Joe Cunningham Recognized as One of the Most Bipartisan Members of Congress
August 27th, 2019 | Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Cunningham (SC-01) is one of the most bipartisan Democrats in Congress and the most bipartisan Democratic freshman in Congress, according to a new report from Quorum Analytics reviewing the first seven months of the 116th Congress.
“Joe promised to put Lowcountry over party when he ran for Congress, and now he’s walking the walk,” said Cunningham Campaign Manager Allie Watters. “Not enough elected officials keep their promises, but Joe is proving he’s different.”
Among the bipartisan legislation introduced by Cunningham so far:
The Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act – introduced with Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL), would permanently ban offshore drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts.
The VA Community Infrastructure Act – introduced with Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), would allow the VA to partner with state and local governments for infrastructure projects that support VA medical facilities.
The CLAY Act – introduced with Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), would lower the cost of prescription drugs for low income individuals.
The Keeping Our Promises Act – introduced with Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR), would help veterans exposed to Agent Orange by expanding the list of the VA’s covered conditions.
The VA Emergency Transportation Act – introduced with Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), would allow the VA to reimburse veterans for ambulance transportation required during their medical treatment.