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62%Hune, Joe  (term)R ××××××××××
62%Schuitmaker, Tonya  (term)R ××××××××××
58%Shirkey, Mike  (term)R ×××X××X×××××
58%Emmons, Judy  (term)R ×××××××××××
54%Hansen, Goeff  (term)R ××××××××××××
54%Hildenbrand, Dave  (term)R ××××××××××××
54%Knollenberg, Marty  (term)R ××××××××××××
54%Kowall, Mike  (term)R ××××××××××××
54%MacGregor, Peter  (term)R ××××××××××××
54%Robertson, David  (term)R ××××××××××××
54%Stamas, Jim  (term)R ××××××××××××
52%Green, Michael  (term)R ×××××××XX××××X
52%Horn, Kenneth  (term)R ×××××××X×××××
50%Booher, Darwin  (term)R ×××××××××××××
50%Brandenburg, Jack  (term)R ××××XX××××××××
50%Marleau, Jim  (term)R ×××××××××××××
50%Meekhof, Arlan  (term)R ×××××××××××××
50%Pavlov, Phil  (term)R ×××××XX×××××××
50%Proos, John  (term)R ×××××××××××××
50%Schmidt, Wayne  (term)R ×××××××××××××
46%Casperson, Tom  (term)R ××××××××××××××
46%Nofs, Mike  (term)R ××××××××××××××
38%Jones, Rick  (term)R ××××××××××××××××
38%Zorn, Dale W.  (term)R ××××××××××××××××
35%O'Brien, Margaret  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××
23%Hertel, Curtis, Jr.  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××
23%Knezek, David  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××
23%Rocca, Tory  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
16%Conyers, Ian  (term)D ×××××X×××××××××XX×XXX×X
15%Ananich, Jim  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××
14%Young, Coleman, II  (term)D ××××X×××X×××XXX××××××××
13%Gregory, Vincent  (term)D X××××××××××X×××××××××××
12%Johnson, Bert  (term)D ××××X××××××××××××××××××
12%Bieda, Steve  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××
12%Warren, Rebekah  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××
10%Hood, Morris, III  (term)D X×X×××XX××X×X×××××××××××
8%Hopgood, Hoon-Yung  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××
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78%Hernandez, Shane  (term)R ×××××
78%Johnson, Steven  (term)R ×××××
74%Allor, Sue  (term)R ××××××
74%Barrett, Tom  (term)R ××××××
74%Glenn, Gary  (term)R ××××××
74%Hoitenga, Michele  (term)R ××××××
74%Hornberger, Pamela  (term)R ××××××
74%Noble, Jeff  (term)R ××××××
74%Reilly, John  (term)R ××××××
74%Theis, Lana  (term)R ××××××
73%Kelly, Tim  (term)R ×××××X×
70%Cole, Triston  (term)R ×××××××
70%Lower, James  (term)R ×××××××
70%Miller, Aaron  (term)R ×××××××
70%Wentworth, Jason  (term)R ×××××××
65%Albert, Thomas  (term)R ××××××××
65%Alexander, Julie  (term)R ××××××××
65%Bizon, John  (term)R ××××××××
65%Chatfield, Lee  (term)R ××××××××
65%Farrington, Diana  (term)R ××××××××
65%LaSata, Kim  (term)R ××××××××
65%Leonard, Tom  (term)R ××××××××
65%Runestad, Jim  (term)R ××××××××
65%Tedder, Jim  (term)R ××××××××
62%Leutheuser, Eric  (term)R X×××X×××××
61%Calley, Julie  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Canfield, Edward  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Cox, Laura  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Graves, Joseph  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Griffin, Beth  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Hauck, Roger  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Howell, Gary  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Howrylak, Martin  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Kahle, Bronna  (term)R ×××××××××
61%LaFave, Beau  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Lauwers, Dan  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Rendon, Daire  (term)R ×××××××××
61%VanderWall, Curt  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Vaupel, Hank  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Victory, Roger  (term)R ×××××××××
61%Whiteford, Mary  (term)R ×××××××××
57%Bellino, Joseph, Jr.  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Brann, Tommy  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Frederick, Ben  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Hughes, Holly  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Iden, Brandt  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Kesto, Klint  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Lucido, Peter  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Marino, Steve  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Sheppard, Jason  (term)R ××××××××××
57%VanSingel, Scott  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Webber, Michael  (term)R ××××××××××
57%Yaroch, Jeff  (term)R ××××××××××
52%Lilly, Jim  (term)R ×××××××××××
50%Kivela, John  (term)D ××X
48%Garcia, Daniela  (term)R ××××××××××××
48%Inman, Larry  (term)R ××××××××××××
48%Robinson, Rose Mary  (term)D ××××××××××××
48%VerHeulen, Rob  (term)R ××××××××××××
43%Afendoulis, Chris  (term)R ×××××××××××××
43%Crawford, Kathy  (term)R ×××××××××××××
43%Roberts, Brett  (term)R ×××××××××××××
39%Dianda, Scott  (term)D ××××××××××××××
39%McCready, Michael  (term)R ××××××××××××××
37%Maturen, David  (term)R ××XXX××××××××X××
35%Geiss, Erika  (term)D ×××××××××××××××
35%Pagel, David  (term)R ×××××××××××××××
35%Phelps, Phil  (term)D ×××××××××××××××
30%Cochran, Tom  (term)D ××××××××××××××××
30%Elder, Brian  (term)D ××××××××××××××××
30%Guerra, Vanessa  (term)D ××××××××××××××××
30%Liberati, Frank  (term)D ××××××××××××××××
30%Rabhi, Yousef  (term)D ××××××××××××××××
30%Santana, Sylvia  (term)D ××××××××××××××××
30%Garrett, LaTanya  (term)D ×X×××××X×××××××X×
29%Scott, Bettie Cook  (term)D X×××××X××××××××××
27%Hertel, Kevin  (term)D ×××××X×××××××××××
26%Camilleri, Darrin  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Chang, Stephanie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Chirkun, John  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Faris, Pam  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Greig, Christine  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Hammoud, Abdullah  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Hoadley, Jon  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Lasinski, Donna  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Love, Leslie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Yanez, Henry  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
26%Zemke, Adam  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××
23%Ellison, Jim  (term)D ×××××××××××××X××××
23%Greimel, Tim  (term)D ×××××××X××××××××××
22%Byrd, Wendell  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Clemente, Cara  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Gay-Dagnogo, Sherry  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Green, Patrick  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Kosowski, Robert  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Moss, Jeremy  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Pagan, Kristy  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Sabo, Terry  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Schor, Andy  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Singh, Sam  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Sowerby, William  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
22%Wittenberg, Robert  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
18%LaGrand, David  (term)D ×X×××××××××××××××××
17%Brinks, Winnie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××
17%Durhal, Fred, III  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××
17%Neeley, Sheldon  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××
17%Peterson, Ronnie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××
17%Sneller, Tim  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××
16%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.
   • 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.

 

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