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91%Emmons, Judy @R Emmons, Judy @Emmons, Judy @FF
91%Hildenbrand, Dave @R Hildenbrand, Dave @Hildenbrand, Dave @FF
91%Jansen, Mark @R EJansen, Mark @Jansen, Mark @FF
91%Meekhof, Arlan @R EMeekhof, Arlan @Meekhof, Arlan @FF
91%Moolenaar, John @R Moolenaar, John @Moolenaar, John @FF
91%Pappageorge, John @R Pappageorge, John @Pappageorge, John @FF
91%Pavlov, Phil @R Pavlov, Phil @Pavlov, Phil @FF
91%Richardville, Randy @R Richardville, Randy @Richardville, Randy @FF
91%Robertson, David @R Robertson, David @Robertson, David @FF
91%Schuitmaker, Tonya @R Schuitmaker, Tonya @Schuitmaker, Tonya @FF
91%Walker, Howard @R Walker, Howard @Walker, Howard @FF
87%Booher, Darwin @R ×Booher, Darwin @Booher, Darwin @FF
87%Brandenburg, Jack @R Brandenburg, Jack @×Brandenburg, Jack @FF
87%Colbeck, Patrick @R ×Colbeck, Patrick @Colbeck, Patrick @FF
87%Hune, Joe @R Hune, Joe @×Hune, Joe @FF
87%Marleau, Jim @R Marleau, Jim @×Marleau, Jim @FF
87%Proos, John, IV @R ×Proos, John, IV @Proos, John, IV @FF
77%Kowall, Mike @R ××Kowall, Mike @X×Kowall, Mike @FF
71%Green, Michael @R ×E×Green, Michael @×X×Green, Michael @FF
68%Hansen, Goeff @R ××Hansen, Goeff @×××EHansen, Goeff @FF
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64%Kahn, Roger @R ××Kahn, Roger @××X××Kahn, Roger @FF
52%Jones, Rick @R ××××Jones, Rick @×××××Jones, Rick @FF
52%Rocca, Tory @R ××××Rocca, Tory @×××××Rocca, Tory @FF
43%Casperson, Tom @R ×××××××Casperson, Tom @××××Casperson, Tom @FF
43%Caswell, Bruce @R ×××××Caswell, Bruce @××××××Caswell, Bruce @FF
43%Nofs, Mike @R ××××××Nofs, Mike @×××××Nofs, Mike @FF
0%Anderson, Glenn @D ××××××××××Anderson, Glenn @××××××××××Anderson, Glenn @×FF
0%Bieda, Steve @D ××××××××××Bieda, Steve @××××××××××Bieda, Steve @×FF
0%Gleason, John @D ××××××××××Gleason, John @××××××××××Gleason, John @×FF
0%Gregory, Vincent @D ××××××××××Gregory, Vincent @××××××××××Gregory, Vincent @×FF
0%Hood, Morris, III @D EEE×××××××Hood, Morris, III @××××××××××Hood, Morris, III @×FF
0%Hopgood, Hoon-Yung @D ××××××××××Hopgood, Hoon-Yung @××××××××××Hopgood, Hoon-Yung @×FF
0%Hunter, Tupac @D ××××××××××Hunter, Tupac @××××××××××Hunter, Tupac @×FF
0%Johnson, Bert @D ××××××××××Johnson, Bert @×××X××××××Johnson, Bert @×FF
0%Smith, Virgil, Jr. @D EEEX××××××Smith, Virgil, Jr. @××××××××××Smith, Virgil, Jr. @×FF
0%Warren, Rebekah @D ××××××××××Warren, Rebekah @××××××××××Warren, Rebekah @×FF
0%Whitmer, Gretchen @D ××××××××××Whitmer, Gretchen @××××××××××Whitmer, Gretchen @×FF
0%Young, Coleman @D ××××××××××Young, Coleman @××××××××××Young, Coleman @×FF
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100%Agema, David @R Agema, David @----
100%Bolger, James "Jase" @R Bolger, James "Jase" @----
100%Bumstead, Jon @R Bumstead, Jon @----
100%Crawford, Hugh @R Crawford, Hugh @----
