University study deems Jim Jordan ineffective at passing legislation, says other Ohioans get better results


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Is Rep. Jim Jordan among the least effective members of Congress? Researchers at the Center for Effective Lawmaking – a joint project between academics at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University – seem to think so.

The organization last week released a report evaluating how successful individual Congress members were at moving their legislative agenda items through Congress over the past two years. It examined the bills each member sponsored, whether they advanced through the legislative process and were signed into law, and the significance of that legislation. It ranked members within their own parties to avoid penalizing those in the legislative minority.

The study rated Jordan as the 202nd most effective Republican in the House of Representatives out of 205 it examined. Cincinnati’s Steve Chabot scored best among Ohio Republicans in the House,…

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