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|Michigan House of Representatives District 66|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||6|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Chair, Livingston County Commission|
|Bachelor's||Michigan State University, 1976|
|Profession||Co-Owner, E.B.I., Incorporated|
- 1 Previous offices held
- 2 Political campaign history
- 3 Voting record
- 4 Committee assignments
- 5 Elections
- 6 Campaign donors
- 7 Campaign contributions
- 8 Recent news
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Rep. Rogers graduated from Howell High School and Michigan State University. He is married and has four children and two grandchildren.
Previous offices held
Rogers is a Livingston County commissioner who was first elected in 1998, and was board chairman from 2006-2008.
Political campaign history
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 Bill Rogers’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 Bill Rogers’s 5 missed roll-call votes
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rogers has been appointed to these committees:
- Subcommittee on Corrections
- Subcommittee on Education, Chair
- Subcommittee on Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs
- Subcommittee on School Aid, Chair
- Subcommittee on State Police
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rogers served on these committees:
William Rogers raised $55,985 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 66|
|William Rogers (R)||32,138|
|Donna Anderson (D)||19,146|
|Todd Richardson (L)||2,020|
In 2010, Rogers received $41,317 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Rogers's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$1,846|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$1,250|
|Total Raised in 2010||$41,317|
In 2008 William Rogers collected $55,985 in donations. 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Chamber of Commerce||$2,775|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$2,625|
|Governmental Consultant Service||$1,500|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$1,500|
|Michigan Association of Realtors||$1,250|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Bill Rogers
S-1085 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term William + Rogers + Michigan + Legislature
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Michigan Legislature - Representative William Rogers
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Michigan Votes - William Rogers
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Michigan Department of State "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 7, 2012
- Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Follow the Money's report on Rogers' 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- 2008 contributors to William Rogers
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