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Winnie Brinks

Democratic — Representative — District 76
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Winnie Brinks represents House District 76 in the Michigan House, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 231 bills.

2012 39330.18

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  • Capitol Office:

    N1095 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173730822

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News and Blog Coverage

Townsend Retirement Tax Reform Would Prevent Tax Increases on Surviving Spouses

LANSING — Bipartisan backed legislation introduced by State Rep. Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak), House Bill 4124, would ensure surviving spouses are not subjected to a tax increase as a result of the loss of their loved one. “I view this legislation as resolving an unintended consequence that can occur in ...

Progressive Women’s Caucus Names its 2015-16 Leadership

LANSING � State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women�s Caucus, a group of Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal pay, women�s access to health care and other critical issues affecting women and their families. Other leaders elected include Vice ...

Progressive Women’s Caucus Names its 2015-16 Leadership

LANSING � State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women�s Caucus, a group of Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal pay, women�s access to health care and other critical issues affecting women and their families. Other leaders elected include Vice ...

Progressive Women’s Caucus Names its 2015-16 Leadership

LANSING � State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women�s Caucus, a group of Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal pay, women�s access to health care and other critical issues affecting women and their families. Other leaders elected include Vice ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 4265

    Higher education; community colleges; annexation by community college district; revise criteria. Amends secs. 11, 21, 31, 34, 34a, 41, 51, 52, 54, 61, 82, 85 & 111 of 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.11 et seq.).

  • HB 4235

    Records; death; maternal deaths; require physicians and certain health facilities to report to department as part of health information system. Amends secs. 2617, 2631 & 2632 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2617 et seq.).

  • HR 19

    A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to normalize relations with the Cuban government and lift the current embargo and other trade barriers with the Republic of Cuba.

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  • HB 4226

    Economic development; economic development corporations; certified technology park distinct geographic areas; increase. Amends sec. 12b of 1986 PA 281 (MCL 125.2162b).

  • HB 4206

    Health; other; human breast milk banks, companies, and cooperatives; regulate. Creates new act.

  • HB 4209

    Health; medical marihuana; state and local regulation of marihuana provisioning centers; provide for. Creates new act.

Recent Votes

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SB 35

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 17 Yeas 81 Nays 29

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8173.0
•••No: 2926.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 34

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 16 Yeas 76 Nays 34

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 7669.0
•••No: 3430.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4076

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 12 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4160

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 14 Yeas 95 Nays 15

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9586.0
•••No: 1513.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4161

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 15 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4159

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 13 Yeas 89 Nays 21

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8980.0
•••No: 2119.0
•••Other: 00.0
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