Democratic Representative Ron Barber of Arizona
|Rep. Barber's Liberal Action Score: 0|
The Liberal Action Score is calculated by compiling a series of measured liberal actions (both roll call voting and bill cosponsorship) in the 112th Congress and comparing Ron Barber's behavior against a liberal standard:
A score of 0 means that Representative Barber has participated in 0% of our slate of liberal actions in the 112th Congress.
Representative Barber has failed to take any of the slate of liberal actions we have identified for the 112th Congress.
- Respect for constitutional protections of American civil liberty
- Transparency and public access in government
- Equal treatment of people under law
- The respect and pursuit of empirical knowledge through support for science and education
- Protection of the Earth's environmental richness
- Strengthening of economic opportunity for all
- Pursuit of peaceful solutions and opposition to militarism in policy
Liberal Bills Congressman Barber has failed to support through cosponsorship:
Rep. Ron Barber has not taken any conservative action on the That's My Congress scorecard during the 112th Congress.
Recent legislative news in which Ron Barber plays a part:
Hyperactivity and Lassitude in the House of Representatives, 2012
Some members of Congress are more active than others. Ron Barber [D-AZ-8] can be forgiven for not introducing any legislation by July of 2012 -- he was only sworn in on June of 2012 after winning a special election for Arizona's 8th Congressional District. But Jerry Lewis [R-CA-41], a veteran member of Congress, has no such excuse. Rep. Lewis has authored no legislation at all -- not even a single amendment -- during the 112th Congress of 2011-2012.
Joining Representatives Barber and Lewis are the following members of the House who have introduced fewer than four bills or amendments since they were last elected: David Scott [D-GA-13], Bob Gibbs [R-OH-18], John Olver [D-MA-1], Martha Roby [R-AL-2], Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL-21], Luis Gutierrez [D-IL-4],... [more]