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Michigan Tea Party Scorecard - Corporate Welfare Q1 2014

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This is an extract of corporate welfare bills only from the Michigan Tea Party Scorecard for the first quarter of 2014. The scorecard is a public service of Independents for Responsible Government of Clarkston, MI. More information is available at or

DISCLAIMER: Scorecards are user-created and do not represent the views of Michigan Votes or the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
The user/creator is responsible for the scores and the preferred votes.

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Ideal Senate Vote >
33%Caswell, Bruce  (term)R ××
0%Ananich, Jim  (term)D ×××
0%Anderson, Glenn  (term)D ×××
0%Bieda, Steve  (term)D ×××
0%Booher, Darwin  (term)R ×××
0%Brandenburg, Jack  (term)R ×××
0%Casperson, Tom  (term)R ×××
0%Emmons, Judy  (term)R ×××
0%Green, Michael  (term)R ×××
0%Gregory, Vincent  (term)D ×××
0%Hansen, Goeff  (term)R ×××
0%Hildenbrand, Dave  (term)R ×××
0%Hood, Morris, III  (term)D ×××
0%Hopgood, Hoon-Yung  (term)D ×××
0%Hune, Joe  (term)R ×××
0%Hunter, Tupac  (term)D X××
0%Jansen, Mark  (term)R ×X×
0%Johnson, Bert  (term)D X××
0%Jones, Rick  (term)R ×××
0%Kahn, Roger  (term)R ×××
0%Kowall, Mike  (term)R ×××
0%Marleau, Jim  (term)R ×××
0%Meekhof, Arlan  (term)R ×××
0%Moolenaar, John  (term)R ×××
0%Nofs, Mike  (term)R ×××
0%Pappageorge, John  (term)R ×××
0%Pavlov, Phil  (term)R ×××
0%Proos, John  (term)R ×××
0%Richardville, Randy  (term)R ×××
0%Robertson, David  (term)R ×××
0%Rocca, Tory  (term)R ×××
0%Schuitmaker, Tonya  (term)R ×××
0%Smith, Virgil  (term)D ×××
0%Walker, Howard  (term)R ×××
0%Warren, Rebekah  (term)D ×××
0%Whitmer, Gretchen  (term)D ×××
0%Young, Coleman, II  (term)D X×X
Ideal House Vote >
100%Pettalia, Peter  (term)R
100%Robinson, Rose Mary  (term)D
75%Bumstead, Jon  (term)R ×
75%Franz, Ray  (term)R ×
75%Genetski, Robert  (term)R ×
75%Goike, Ken  (term)R ×
75%Hooker, Thomas  (term)R ×
75%Howrylak, Martin  (term)R ×
75%Leonard, Tom  (term)R ×
75%Potvin, Phil  (term)R ×
75%Rendon, Bruce  (term)R ×
75%Shirkey, Mike  (term)R ×
75%Somerville, Patrick  (term)R ×
50%Cotter, Kevin  (term)R ××
50%Johnson, Joel  (term)R ××
50%Kowall, Eileen  (term)R ××
50%Lund, Pete  (term)R ××
50%MacGregor, Peter  (term)R ××
50%MacMaster, Greg  (term)R ×XX
50%Nesbitt, Aric  (term)R ××
50%Price, Amanda  (term)R ××
25%Abed, Theresa  (term)D ×××
25%Brinks, Winnie  (term)D ×××
25%Cochran, Tom  (term)D ×××
25%Daley, Kevin  (term)R ×××
25%Dianda, Scott  (term)D ×××
25%Farrington, Jeff  (term)R ×××
25%Forlini, Anthony  (term)R ×××
25%Kesto, Klint  (term)R ×××
25%Kivela, John  (term)D ×××
25%LaFontaine, Andrea  (term)R ×××
25%Lamonte, Collene  (term)D ×××
25%Lyons, Lisa  (term)R ×××
25%McBroom, Ed  (term)R ×××
25%Pscholka, Al  (term)R ×××
25%Yonker, Ken  (term)R ×××
0%Banks, Brian  (term)D ××××
0%Barnett, Vicki  (term)D ××××
0%Bolger, James "Jase"  (term)R ××××
0%Brown, Terry  (term)D ××××
0%Brunner, Charles  (term)D ××××
0%Callton, Mike  (term)R ××××
0%Cavanagh, Phil  (term)D ××××
0%Clemente, Paul D.  (term)D ××××
0%Crawford, Hugh  (term)R ××××
0%Darany, George T.  (term)D ××××
0%Denby, Cindy  (term)R ××××
0%Dillon, Brandon  (term)D ××××
0%Driskell, Gretchen  (term)D ××XX
0%Durhal, Fred, III  (term)D ××××
0%Faris, Pam  (term)D ××××
0%Foster, Frank  (term)R ××××
0%Geiss, Douglas  (term)D ××××
0%Glardon, Ben  (term)R ××××
0%Graves, Joseph  (term)R ××××
0%Greimel, Tim  (term)D ××××
0%Haines, Gail  (term)R ××××
0%Haugh, Harold  (term)D ××××
0%Haveman, Joseph  (term)R ××××
0%Heise, Kurt  (term)R ××××
0%Hobbs, Rudy  (term)D ××××
0%Hovey-Wright, Marcia  (term)D ××××
0%Irwin, Jeff  (term)D ××××
0%Jacobsen, Bradford  (term)R ××××
0%Jenkins, Nancy  (term)R ××××
0%Kandrevas, Andrew  (term)D ××××
0%Kelly, Tim  (term)R ××××
0%Knezek, David  (term)D ××××
0%Kosowski, Robert  (term)D ××××
0%Kurtz, Kenneth  (term)R ××××
0%Lane, Marilyn  (term)D ××××
0%Lauwers, Dan  (term)R ××××
0%LaVoy, Bill  (term)D ××××
0%Lipton, Ellen  (term)D ××××
0%Lori, Matt  (term)R ××××
0%McCann, Sean  (term)D ××××
0%McCready, Michael  (term)R ××××
0%Muxlow, Paul  (term)R ××××
0%Nathan, David  (term)D ××××
0%Oakes, Stacy Erwin  (term)D ××××
0%O'Brien, Margaret  (term)R ××××
0%Olumba, John  (term)D ××××
0%Outman, Rick  (term)R ××××
0%Pagel, David  (term)R ××××
0%Phelps, Phil  (term)D ××××
0%Poleski, Earl  (term)R ××××
0%Roberts, Sarah  (term)D ××××
0%Rogers, Bill  (term)R ××××
0%Rutledge, David E.  (term)D ××××
0%Santana, Harvey  (term)D ××××
0%Schmidt, Wayne  (term)R ××××
0%Schor, Andy  (term)D ××××
0%Segal, Kate  (term)D ××××
0%Singh, Sam  (term)D ××××
0%Slavens, Dian  (term)D ××××
0%Smiley, Charles  (term)D ××××
0%Stallworth, Thomas, III  (term)D ××××
0%Stamas, Jim  (term)R ××××
0%Stanley, Woodrow  (term)D ××××
0%Switalski, Jon  (term)D ××××
0%Talabi, Alberta Tinsley  (term)D ××××
0%Tlaib, Rashida  (term)D ××××
0%Townsend, Jim  (term)D ××××
0%VerHeulen, Rob  (term)R ××××
0%Victory, Roger  (term)R ××××
0%Walsh, John  (term)R ××××
0%Yanez, Henry  (term)D ××××
0%Zemke, Adam  (term)D ××××
0%Zorn, Dale W.  (term)R ××××

