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Howard Walker

Republican — Senator — District 37
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Howard Walker represents Senate District 37 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 310 bills.

2002 148310.0
2004 68514.33
2006 59415.0
2010 219475.67
2012 38022.2

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

  • Capitol Office:

    910 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-2413
    Fax: 517-373-5144

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News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Recap for the Week of Sept. 15, 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 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 ...

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 ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of March 10, 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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 180

    A resolution designating October 2014 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • SB 1043

    Property; other; corner recordation act; modify. Amends title & secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 14 of 1970 PA 74 (MCL 54.202 et seq.) & adds secs. 3a & 3b.

  • SCR 18

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Connie Berube Binsfeld, former Lieutenant Governor and member of the Senate and House of Representatives.

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  • SB 952

    Education; school districts; deficit elimination plan; provide for enhancement. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1220. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0951'14, SB 0954'14, SB 0957'14

  • SB 951

    School aid; payments; reference to deficit elimination plan compliance in school aid act; update, include enhanced deficit elimination plans, and revise other reporting requirements. Amends secs. 17a & 18 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1617a & 388.1618). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0952'14, SB 0954'14, SB 0957'14

  • SB 954

    School aid; other; deficit elimination plan requirement; revise. Amends sec. 102 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1702). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0951'14, SB 0952'14, SB 0957'14

Recent Votes

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SB 970

PASSED ROLL CALL # 540 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 935

PASSED ROLL CALL # 541 YEAS 36 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 903

PASSED ROLL CALL # 539 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 156

ROLL CALL # 542 YEAS 34 NAYS 3 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3489.0
•••No: 37.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 959

HOUSE AMENDMENT(S) CONCURRED IN ROLL CALL # 537 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 960

HOUSE AMENDMENT(S) CONCURRED IN ROLL CALL # 538 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

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

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