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69%Hune, Joe  (term)R ×××××××××××
66%Emmons, Judy  (term)R ××××××××××××
66%Knollenberg, Marty  (term)R ××××××××××××
66%Schuitmaker, Tonya  (term)R ××××××××××××
66%Green, Michael  (term)R ×××××××XX××××X
65%Horn, Kenneth  (term)R ×××××××X×××××
64%Shirkey, Mike  (term)R ×××X××X×××××××
63%Booher, Darwin  (term)R ×××××××××××××
63%Hansen, Goeff  (term)R ×××××××××××××
63%Hildenbrand, Dave  (term)R ×××××××××××××
63%Kowall, Mike  (term)R ×××××××××××××
63%MacGregor, Peter  (term)R ×××××××××××××
63%Robertson, David  (term)R ×××××××××××××
63%Schmidt, Wayne  (term)R ×××××××××××××
63%Stamas, Jim  (term)R ×××××××××××××
61%Brandenburg, Jack  (term)R ××××XX×××××××××
61%Pavlov, Phil  (term)R ×××××XX××××××××
60%Meekhof, Arlan  (term)R ××××××××××××××
60%Proos, John  (term)R ××××××××××××××
57%Marleau, Jim  (term)R ×××××××××××××××
57%Nofs, Mike  (term)R ×××××××××××××××
52%Casperson, Tom  (term)R ××××××××××××××XXXX×
49%Jones, Rick  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
49%Zorn, Dale W.  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
46%O'Brien, Margaret  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××
34%Rocca, Tory  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××××××
29%Hertel, Curtis, Jr.  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
29%Knezek, David  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
25%Conyers, Ian  (term)D ×××××X×××××××××XX×XXX×X×××××
24%Young, Coleman, II  (term)D ××××X×××X×××XXX××××××××××X××
23%Ananich, Jim  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
21%Gregory, Vincent  (term)D X××××××××××X××××××××××××××××
20%Bieda, Steve  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
20%Warren, Rebekah  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
17%Hood, Morris, III  (term)D X×X×××XX××X×X×××××××××××××××××
15%Hopgood, Hoon-Yung  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××X×
12%Johnson, Bert  (term)D ××××X××××××××××××××××××XX
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81%Barrett, Tom  (term)R ××××××
81%Glenn, Gary  (term)R ××××××
81%Hoitenga, Michele  (term)R ××××××
81%Hornberger, Pamela  (term)R ××××××
81%Johnson, Steven  (term)R ××××××
81%Noble, Jeff  (term)R ××××××
81%Theis, Lana  (term)R ××××××
81%Kelly, Tim  (term)R ×××××X×
78%Cole, Triston  (term)R ×××××××
78%Lower, James  (term)R ×××××××
78%Wentworth, Jason  (term)R ×××××××
75%Albert, Thomas  (term)R ××××××××
75%Alexander, Julie  (term)R ××××××××
75%Allor, Sue  (term)R ××××××××
75%Chatfield, Lee  (term)R ××××××××
75%Farrington, Diana  (term)R ××××××××
75%LaSata, Kim  (term)R ××××××××
75%Leonard, Tom  (term)R ××××××××
75%Miller, Aaron  (term)R ××××××××
75%Reilly, John  (term)R ××××××××
75%Runestad, Jim  (term)R ××××××××
75%Tedder, Jim  (term)R ××××××××
73%Leutheuser, Eric  (term)R X×××X×××××
72%Bizon, John  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Calley, Julie  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Canfield, Edward  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Cox, Laura  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Graves, Joseph  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Griffin, Beth  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Hauck, Roger  (term)R ×××××××××
72%LaFave, Beau  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Lauwers, Dan  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Rendon, Daire  (term)R ×××××××××
72%VanderWall, Curt  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Vaupel, Hank  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Victory, Roger  (term)R ×××××××××
72%Whiteford, Mary  (term)R ×××××××××
69%Brann, Tommy  (term)R ××××××××××
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69%Iden, Brandt  (term)R ××××××××××
69%Kahle, Bronna  (term)R ××××××××××
69%VanSingel, Scott  (term)R ××××××××××
69%Webber, Michael  (term)R ××××××××××
66%Frederick, Ben  (term)R ×××××××××××
66%Howell, Gary  (term)R ×××××××××××
