Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Joe Morelle

Rep. Joe Morelle

Democrat, New York, 25th District
Office 202-225-3615 | @repjoemorelle | Facebook

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Grade

17

Votes for Children

66

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

Rep. Morelle represents a district with a child poverty rate of 19.9 percent. 9.6 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 19 percent are food insecure, and 1.8 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. Morelle has taken 17 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 2 bills and cosponsored 64 bills to help children. Rep. Morelle has taken 0 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 800 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Morelle has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted for H.R.1112 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.1122 the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1185 the FAMILY Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1236 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1266 the Ghost Guns Are Guns Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1279 the Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1296 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1364 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1367 the CAMRA Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1454 the COOL OFF Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1560 the American Family Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1695 the Community Services Block Grant Reauthorization Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1878 the IDEA Full Funding Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1884 the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions and Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1897 the MOMMA’s Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2480 the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2527 the Vaccinate All Children Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2653 the Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2019.


  • co-sponsored H.R.2708 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2775 the Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2862 the VACCINES Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2867 the Ethan’s Law.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2902 the Maternal CARE Act.

  • voted for H.R.2940 the To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019..

  • co-sponsored H.R.2966 the Fostering Success in Higher Education Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3076 the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3077 the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3114 the Every Child Deserves a Family Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3157 the Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3214 the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3378 the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.3401 the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3452 the Help Separated Families Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3606 the High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act.


  • co-sponsored H.R.3799 the Reuniting Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3842 the Preventing Lead Poisoning Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4 the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4243 the Rural Maternal and Obstetric Modernization of Services Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4674 the College Affordability Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4995 the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2019.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.5 the Equality Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.511 the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5191 the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5349 the Protect SNAP Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.541 the Keep Families Together Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5717 the Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.582 the Raise the Wage Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.6074 the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6150 the Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6187 the MEALS Act.

  • voted for H.R.6201 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6275 the Supporting Students in Response to Coronavirus Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6420 the All Dependent Children Count Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6797 the CHIPPER Act.

  • voted for H.R.6800 the The Heroes Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6838 the Emergency Funding for Child Protection Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6918 the Paycheck Recovery Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.7027 the Child Care Is Essential Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.7120 the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020.

  • voted for H.R.7301 the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.7302 the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act.

  • voted for H.R.7327 the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.748 the CARES Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.7764 the Child Nutrition Relief Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.7860 the Expanding Access to Emergency Meals Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.7887 the Pandemic Child Hunger Prevention Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.7909 the Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.8294 the To amend the National Apprenticeship Act and expand the national apprenticeship system to include apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeship registered under such Act, to promote the furtherance of labor standards necessary to safeguar.

  • co-sponsored H.R.865 the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.939 the SECURE Firearm Storage Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.95 the Homeless Veteran Families Act.

  • As with any scorecard, this tool is inherently limited. Some members may score differently than they might expect because a committee assignment requires they work primarily on issues outside the scope of CDF’s portfolio. Additionally, because the important work done by leadership in Congress is not entirely captured by our model, Members of Congress in leadership roles tend to appear near the middle of our range of grades. There are some data limitations as well. A truly comprehensive measure of action taken on behalf of children would likely include things like floor statements, committee votes, votes on amendments, public leadership, and much more. An expansion of this Report Card to include those additional data may be possible in the future.

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