100%Daley, Kevin @R Daley, Kevin @----
100%Damrow, Kurt @R Damrow, Kurt @----
100%Denby, Cindy @R Denby, Cindy @----
100%Farrington, Jeff @R Farrington, Jeff @----
100%Forlini, Anthony @R Forlini, Anthony @----
100%Franz, Ray @R Franz, Ray @----
100%Genetski, Robert @R XXGenetski, Robert @X----
100%Gilbert, Jud @R Gilbert, Jud @----
100%Haines, Gail @R Haines, Gail @----
100%Haveman, Joseph @R Haveman, Joseph @----
100%Huuki, Matt @R Huuki, Matt @----
100%Jacobsen, Bradford @R Jacobsen, Bradford @----
100%Jenkins, Nancy @R Jenkins, Nancy @----
100%Johnson, Joel @R Johnson, Joel @----
100%Knollenberg, Marty @R Knollenberg, Marty @----
100%Kowall, Eileen @R XXXKowall, Eileen @----
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100%LaFontaine, Andrea @R LaFontaine, Andrea @----
100%Lori, Matt @R Lori, Matt @----
100%Lund, Pete @R Lund, Pete @----
100%Lyons, Lisa @R Lyons, Lisa @----
100%MacGregor, Peter @R MacGregor, Peter @----
100%MacMaster, Greg @R MacMaster, Greg @----
100%McMillin, Tom @R McMillin, Tom @----
100%Nesbitt, Aric @R Nesbitt, Aric @----
100%Olson, Rick @R Olson, Rick @----
100%Opsommer , Paul @R Opsommer , Paul @----
100%Ouimet, Mark @R Ouimet, Mark @----
100%Outman, Rick @R Outman, Rick @----
100%Price, Amanda @R Price, Amanda @----
100%Pscholka, Al @R Pscholka, Al @----
100%Rendon, Bruce @R Rendon, Bruce @----
100%Rogers, Bill @R Rogers, Bill @----
100%Schmidt, Wayne @R Schmidt, Wayne @----
100%Scott, Paul @R --Scott, Paul @----
100%Shirkey, Mike @R Shirkey, Mike @----
100%Stamas, Jim @R Stamas, Jim @----
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100%Walsh, John @R Walsh, John @X----
95%Cotter, Kevin @R ×Cotter, Kevin @----
95%Foster, Frank @R ×Foster, Frank @----
95%Glardon, Ben @R ×Glardon, Ben @----
95%Heise, Kurt @R Heise, Kurt @×----
95%Horn, Kenneth @R ×Horn, Kenneth @----
95%Kurtz, Kenneth @R ×Kurtz, Kenneth @----
95%Moss, Chuck @R Moss, Chuck @×----
95%Poleski, Earl @R ×Poleski, Earl @----
95%Potvin, Phil @R ×Potvin, Phil @----
95%Somerville, Patrick @R Somerville, Patrick @×----
95%Yonker, Ken @R ×Yonker, Ken @----
93%Shaughnessy, Deb @R ×XXXShaughnessy, Deb @X----
89%Hughes, Holly @R ×Hughes, Holly @×----
89%O'Brien, Margaret @R ×O'Brien, Margaret @×----
89%Pettalia, Peter @R ×Pettalia, Peter @×----
89%Zorn, Dale W. @R Zorn, Dale W. @××----
83%Hooker, Thomas @R ××Hooker, Thomas @×X----
79%Callton, Mike @R ×××Callton, Mike @×----
79%Goike, Ken @R ××Goike, Ken @××----
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79%Tyler, Sharon @R ×××Tyler, Sharon @×----
74%Muxlow, Paul @R ××Muxlow, Paul @×××----
68%McBroom, Edward @R ×××McBroom, Edward @×××----
43%Melton, Tim @D ----X×Melton, Tim @×××××××----
22%Schmidt, Roy @R ××××××××Schmidt, Roy @×××××X×----
17%Jackson, Shanelle @D ×××X×××Jackson, Shanelle @×××××××××----
