|Michigan House of Representatives District 45|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||University of Michigan, 1987|
Rep. McMillin has a bachelor's degree in Accounting/Economics from the University of Michigan. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is married to Dalila McMillin, and has two daughters Jessica and Anna.
McMillin's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"Eliminated the jobs-killing Michigan Business Tax"
- Excerpt:"Authored the bill to stop the unconstitutional indefinite detention authorized under the federal NDAA law"
- Excerpt:"First elected official in Michigan to post online his salary & benefits and his staffs' names and salaries and his office expenditures"
Key votes of 2009-2010
- Click below to see how this representative voted.
- Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
- Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
- Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
- Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
- Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
- Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
- Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
- Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
- Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
- Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
- A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
- It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
- Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
- First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
- Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
- Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
- Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
- Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
- Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
- Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
- Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
- Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
- Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.
More voting record details
- List of all of Tom McMillin’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Tom McMillin’s 1 missed roll-call votes
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McMillin served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Financial Liability Reform|
|• Oversight, Chair|
|• Regulatory Reform|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McMillin served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Government Operations|
|• Oversight and Investigations, Chair|
|• Regulatory Reform|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McMillin served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Families and Children's Services|
|• Government Operations|
Kosowski won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 45. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Joanna VanRaaphorst (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 45, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Tom McMillin Incumbent||56%||25,972|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 45 General election (2010)|
|Tom McMillin (R)||24,974|
|Mary Ward (D)||11,815|
Tom McMillin raised $67,286 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 45|
|Tom McMillin (R)||29,450|
|Randy Young (D)||21,785|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, McMillin received $20,008 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tom McMillin's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Association Of CPAs||$5,000|
|9th District Republican Cmte||$1,500|
|Michigan Mcdonalds Operators Association||$1,000|
|Retired Detroit Police & Firefighters Association||$650|
|Michigan Association Of Realtors||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$20,008|
In 2008 Tom McMillin collected $67,286 in donations. 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Association of CPAs||$5,000|
|Great Lakes Education Project||$5,000|
|Michigan Chamber of Commerce||$1,279|
|Principled Leadership Fund||$1,250|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Tom McMillin
N-894 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
Tea Party Scorecard
The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.
January 2011 - March 2012
Tom McMillin received a 92% rating, the highest score awarded, on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
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- Michigan DTE customers oppose fees to refuse power meters - Detroit Free Press
- Michigan House Blocks Common Core Implementation - Budget & Tax News
- Mich. customers oppose fees to refuse power meters - San Antonio Express
- Tim Skubick: Let's remember legislators are nuanced, as Rep. Tom McMillin is ... - MLive.com
- Ken Braun: Evolution of Libertarian Republicans is a one-way street - Mlive Kalamazoo
- Bill to Impose Hefty Fine for Illegal Pickets - WSYM-TV
- COLUMN ? Common Core is about education, not ideology - HollandSentinel.com
- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder backs Common Core school standards blocked in ... - MLive.com
- Drone wars hit the states - Politico
- As Right to Work takes root, MEA faces rough lessons following Wisconsin's ... - MLive.com
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- Official campaign website
- Michigan Legislature - Representative Tom McMillin
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Michigan Votes - Tom McMillin
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Tom McMillin on Facebook
- ↑ "taxpayersfortom," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Michigan Department of State "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012
- ↑ Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on McMillin's 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributors to Tom McMillin
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
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