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41%Lauwers, Dan  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××
41%Theis, Lana  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××
38%Bizon, John  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Bumstead, Jon  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Daley, Kevin  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Horn, Kenneth  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Lucido, Peter  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%MacDonald, Michael  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%MacGregor, Peter  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Outman, Rick  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Schmidt, Wayne  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Shirkey, Mike  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Stamas, Jim  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%VanderWall, Curt  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
38%Zorn, Dale W.  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
34%LaSata, Kim  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××××
34%McBroom, Ed  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××××
34%Victory, Roger  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××××
25%Johnson, Ruth  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Irwin, Jeff  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Polehanki, Dayna  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Ananich, Jim  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Hollier, Adam  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%McMorrow, Mallory  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
19%Wojno, Paul  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Alexander, Betty Jean  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Bayer, Rosemary  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Brinks, Winnie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Chang, Stephanie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Geiss, Erika  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Hertel, Curtis, Jr.  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%McCann, Sean  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Moss, Jeremy  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
16%Santana, Sylvia  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
13%Bullock, Marshall  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
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78%Johnson, Steven  (term)R ××××××××××
76%Hernandez, Shane  (term)R ×××××××××××
76%Hornberger, Pamela  (term)R ×××××××××××
72%Hoitenga, Michele  (term)R ×××××××××××××
72%Maddock, Matt  (term)R ×××××××××××××
70%Paquette, Brad  (term)R ××××××××××××××
67%Glenn, Annette  (term)R ×××××××××××××××
65%Bollin, Ann  (term)R ××××××××××××××××
63%Afendoulis, Lynn  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××
63%Albert, Thomas  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××
63%Allor, Sue  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××
63%LaFave, Beau  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××
63%Slagh, Bradley  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××
61%Berman, Ryan  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
61%Hall, Matt  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
61%Meerman, Luke  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
61%Miller, Aaron  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
61%Wakeman, Rodney  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××
59%Bellino, Joseph, Jr.  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××
59%Farrington, Diana  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××
59%Green, Phil  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××
59%Van Woerkom, Greg  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××
57%Brann, Tommy  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
57%Calley, Julie  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
57%Cole, Triston  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
57%Lightner, Sarah  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××
54%Eisen, Gary  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××××
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54%Howell, Gary  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××××
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52%Lilly, Jim  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
52%Mueller, Mike  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
52%O'Malley, Jack  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
52%Rendon, Daire  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
52%Sheppard, Jason  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
52%VanSingel, Scott  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
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52%Webber, Michael  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
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48%Shannon, Nate  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××
46%Cambensy, Sara  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
46%Marino, Steve  (term)R ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
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39%Sneller, Tim  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
43%Tate, Joe  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××
37%Elder, Brian  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
37%Hertel, Kevin  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
41%Kuppa, Padma  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
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35%Cherry, John  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
39%Yancey, Tenisha  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
36%Byrd, Wendell  (term)D ×X××××××××X×××××××××××××××××××
37%Bolden, Kyra  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
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37%LaGrand, David  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
37%Sabo, Terry  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
35%Carter, Tyrone  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
30%Clemente, Cara  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
35%Jones, Jewell  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
35%Lasinski, Donna  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
33%Anthony, Sarah  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
33%Carter, Brenda  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
33%Ellison, Jim  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
33%Greig, Christine  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
28%Liberati, Frank  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
33%Sowerby, William  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
30%Guerra, Vanessa  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
30%Hammoud, Abdullah  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
30%Stone, Lori  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
30%Neeley, Cynthia R  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××
28%Hope, Kara  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
28%Johnson, Cynthia  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
28%Peterson, Ronnie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
28%Warren, Rebekah  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
28%Wittenberg, Robert  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
18%Robinson, Isaac  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××
26%Brixie, Julie  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
26%Garrett, LaTanya  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
26%Gay-Dagnogo, Sherry  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
26%Hood, Rachel  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
26%Rabhi, Yousef  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
17%Whitsett, Karen  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
20%Love, Leslie  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
9%Pagan, Kristy  (term)D ××××X×××××××××××X×××××××××××××××××××××××××
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House Bill 5347: Impose more “liquor control” rules
to revise details of rules for beer festivals, among other things stipulating that they can last more than one day without requiring a separate special license, permitting "micro brewers" to serve their own products at an event, repealing a requirement for regulators to determine whether an event is "appropriate," and more. This is one of a 16-bill package revising many provisions of Michigan’s extraordinarily detailed and extensive “liquor control” regulatory regime, which essentially writes into state law detailed rules governing the members of this cartel that would ordinarily be promulgated by an administrative agency
   • House Roll Call 93 on Jan. 16, 2020.