66%Kesto, Klint  (term)R ×××××××××××
66%Lilly, Jim  (term)R ×××××××××××
66%Lucido, Peter  (term)R ×××××××××××
66%Sheppard, Jason  (term)R ×××××××××××
63%Garcia, Daniela  (term)R ××××××××××××
63%Inman, Larry  (term)R ××××××××××××
63%Marino, Steve  (term)R ××××××××××××
59%Bellino, Joseph, Jr.  (term)R ×××××××××××××
59%Crawford, Kathy  (term)R ×××××××××××××
59%VerHeulen, Rob  (term)R ×××××××××××××
59%Yaroch, Jeff  (term)R ×××××××××××××
56%Afendoulis, Chris  (term)R ××××××××××××××
54%Maturen, David  (term)R ××XXX××××××××X×××
53%Roberts, Brett  (term)R ×××××××××××××××
50%Kivela, John  (term)D ××X
50%McCready, Michael  (term)R ××××××××××××××××
47%Pagel, David  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××
44%Howrylak, Martin  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
35%Robinson, Rose Mary  (term)D ××××××××××××X××××××××
31%Dianda, Scott  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××
29%Phelps, Phil  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××X
28%Geiss, Erika  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××
25%Cochran, Tom  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××
25%Garrett, LaTanya  (term)D ×X×××××X×××××××X××X××××××
25%Guerra, Vanessa  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××
25%Liberati, Frank  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××
25%Rabhi, Yousef  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××
25%Santana, Sylvia  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××
25%Scott, Bettie Cook  (term)D X×××××X×××××××××X××X×××××
23%Hertel, Kevin  (term)D ×××××X×××××××××××××××××××
22%Camilleri, Darrin  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Chang, Stephanie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Elder, Brian  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Faris, Pam  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Greig, Christine  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Hammoud, Abdullah  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Hoadley, Jon  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Lasinski, Donna  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Love, Leslie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Yanez, Henry  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Schor, Andy  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
20%Byrd, Wendell  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××X××X×××
20%Cambensy, Sara  (term)D ××××××××
20%Yancey, Tenisha  (term)D ××××××××
19%Ellison, Jim  (term)D ×××××××××××××X××××××××××××
19%Greimel, Tim  (term)D ×××××××X××××××××××××××××××
19%Chirkun, John  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Clemente, Cara  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Green, Patrick  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Kosowski, Robert  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Moss, Jeremy  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Pagan, Kristy  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Sabo, Terry  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Singh, Sam  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Sowerby, William  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Wittenberg, Robert  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Zemke, Adam  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Durhal, Fred, III  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××X××××××××
16%LaGrand, David  (term)D ×X×××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Brinks, Winnie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Gay-Dagnogo, Sherry  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Neeley, Sheldon  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Peterson, Ronnie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Sneller, Tim  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
14%Jones, Jewell  (term)D X××××××X×××XX×××××××××××××××

