How congress scores.


With the job approval rating of the United States Congress as low as 10 percent in recent polls, it may be surprising to learn that the majority of lawmakers has voted with business and supported Financial Executives International's initiatives more than half of the time. More noteworthy is the fact that 48 percent of House members and 22 percent of senators have voted with FEI 100 percent of the time.

These are the findings of the newly-developed FEI Congressional Scorecard, which was created to rate lawmakers' records on votes taken in Congress that relate to FEI's priority issues.

FEI's Government Affairs department in Washington, D.C., developed the scorecard by identifying key votes from the 112th Congress (2011-present) based on FEI advocacy committees and its overall memberships' priorities and calculating the percentage of times lawmakers cast...

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