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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 257 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 49

    A resolution to urge Michigan institutions of higher learning to improve policies, training, and victims' services regarding cases of sexual assault and stalking.

  • HB 4411

    Civil rights; housing discrimination; housing discrimination for domestic violence victims; prohibit. Amends title & sec. 502 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2502).

  • HR 47

    A resolution to declare April 2, 2015, as Autism Awareness Day in the state of Michigan.

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  • HR 48

    A resolution to declare April 2015 as Autism Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 4413

    Crime victims; other; address confidentiality program for victims of domestic violence crimes; create. Creates new act.

  • HB 4416

    Liquor; retail sales; sale, use, or possession of powdered alcohol; prohibit. Amends 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1101 - 436.2303) by adding sec. 914a.

Recent Votes

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SB 18

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 48 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4224

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 55 Yeas 105 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10595.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 19

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 49 Yeas 109 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10999.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4017

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 51 Yeas 106 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10696.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4060

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 53 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4193

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 54 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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