 Views
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for institutional ineligibility based on low cohort repayment rates and to require...
S.1756 - Small Business Energy Efficiency Act of 2015Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Jul 29, 2015 4 Views
A bill to help small businesses take advantage of energy efficiency.
S.1754Read twice and referred Jul 14, 2015 2 Views
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the temporary increase in number of judges presiding over the United States Co...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1960Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 1 Views
A bill to establish a statute of limitations for certain actions of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes.
S.1981 - Equal Employment for All Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 17 Views
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the ...
S.1938 - Career-Ready Student Veterans Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 21 Views
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the approval of certain programs of education for purposes of educational assistance ...
Recent Voting History
S. 1881: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1881Nay (with party)August 03, 2015
H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3236Aye (with party)July 30, 2015
H.R. 22: Transportation Funding Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 22Aye (with party)July 30, 2015