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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 293 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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  • HR 90

    A resolution to declare May 17-23, 2015, as Michigan Week in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 91

    A resolution to declare May 2015 as Foster Care Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 4622

    Civil procedure; personal protection orders; personal protection orders for victims of human trafficking; provide for. Amends sec. 2950a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2950a).

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  • HR 88

    A resolution urging the United States Supreme Court to continue its critical role in protecting citizens' rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and urging the states to express support for the Fourteenth Amendment.

  • HB 4618

    Veterans; benefits; service bonus for certain Vietnam veterans; expand eligibility. Amends secs. 2, 7 & 11 of 1974 PA 370 (MCL 35.1022 et seq.).

  • HR 84

    A resolution to declare May 2015 as Bike Month in the state of Michigan.

Recent Votes

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HB 4449

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 191 Yeas 106 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10697.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4496

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 188 Yeas 108 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10899.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4444

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 190 Yeas 57 Nays 52

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5752.0
•••No: 5247.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4391

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 193 Yeas 61 Nays 48

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6155.0
•••No: 4844.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4455

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 187 Yeas 95 Nays 14

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9587.0
•••No: 1412.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4470

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 192 Yeas 79 Nays 30

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 7972.0
•••No: 3027.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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