Sen. Jeanne Shaheen
Democrat • New Hampshire • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2009
- 27 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 6 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 99)
- 111 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 2 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 99)
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.1054Read twice and referred Apr 22, 2015 5 Views
A bill to improve the productivity and energy efficiency of the manufacturing sector by directing the Secretary of Energy, in coordination wit...
S.957Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Apr 23, 2015 12 Views
A bill to increase access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs to help create jobs.
S.940 - Simpler Tax Filing Act of 2015Read twice and referred Apr 15, 2015 4 Views
A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to study the feasibility of providing certain taxpayers with an optional, pre-prepared tax ret...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1083Read twice and referred Apr 23, 2015 4 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require drug manufacturers to provide drug rebates for drugs dispensed to low-income...
S.1012Read twice and referred Apr 20, 2015 24 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to strengthen the earned income tax credit and make permanent certain tax provisions under t...
S.1011Read twice and referred Apr 20, 2015 21 Views
A bill to establish a State Trade and Export Promotion Grant Program.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralAye (with party)April 23, 2015
On the Cloture Motion PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralAye (with party)April 23, 2015
S. 178: Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill S. 178Aye (with party)April 22, 2015