11%Cavanagh, Phil @D ××××××××Cavanagh, Phil @×××××××××----
11%Rutledge, David E. @D ××××××××Rutledge, David E. @×××××××××----
11%Stapleton, Maureen @D ××××××××Stapleton, Maureen @×××××××××----
5%Bledsoe, Timothy @D ××××××××××Bledsoe, Timothy @××××××××----
5%Geiss, Douglas @D ×××××××××Geiss, Douglas @×××××××××----
5%Lane, Marilyn @D ×××××××××Lane, Marilyn @×××××××××----
5%LeBlanc, Richard @D ×××××××××LeBlanc, Richard @×××××××××----
5%Nathan, David @D ××××××××××Nathan, David @××××××××----
5%Olumba, John @D ×××××××××Olumba, John @×××××××××----
0%Ananich, Jim @D ××××××××××Ananich, Jim @×××××××××----
0%Barnett, Vicki @D ××××××××××Barnett, Vicki @×××××××××----
0%Bauer, Joan @D ××××××××××Bauer, Joan @×××××××××----
0%Brown, Lisa @D ××××××××××Brown, Lisa @×××××××××----
0%Brunner, Charles @D ××××××××××Brunner, Charles @×××××××××----
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0%Byrum, Barb @D ××××××××××Byrum, Barb @×××××××××----
0%Clemente, Paul D. @D ××××××××××Clemente, Paul D. @×××××××××----
0%Constan, Bob @D ××××××××××Constan, Bob @×××××××××----
0%Darany, George T. @D ××××××××××Darany, George T. @×××××××××----
0%Dillon, Brandon @D ××××××××××Dillon, Brandon @×××××××××----
0%Durhal, Fred, Jr. @D ××××××××××Durhal, Fred, Jr. @×××××××××----
0%Hammel, Richard @D ×××××××X×XHammel, Richard @×X×××××××----
0%Haugh, Harold @D ×××××××X×XHaugh, Harold @×X××X×××X----
0%Hobbs, Rudy @D ××××××××××Hobbs, Rudy @×××××××××----
0%Hovey-Wright, Marcia @D ××××××××××Hovey-Wright, Marcia @×××××××××----
0%Howze, Lisa L. @D ××××××××××Howze, Lisa L. @X××××××××----
0%Irwin, Jeff @D ××××××××××Irwin, Jeff @×××××××××----
0%Kandrevas, Andrew @D ××××××××××Kandrevas, Andrew @×××××××××----
0%Lindberg, Steven @D ××××××××××Lindberg, Steven @×××××××××----
0%Lipton, Ellen @D ××××××××××Lipton, Ellen @×××××××××----
0%Liss, Lesia @D ××××××××××Liss, Lesia @×××××××××----
0%McCann, Sean @D ××××××××××McCann, Sean @×××××××××----
0%Meadows, Mark @D ××××××××××Meadows, Mark @×××××××××----
0%Oakes, Stacy Erwin @D ××××××××××Oakes, Stacy Erwin @×××××××××----
0%Santana, Harvey @D ××××××××××Santana, Harvey @×××××××××----
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0%Segal, Kate @D ××××××××××Segal, Kate @×××××××X×----
0%Slavens, Dian @D ××××××××××Slavens, Dian @×××××××××----
0%Smiley, Charles @D ×××X××××××Smiley, Charles @×××××××××----
0%Stallworth, Thomas, III @D XX××××××××Stallworth, Thomas, III @×××××××××----
0%Stanley, Woodrow @D ××××××××××Stanley, Woodrow @×××××××X×----
0%Switalski, Jon @D ××××××××××Switalski, Jon @×××××××××----
0%Talabi, Alberta Tinsley @D ××××××××××Talabi, Alberta Tinsley @×××××××××----
0%Tlaib, Rashida @D ××××××××××Tlaib, Rashida @×××××××××----
0%Townsend, Jim @D ××××××××××Townsend, Jim @×××××××××----
0%Womack, Jimmy @D ××××××××××Womack, Jimmy @×××××××××----