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Column Descriptions

Senate Bill 244: Reveal some subsidy recipients
Revise taxpayer confidentiality law to disclose who gets subsidies Senate Bills 242 and 243 would authorize.
   • House Roll Call 262 on Mar. 29, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 98 on Mar. 15, 2017.

House Bill 4001: Cut income tax 0.2 percent
Cut the state income tax rate from the current 4.25 percent to 4.05 percent over two years.
   • House Roll Call 5 on Jan. 11, 2017.

House Bill 4557: Beer & wine protectionism
Prison for bringing 26 cases of wine or beer into the state.
   • House Roll Call 147 on May. 2, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 304 on May. 30, 2017.

Senate Bill 94: Indirect subsidy for new car dealers & buyers
Accelerate adoption of sales tax exemption trade-in value when buying a new vehicle.
   • House Roll Call 248 on Mar. 29, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 87 on Feb. 1, 2017.

House Bill 4608: Repeal painters license mandate
Exempt painters and decorators from the licensure mandate imposed on residential maintenance and alteration contractors.
   • House Roll Call 229 on May. 11, 2017.

Senate Bill 249: Ban government charter school discrimination
Prohibit a school district or local government from refusing to sell property to a charter or private school,
   • House Roll Call 230 on May. 23, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 202 on Mar. 16, 2017.

Senate Bill 401: Impose pension costs on charter schools
Require charter schools pay into underfunded school pensions, even though their employees get no pensions.
   • Senate Roll Call 259 on Jun. 15, 2017.

House Bill 4184: Restrict local government “phone-in” voting
Retrict members of an elected public body casting a vote without being physically present.
   • House Roll Call 165 on Feb. 9, 2017.

House Bill 4205: Limit state department rulemaking
Restrict departments imposing rules more stringent than federal
   • House Roll Call 121 on Feb. 14, 2017.

House Bill 4215: Repeal car running in driveway ban
Repeal a ban on warming up car in driveway.
   • House Roll Call 84 on Feb. 15, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 249 on May. 3, 2017.

House Bill 4080: Energy debt scheme for schools
Let schools incur debt for energy efficiency projects.
   • House Roll Call 33 on Jan. 24, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call on Mar. 15, 2017.

Senate Bill 97: Permit public/private facility deals
Let agencies do hospital or transportation facility deals with developers who get tax exemptions and more.
   • Senate Roll Call 40 on Feb. 2, 2017.

Senate Bill 40: More subsidies for particular companies
Give subsidies to some businesses near state border.
   • Senate Roll Call 23 on Feb. 9, 2017.

Senate Bill 335: Authorize Citizens United Super-PACs
Make state law comply with Citizens United case, authorize state "super-PACs."
   • House Roll Call 271 on Sep. 14, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 337 on Apr. 27, 2017.

House Bill 4616: Illegal gun ban sanctions
Make local governments liable for gun ban preemption violations.
   • House Roll Call 281 on May. 17, 2017.

Senate Bill 242: Give subsidies to iPhone maker
Give $200 million to Foxconn and others.
   • House Roll Call 260 on Mar. 29, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 96 on Mar. 15, 2017.

Senate Bill 111: Give Gilbert and others $1.8 Billion
Give $1.8 billion to Dan Gilbert and other big developers.
   • House Roll Call 94 on Feb. 23, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 174 on May. 9, 2017.

Senate Bill 129: Ease small copper mine regs
Ease regulations on small copper mines.
   • House Roll Call 72 on Mar. 9, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 67 on Feb. 9, 2017.

House Bill 4351: Favors for Aircraft Owners
Exempt airplane parts from sales tax.
   • House Roll Call 144 on Mar. 14, 2017.

House Bill 4416: Constitutional Carry
Allow concealed pistol carry without license.
   • House Roll Call 183 on Mar. 28, 2017.

House Bill 4999: Ban local soda tax
Ban local government from imposing tax on food and beverages.
   • House Roll Call 294 on Sep. 20, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 386 on Oct. 10, 2017.

Senate Bill 574: Share ISD tax with charters
To require ISDs to share "enhancement" tax with charter schools.
   • Senate Roll Call 403 on Sep. 14, 2017.

Senate Bill 98: Authorize more TIFAs
Authorize five more “promise zone” tax increment financing authorities.
   • House Roll Call 314 on May. 16, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 405 on Oct. 18, 2017.

House Bill 5013: Auto insurance reform
Restrict crash victim hospital charges and lawsuits, allow lower coverage amounts.
   • House Roll Call 375 on Sep. 26, 2017.

Senate Bill 401: Reform school employee pension system
Make defined contribution retirement benefits default for new school employees.
   • House Roll Call 216 on Jun. 20, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 261 on May. 23, 2017.

