LaMar Lemmons, Jr.
|LaMar Lemmons, Jr.|
|Michigan House of Representatives District 2|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Rep. Lemmons moved to Detroit in 1950. Lemmons is the father of four children; serving in the House along with his oldest son, LaMar Lemmons III, who represents the 3rd House District.
Key votes of 2009-2010
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- 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 LaMar Lemmons, Jr.'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 LaMar Lemmons, Jr.'s 479 missed roll-call votes
Committee Assignments, 2009-2010
Lemmons was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.
LaMar Lemmons, Jr. raised $15,831 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 2|
|LaMar Lemmons, Jr. (D)||25,327|
|Edith Floyd (R)||930|
In 2008 LaMar Lemmons, Jr. collected $15,831 in donations. 
His two largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$3,120|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. LaMar Lemmons, Jr.
S0586 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Phone: (517) 373-0106
Fax: (517) 373-7271
- Michigan Legislature - Representative LaMar Lemmons, Jr. official government website
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Michigan Votes - LaMar Lemmons, Jr.
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- Lamar Lemmons on Facebook
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