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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 308 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 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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  • 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.

  • 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

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  • 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

  • SB 953

    Education; financing; school district placement into control of an emergency manager for failure to comply with enhanced deficit elimination plan; provide for. Amends 2012 PA 436 (MCL 141.1541 - 141.1575) by adding sec. 7a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0952'14, SB 0955'14, SB 0956'14

  • SR 153

    A resolution to declare May 25-31, 2014, as Invisible Illness Awareness Week in the state of Michigan.

Recent Votes

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SB 1017

PASSED ROLL CALL # 534 YEAS 30 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 6 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3078.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 615.0
SB 977

PASSED ROLL CALL # 530 YEAS 32 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 991

PASSED ROLL CALL # 532 YEAS 31 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 753

PASSED ROLL CALL # 529 YEAS 22 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2257.0
•••No: 1128.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 938

PASSED ROLL CALL # 531 YEAS 33 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 616

PASSED ROLL CALL # 533 YEAS 26 NAYS 7 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2668.0
•••No: 718.0
•••Other: 513.0
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Sources

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