Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. John Katko

Rep. John Katko

Republican, New York, 24th District
Office 202-225-3701 | @RepJohnKatko | Facebook

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Grade

5

Votes for Children

10

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

7

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Katko has taken 5 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 1 bill and cosponsored 9 bills to help children. Rep. Katko has taken 7 actions we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 400 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Katko has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted against H.R.1 the For the People Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.1280 the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.1319 the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.1446 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.1603 the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.1620 the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1738 the Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.199 the Direct Support for Communities Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2028 the Fostering Postsecondary Success for Foster and Homeless Youth Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2054 the No Surprise Bills for New Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3083 the Foster Youth Mentoring Act of 2021.


  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.447 the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.485 the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.

  • voted against H.R.51 the Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.586 the STANDUP Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.783 the Summer Meals Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.826 the Divided Families Reunification Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.909 the Moms Matter 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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