House Bill 5015: Require state agencies post salaries and benefits
to revise the information that must be included in a 2016 law that required each state department to post its organizational staffing chart on a state website. As introduced, the bill required the name of each agency staffer to be listed with the title of their position, and the individuals salary and benefits. The version that passed the House deleted the requirement that the names to be posted
   • House Roll Call 63 on Sep. 24, 2019.

Senate Bill 432: Revise research and development subsidies
to exempt from property taxes certain nonprofit operations that do product research and development for business and industry and also get certain state "economic development" subsidies and grants
   • Senate Roll Call 53 on Aug. 20, 2019.

Senate Resolution 0: Oppose Mitterling NRC nomination
to disapprove the appointment by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Anna Mitterling to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission. Reportedly the real target of this action by the Senate Republican majority is Whitmer’s nomination of current NRC member and former Grand Rapids mayor George Heartwell as chair of the commission, which has "exclusive authority to regulate the taking of game and sportfish" and designating which species may or may not be hunted. Heartwell’s nomination is opposed by the National Rifle Association because of his role as a “state membership coordinator” of antigun groups organized by former New York City mayor and current Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg
   • Senate Roll Call 52 on Feb. 13, 2020.

Senate Concurrent Resolution 18: To oppose mandating "labor peace agreements"...
[To oppose mandating "labor peace agreements" to get marijuana business license] to oppose a rule proposed by the state's Marijuana Regulatory Agency that would impose a mandate on prospective marijuana business licensees to sign a "labor peace agreement" with a union. The resolution describes this mandate as forcing applicants to "accept the terms of labor unions without negotiation," and asserts it would "set a dangerous precedent for similar requirements for anyone seeking a license or permit issued by the state"
   • Senate Roll Call on Jan. 16, 2020.

House Bill 4020: Legalize “stun guns”
to repeal a ban on the sale, possession or use of tasers or stun guns by adults, defined as a “device that is capable of creating an electro-muscular disruption…capable of temporarily incapacitating or immobilizing an individual by the direction or emission of conducted energy." Stun gun does not include a launchable device
   • House Roll Call 13 on Jan. 10, 2019.

House Bill 4156: Allow pension “double dipping” by retired...
[Allow pension “double dipping” by retired state psychiatric health care workers] to allow some former government psychiatric health care workers who are collecting state pension benefits to go back to work in certain positions and collect a paycheck without taking a cut in pension benefits
   • Senate Roll Call 9 on Apr. 17, 2019.

Senate Bill 309: Impose $50 tax on tow trucks
to impose a $50 annual “motor carrier” fee on tow trucks and wreckers used in “nonconsensual towing operations” within the state (usually this is removing illegally parked cars)
   • House Roll Call 3 on Sep. 4, 2019.

House Bill 4508: Regulate travel insurance
to impose an extensive regulatory regime on “travel insurance”
   • House Roll Call 107 on Apr. 25, 2019.

House Resolution 227: To reaffirm the right of Michigan residents to...
To reaffirm the right of Michigan residents to keep and bear arms under the Constitution of the State of Michigan of 1963 and the Constitution of the United States
   • House Roll Call 103 on Feb. 5, 2020.

House Bill 5159: Ban marijuana with vitamin E acetate
to ban the sale or processing of marijuana that contains or has been combined with vitamin E acetate, which is implicated in a nationwide rash of lung ailments
   • House Roll Call 47 on Oct. 24, 2019.

House Bill 5161: Ban vapor products with vitamin E acetate added
to ban the sale of vapor products or alternative nicotine products that contain vitamin E acetate, which is implicated in a nationwide rash of lung ailments. Violations would be a misdemeanor crime subject to $10,000 fines
   • House Roll Call 49 on Oct. 24, 2019.

House Bill 5195: Increase license plate transfer fee
to no longer transfer around $6 million in annual vehicle registration (license plate) tax revenue from the state road repair fund to the Secretary of State office, which is part of around $135 million in such transfers each year. Also, to increase the fees imposed for the transfer of license plates from one vehicle to another from $8 to $10, and also tack-on a new fee of $5, which is expected to bring in around $2.3 million more for the road fund
   • House Roll Call 33 on Nov. 6, 2019.

House Bill 4335: Revise barber licensure detail
to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill
   • House Roll Call 28 on Jan. 21, 2020.