Legend:   Correct,  × Incorrect,  
F Chamber failed to hold vote,  E Excused,  X Not Voting,  
? Ideal Vote not set,   No vote in this chamber


Column Descriptions

Senate Bill 711: SB 711 - Extend Cobo tax exemption
Extend for another two years the 2014 sunset on a law that exempts from sales tax the purchase of tools and equipment by a contractor if these are used to fix or renovate Cobo Hall in Detroit.
   • House Roll Call 86 on March 6, 2014.
   • Senate Roll Call 8 on January 29, 2014.

Senate Bill 146: SB 146 - Targeted Enterprise Zone Tax Break
Authorizes tax breaks for developers whose projects are in a “neighborhood enterprise zone,” for a particular developer's project, while bypassing some requirements in the original law
   • House Roll Call 25 on February 4, 2014.

House Bill 4487: HB 4487 - Expand DDA Debt and Spending
Empower Downtown Development Authorities to borrow and spend the loan proceeds on “marketing initiatives," "infrastructure improvements" and more that "promote local agriculture products and farmers markets."
   • House Roll Call 51 on February 18, 2014.

Senate Bill 786: SB 786 - Grant aquaculture tax breaks
Exempt aquaculture and hydroponics production facilities from property taxes and instead impose a new “specific” tax equal to 25 percent of the regular property tax.
   • Senate Roll Call 142 on March 26, 2014.

Senate Bill 553: SB 553 - Extend renaissance zone tax breaks again
Allow an eight year extension of the extensive tax breaks granted to residents and businesses in a particular "renaissance zone" located in Saginaw County. This would be in addition to a previous seven-year extension.
   • House Roll Call 50 on February 18, 2014.
   • Senate Roll Call 480 on October 31, 2013.


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