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William Rogers
Michigan House of Representatives District 66
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Residential Home Builder
Website House Site

Republican Bill Rogers of Brighton is the current state representative for the 66th District of the Michigan House of Representatives serving his first term.

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

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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

Committee Assignments, 2009-2010

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rogers ran for re-election to the District 66 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He faced 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. [1]

William Rogers raised $55,985 for his campaign.[2]

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

2008

In 2008 William Rogers collected $55,985 in donations. [3]

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

External links

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