House Bill 4816: Authorize local hotel and motel tax
to give certain cities (most likely Kalamazoo) the power to impose a 4 percent room tax on lodging facilities, and use the money to subsidize building and operating a new event center. The tax would go into effect when the owners controlling at least 40 percent of the “transient facility” (hotel and motel) rooms in the jurisdiction request a referendum of all facility owners, which then receives a majority of the votes cast, with lodging owners getting one vote per room
   • House Roll Call 21 on Jul. 18, 2019.

Senate Bill 696: Let funeral home manager manage more than one...
[Let funeral home manager manage more than one facility] to authorize waivers from a prohibition on letting licensed funeral establishment manager manage more than one such establishment. The bill would allow this if the individual lives with 75 miles of both establishments, in a region with lower population density than the state average
   • Senate Roll Call 77 on Jan. 8, 2020.

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View Bill: Revise research and development subsidies
to exempt from property taxes certain nonprofit operations that do product research and development for business and industry and also get certain state "economic development" subsidies and grants

Senate Bill 711: Create another “liquor control” licensure category
to establish a new “limited production brewer” licensure category in Michigan’s exceptionally detailed and extensive “liquor control” regulatory regime, which would cost $1,000 and be imposed along with detailed regulations on businesses engaged in a narrow class of transactions related to brewing and distributing beer
   • Senate Roll Call 31 on Jan. 9, 2020.

House Bill 4335: Revise barber licensure detail
to revise details of a state licensure mandate imposed on barbers that requires 1,800 hours of instruction at a “licensed barber college” before an individual can earn a living at this trade. The bill would permit up to 1,000 hours of “cosmetology” training to be substituted on a one-to-one basis, and also allow prospective cosmetologists to apply 1,000 barber college hours to the requirements for that license
   • Senate Roll Call 16 on Oct. 30, 2019.

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View Bill: Allow pension “double dipping” by retired...
[Allow pension “double dipping” by retired state psychiatric health care workers] to allow some former government psychiatric health care workers who are collecting state pension benefits to go back to work in certain positions and collect a paycheck without taking a cut in pension benefits

Senate Bill 319: Make more expensive rental property eligible...
[Make more expensive rental property eligible for developer tax breaks] to concur with the House-passed version of the bill
   • Senate Roll Call 1 on Dec. 19, 2019.

Senate Resolution 0: Deny Heartwell nomination to chair Natural...
[Deny Heartwell nomination to chair Natural Resources Commission] to disapprove the appointment by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of former Grand Rapids mayor George Heartwell as chairman of Michigan Natural Resources Commission. This follows the reportedly related Feb. 13 denial of Anna Mitterling's appointment to this commission, which has "exclusive authority to regulate the taking of game and sportfish" and designating which species may or may not be hunted. Heartwell’s nomination is opposed by the National Rifle Association because of his role as a “state membership coordinator” of antigun groups organized by former New York City mayor and current Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg
   • Senate Roll Call 88 on Feb. 27, 2020.

Senate Bill 686: Create state employee whistleblower protection law
to establish a state employee whistleblower protection law that prohibits a state department or agency from retaliating against a person for communicating with a legislator on the way the department or agency is performing its duties
   • Senate Roll Call 78 on Dec. 10, 2019.

Senate Bill 674: Exempt air ambulances from medical services...
[Exempt air ambulances from medical services rationing (“certificate of need”)] to exempt air ambulance services from a state Certificate of Need law that requires medical service providers to get permission from a panel of existing providers before investing in a new or expanded service
   • Senate Roll Call 87 on Dec. 4, 2019.

Senate Bill 672: Revise psychiatric hospital rationing ...
[Revise psychiatric hospital rationing (“certificate of need”)] to exempt psychiatric hospitals or units from the rationing restrictions imposed under a state Certificate of Need law that requires medical service providers to get permission from a panel of existing providers before investing in a new or expanded facilities. In return for the exemption, private psychiatric hospitals and units would have to maintain half the beds for "public patients," defined as ones receiving social welfare benefits, or subject to a treatment order signed by a clinical psychiatrist, or deemed by a court to be a threat to themselves or others. See also Senate Bill 669
   • Senate Roll Call 85 on Dec. 4, 2019.

House Bill 5576: Gov. Whitmer’s “Michigan Reconnect”...
[Gov. Whitmer’s “Michigan Reconnect” scholarship proposal] to authorize a college and trade school grant program for individuals age 25 and above, with grants in the amount needed to cover tuition and fees for career-oriented classes at a comm