 

Column Descriptions

State employee retirement reform  Eliminate “defined benefit” post-retirement health insurance for new state employees, and instead offer a “defined contribution” Health Reimbursement Account (HRA).  (House Roll Call 455)  (Senate Roll Call 746)

Workers comp reforms  Modify requirements and benefits in the law that mandates employers obtain insurance covering injured workers compensation benefits.  (House Roll Call 445)  (Senate Roll Call 759)

Warren amend: Water-down workers comp reform  To essentially strip out the workers comp reform bill's most substantive provisions related to the definitions of "disabled" and the duties of partially-disabled workers.  (Senate Roll Call 748)

Unemployment benefits reform  Reform unemployment insurance payroll taxes, alternative work requirements; job-search reporting; ineligibility factors (like stealing or absenteeism); and more.  (House Roll Call 591)  (Senate Roll Call 733)

Lift "cyberschool" enrollment cap  Eliminate a cap of 1,000 students alloweed in online charter "cyberschools," and allow more than two of these.  (Senate Roll Call 605)

Eliminate charter school cap  Eliminate a cap of 150 on the number of charter schools chartered by universities, and other restrictions.  (House Roll Call 603)  (Senate Roll Call 564)

Ban school union dues deductions  To prohibit school districts from using taxpayer resources (including their payroll processing systems) to deduct union dues or fees from employees’ pay, and then sending the money to a union.  (House Roll Call 333)  (Senate Roll Call 119)

Require government employee health copay  To require government employees to contribute at least 20 percent toward the cost of their health insurance benefits, with; local governments but not schools could waive this with a two-thirds vote of their governing body.  (House Roll Call 298)  (Senate Roll Call 214)

Amendment: Allow no school employee health copay  To let school boards waive Senate Bill 7's employee health benefit copay requirement.  (Senate Roll Call 211)

Ban municipal “minimum staffing requirements”  To prohibit local governments from adopting mearures that impose any minimum staffing requirement on the number of its government employees.  (House Roll Call 282)  (Senate Roll Call 456)

Teacher tenure reform  To revise the standards for granting a public school teacher “tenure,” and streamline the procedures for taking it away.  (House Roll Call 169)  (Senate Roll Call 438)

Make firing bad teacher easier  To allow firing a teacher “for a reason that is not arbitrary and capricious,” rather than the previous standard, "for reasonable and just cause,” which is very subjective and led to endless litigation.  (House Roll Call 295)  (Senate Roll Call 440)

Rocca amendment to make firing teachers harder  To strip out the provision allowing a teacher to be fired for “for a reason that is not arbitrary and capricious," rather than requiring the employer to demonstrate the firing is for a "reasonable and just cause."  (Senate Roll Call 439)

Ban laying off less senior teachers first  To prohibit public schools from using seniority as the primary or determining factor when making layoff or recall decisions.  (House Roll Call 171)  (Senate Roll Call 442)

Cap government employee health benefit costs   To give less state money to local governments, public schools, colleges and universities if they provide employee health insurance benefits that cost more than amounts specified in the bill.  (House Roll Call 236)

Ban school union staffing decision bargaining  To prohibit public school employee unions from bargaining over staffing decisions, including assignments, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, methods for assessing “effectiveness,” discipline and merit pay systems.  (House Roll Call 172)  (Senate Roll Call 443)

Ban project labor agreements  To prohibit "project labor agreements" in state, school and local public construction, road projects, etc., or as a condition of selective tax breaks granted for private projects.  (House Roll Call 255)  (Senate Roll Call 293)

Limit automatic government pay hikes  To establish that when a government employee union contract has expired and no replacement has been negotiated, any seniority-based automatic pay hikes for individual employees (“step increases”) may not occur.  (House Roll Call 32)  (Senate Roll Call 208)

Trim school funding; tie to reforms  To adopt 2012 school, community college and state university budgets that reduce spending by modest amounts, and tie state dollars to reforms, including labor reforms. This vote considered an indication of willingness to reform vs. protect government school establishment status quo.  (House Roll Call 154)  (Senate Roll Call 257)

Gregory amedment: Don't limit automatic pay hikes  To strip out the provision in House Bill 4152 to prohibit retroactive pay hikes and "step" increases from lapsed union contracts.  (Senate Roll Call 205)

Reduce unemployment benefits  To reduce from 26 weeks to 20 weeks the amount of time that laid off employees can collect state unemployment insurance benefits, which will forestall payroll tax hikes.  (House Roll Call 55)  (Senate Roll Call 82)

Let emergency managers modify union contracts  To give Emergency Managers appointed to fiscally failing municipalities and school districts the power to cancel or amend existing government or school employee union collective bargaining agreements.  (House Roll Call 34)  (Senate Roll Call 52)

Ban putting union stewards on public payroll  To ban government or school employee union contracts that pay employees who are union officials for time they spend on the job conducting union business. Note: The Senate's failure to vote is counted as "wrong" vote by all Senators, because it is allowing this practice to continue using taxpayer dollars to pay for union work.  (House Roll Call 76)

Ban “stealth" unionization  To establish that a person whose private employment compensation comes from a direct or indirect government subsidy is not considered a government employee, and so is not subject be being inducted into a government employee union. Note: The Senate's failure to vote is counted as "wrong" vote by all Senators, because it is allowing millions to keep flowing into SEIU union coffers.  (House Roll Call 166)

 

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