Retirees bill passes House; immediate action needed!

HB 5881, which would allow MDOC retirees to work in prisons part time through September 2013, passed out of the state House of Representatives Wednesday evening. 58 representatives voted for the bill and 48 voted against.

Here’s a list of representatives and how they voted:

(Not sure who your state representative is? Click here.)

Bolger   Haines   MacGregor   Potvin
Bumstead   Haveman   MacMaster   Price
Callton Heise McBroom Pscholka
Cotter Hooker McMillin Rendon
Crawford Horn
Moss Rogers
Daley Hughes Muxlow Schmidt, R.
Damrow Huuki Nesbitt Schmidt, W.
Denby Jacobsen O’Brien Shirkey
Foster Johnson Olson Somerville
Franz Knollenberg Opsommer Stamas
Genetski Kowall Ouimet Tyler
Gilbert Kurtz Outman Walsh
Glardon LaFontaine Pettalia Yonker
Lund Poleski Zorn
Graves Lyon
Agema Dillon Jackson Rutledge
Ananich Durhal Jenkins Santana
Barnett Farrington Kandrevas Segal
Bledsoe Geiss LeBlanc Smiley
Brown Greimel Lindberg Stallworth
Brunner Hammel Lipton Stanley
Byrum Haugh
Liss Stapleton
Cavanagh Hobbs McCann Switalski
Clemente Hovey-Wright Meadows Talabi
Constan Howze Nathan


This bill will now go to the state Senate for a vote. The Senate reconvenes Tuesday. It is imperative you contact your state senator right away and ask for a no vote! Click here to email your senator.

(Please note, the campaign this link will take you to is not the same exact campaign MCO posted in October. We have updated the email you can send your Senator to reflect the most recent action on the bill. Even if you emailed your legislators last month, don’t hesitate to email them this updated letter.)



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