Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Phil Roe

Rep. Phil Roe

Republican, Tennessee, 1st District
Office 202-225-6356 | @DrPhilRoe | Facebook

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Grade

5

Votes for Children

7

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

13

Actions Against the Interests of Children

Rep. Roe represents a district with a child poverty rate of 26.2 percent. 12.2 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 21.3 percent are food insecure, and 3.6 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. Roe has taken 5 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 1 bill and cosponsored 6 bills to help children. Rep. Roe has taken 13 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 500 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Roe has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted against 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.155 the Hearing Protection Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1753 the Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2468 the School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act.

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

  • 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.3000 the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act.

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

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.3665 the School Violence Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.38 the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019.

  • voted against H.R.5 the Equality Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5202 the Protecting Critical Services for Mothers and Babies Act.

  • voted against H.R.582 the Raise the Wage Act.

  • voted against 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.

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

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

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

  • voted against H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.897 the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.95 the Homeless Veteran Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.979 the Refundable Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Reform Act of 2019.

  • 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.

    For more information on the methodology of this report card visit this page.

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