William Sarpalius

William Clarence "Bill" Sarpalius is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, who from 1989 to 1995 represented Texas's 13th congressional district, a large tract of land which includes the Texas Panhandle eastward to Wichita Falls, Texas. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
William Sarpalius has 96 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1991 with 28 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1994 with an average of 538 views per program.

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U.S. Representative, D-TX 13th January 3, 1989 - January 3, 1995 Videos: 96

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives met for the last session of the 103rd Congress. Members debated the General Agreement on…

  • Crime Legislation Debate

    Crime Legislation Debate

    This was a portion of the Sunday August 21st debate on crime legislation in the House. The House passed a revised conference report,…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The U.S. House met and discussed the Federal Crop Insurance Reform legislation.

  • House Session

    House Session

    United State House of Representative on May 19, 1994 that included passing of the Black Lung Benefits Program and continuing…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives met and continued debate on an assault weapons ban. Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use…

  • Assault Weapons Legislation

    Assault Weapons Legislation

    Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Bill Sarpalius (D-TX) spoke about the assault weapons legislation which would ban the…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .


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