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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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William Rogers
William Rogers.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 66
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Chair, Livingston County Commission
2006-2008
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1976
Personal
ProfessionCo-Owner, E.B.I., Incorporated
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William Rogers is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 66 since January 1, 2009.

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

Voting record

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.

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Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rogers has been appointed to these committees:

  • Appropriations
  • 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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rogers served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rogers is opposed by Dale Rogers in the Republican primary on August 7. He is running in District 42.[1]

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rogers won re-election to the District 66 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated James Delcamp (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 04, 2008, William Rogers ran for District 66 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Donna Anderson and Todd Richardson. [2]

William Rogers raised $55,985 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 66
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Rogers (R) 32,138
Donna Anderson (D) 19,146
Todd Richardson (L) 2,020

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Rogers received $41,317 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to William Rogers's campaign in 2010
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$1,846
DTE Energy$1,550
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,250
CMS Energy$1,000
CSX Transportation$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $41,317

2008

In 2008 William Rogers collected $55,985 in donations. [5]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
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

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Bill Rogers
S-1085 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-1784
BillRogers@house.mi.gov

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Scorecards

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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

William Rogers received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

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