House Bill 5095: Revise ballast water regulations
Replace state with Coast Guard ballast water discharge regulations.
   • Senate Roll Call 462 on Nov. 7, 2017.

Senate Bill 584: Permit concealed carry in schools.
Exemptions from concealed pistol "no carry zones" allowing guns in schools and more.
   • Senate Roll Call 454 on Nov. 8, 2017.

Senate Bill 702: Ban government dicriminating against charters
Tight-up existing law banning locals and school districts from refusing to sell property to charter schools.
   • House Roll Call 5 on Dec. 13, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 559 on Dec. 5, 2017.

Senate Bill 469: Subsidize developers' 'historic' property rehabs
Give certain developers tax breaks and subsidies if project deemed “historic.”
   • Senate Roll Call 544 on Jun. 21, 2017.

House Bill 4207: Subsidize grocery stores in cities
Give up to $2 million to a few grocers and delis in cities.
   • House Roll Call 377 on Feb. 14, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 555 on Nov. 9, 2017.

Senate Bill 478: Ban license renewal for unpaid parking tickets
Permanently reduced from six to three the number of unpaid parking tickets that trigger a $45 drives license renewal "clearance" fee.
   • House Roll Call 495 on Nov. 29, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 569 on Dec. 13, 2017.

Senate Bill 544: Authorize “enhanced education savings accounts"
Allow tax-deductible account to pay for non-core public school services.
   • Senate Roll Call 474 on Sep. 12, 2017.

Senate Bill 511: Give tax breaks to first time home buyers
Authorize up to $50,000 income tax exemption for first-time home buyers.
   • Senate Roll Call 540 on Jul. 12, 2017.

Senate Bill 501: Authorize protectionist iquor store rationing
Ban new liquor store license within half a mile of a competitor.
   • Senate Roll Call 480 on Jun. 28, 2017.

Senate Bill 574: Require charter schools get some ISD tax revenue
Require ISDs share “enhancement” property taxes with charter schools.
   • House Roll Call 16 on Oct. 18, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 18 on Jan. 24, 2018.

Senate Bill 652: Subject environment rules to authoritative review
Authorize independent review of DEQ rules.
   • House Roll Call 360 on Jan. 25, 2018.
   • Senate Roll Call 532 on May. 29, 2018.

House Bill 5456: Ban asbestos lawsuit “double dipping”
Require asbestos plaintiffs to disclose previous suits.
   • House Roll Call 56 on Jan. 30, 2018.
   • Senate Roll Call 160 on Feb. 13, 2018.

Senate Bill 353: Let employers ask about applicant's wage history
Preempt local government bans on employers asking about applicant's past wages.
   • House Roll Call 140 on Oct. 5, 2017.
   • Senate Roll Call 361 on May. 2, 2017.

Senate Bill 637: Cap allowable fees for 'small cell wireless'
Cap allowable fees for 'small cell wireless' systems.
   • Senate Roll Call 161 on Oct. 19, 2017.

Senate Bill 872: Extend time limit on MSU sexual abuse suits
Extend statute of limitations on criminal sexual conduct suits related to MSU scandal.
   • House Roll Call 392 on Mar. 15, 2018.
   • Senate Roll Call 361 on May. 29, 2018.

Senate Bill 897: Impose able-bodied Medicaid work requirement
Impose work requirement on able-bodied Medicaid recipients.
   • House Roll Call 455 on Apr. 19, 2018.
   • Senate Roll Call 225 on Mar. 8, 2018.

Senate Bill 787: Let seniors choose less car injury insurance
Exempt those 65 or above from unlimited personal injury protection auto insurance.
   • Senate Roll Call 432 on Jun. 7, 2018.

Legislative Initiative Petition 2: Repeal prevailing wage law
Repeal the state “prevailing wage” law.
   • House Roll Call 453 on Jun. 6, 2018.
   • Senate Roll Call 410 on Jun. 6, 2018.

House Bill 5955: Preempt local occupational licensure mandate
Preempt local government occupational licensure mandates.
   • House Roll Call 461 on May. 9, 2018.

 

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