Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on April 25, 2012, to increase overall school spending by $495 million, and increase per-student spending by $300. The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on April 25, 2012.
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The vote was 16 in favor, 22 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 243)
|Anderson (D)||Bieda (D)||Gleason (D)||Gregory (D)||Hood (D)|
|Hopgood (D)||Hunter (D)||Johnson (D)||Smith (D)||Warren (D)|
|Whitmer (D)||Young (D)|
|Green (R)||Hansen (R)||Jones (R)||Rocca (R)|
|Booher (R)||Brandenburg (R)||Casperson (R)||Caswell (R)||Colbeck (R)|
|Emmons (R)||Hildenbrand (R)||Hune (R)||Jansen (R)||Kahn (R)|
|Kowall (R)||Marleau (R)||Meekhof (R)||Moolenaar (R)||Nofs (R)|
|Pappageorge (R)||Pavlov (R)||Proos (R)||Richardville (R)||Robertson (R)|
|Schuitmaker (R)||Walker (R)|
SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES
|Y Anderson (D)||Y Bieda (D)||n Booher (R)||n Brandenburg (R)||n Casperson (R)|
|n Caswell (R)||n Colbeck (R)||n Emmons (R)||Y Gleason (D)||Y Green (R)|
|Y Gregory (D)||Y Hansen (R)||n Hildenbrand (R)||Y Hood (D)||Y Hopgood (D)|
|n Hune (R)||Y Hunter (D)||n Jansen (R)||Y Johnson (D)||Y Jones (R)|
|n Kahn (R)||n Kowall (R)||n Marleau (R)||n Meekhof (R)||n Moolenaar (R)|
|n Nofs (R)||n Pappageorge (R)||n Pavlov (R)||n Proos (R)||n Richardville (R)|
|n Robertson (R)||Y Rocca (R)||n Schuitmaker (R)||Y Smith (D)||n Walker (R)|
|Y Warren (D)||Y Whitmer (D)||Y Young (D)|
Senate Roll Call 243 on The amendment
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