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Margaret O'Brien

Republican — Representative — District 61
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Margaret O'Brien represents House District 61 in the Michigan House, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 444 bills.

2008 31725.88
2010 44029.89
2012 42681.31

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

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News and Blog Coverage

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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  • HB 6075

    Labor; hours and wages; training hourly wage criteria under the workforce opportunity wage act; modify. Amends sec. 4b of 2014 PA 138 (MCL 408.414b).

  • HR 430

    A resolution to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reverse its recent acceptance of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s proposed system support resource cost allocation tariff that would allocate approximately 99.5 percent of costs to utility customers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and to divide the costs in a more equitable manner

  • HB 5860

    Occupations; appraisers; qualification criteria for appraisers; provide for establishment by rule. Amends secs. 2601 & 2605 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2601 & 339.2605).

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  • SCR 24

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for George C. Steeh, former member of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

  • HB 5843

    Legislature; other; distribution of state flags to eligible legislators' survivors; allow. Creates new act.

  • HB 5830

    Law enforcement; other; protocols that require law enforcement officers to carry opioid antagonists and requirement for law enforcement training; provide for. Creates new act.

Recent Votes

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HB 5560

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 610 Yeas 62 Nays 47

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6256.0
•••No: 4743.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4927

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 616 Yeas 60 Nays 49

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6055.0
•••No: 4944.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5958

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 615 Yeas 59 Nays 50

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5954.0
•••No: 5045.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5095

passed Roll Call # 635 Yeas 83 Nays 27

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8375.0
•••No: 2724.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 113

passed Roll Call # 619 Yeas 93 Nays 16

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9385.0
•••No: 1614.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1103

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 637 Yeas 73 Nays 37

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 7366.0
•••No: 3733.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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