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Bruce Caswell

Republican — Senator — District 16
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Bruce Caswell represents Senate District 16 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 391 bills.

2002 65087.27
2004 47330.99
2006 63610.48
2010 232431.22
2012 27622.95

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    720 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-5932
    Fax: 517-373-5944

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News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Update for the Week of June 9, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of June 2, 2014

In order to keep you and your neighbors better informed about the legislation we discuss, I am posting the agenda for any scheduled committee meetings at the beginning of the week and an update with any votes that were taken that week in committee or on the House floor. I ...

Capitol Update for the Week of June 2, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

My Thoughts for the Michigan State Senate in the 2014 Election

For the past several sessions, and especially since the 2010 election with its rightward shift, the Michigan State Senate has been a conservative Republican bastion. Currently it has 26 Republican senators and only twelve Democrats; in addition, beginning next year, term-limited Democrat Glenn Anderson's southeast Michigan district (old SD-6) has ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1011

    Human services; medical services; suspension of medicaid for certain incarcerated individuals; allow. Amends sec. 106 of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.106) & adds sec. 106b.

  • SB 1000

    Health; pharmaceuticals; standards for pharmacy auditing practices; provide for. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 17771.

  • SB 1002

    Insurance; third party administrators; pharmacy benefit managers; regulate practices of and place limits on health plans under contract with. Amends 1984 PA 218 (MCL 550.901 - 550.960) by adding secs. 25 & 26.

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  • SB 999

    Insurance; third party administrators; pharmacy benefit manager; regulate and require certification as a third party administrator. Amends sec. 2 of 1984 PA 218 (MCL 550.902).

  • SB 1001

    Insurance; third party administrators; pharmacy benefit managers; require contracts to include certain maximum allowable cost provisions and other general amendments. Amends 1984 PA 218 (MCL 550.901 - 550.960) by adding sec. 27.

  • SB 989

    Juveniles; criminal procedure; requiring parent victim to reimburse for juvenile's care; prohibit. Amends sec. 1, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1).

Recent Votes

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SB 872

ROLL CALL # 521 YEAS 29 NAYS 8 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2976.0
•••No: 821.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 678

ROLL CALL # 515 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 668

ROLL CALL # 509 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4466

PASSED ROLL CALL # 526 YEAS 23 NAYS 14 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2360.0
•••No: 1436.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5445

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 502 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 691

ROLL CALL # 466 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Michigan Legislature. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.