Advocacy User Profile

Find out who represents you in the state and federal government. Be sure to log into the Web site as a MPA member to see your individualized advocacy user profile below. In addition, utilize MPA's web-based legislative directory or the links to additional resources below to identify your elected officials and find out how to get in contact with them about issues that concern you. Legislators appreciate hearing from constituents and being educated on issues that are affecting their daily lives, including health care practices that not only impact pharmacists but also the citizens of Michigan as patients.

Resources


Michigan Legislators
    • Find Your Senator
      The Michigan Senate consists of 38 members who are elected by the qualified electors of districts having approximately 212,400 to 263,500 residents. Senators are elected at the same time as the governor and serve 4-year terms concurrent with the governor's term of office. Terms for State Senators begin on Jan. 1, following the November general election.

    • Find Your Representative
      There are 110 Michigan Representatives who are elected by the qualified electors of districts having approximately 77,000 to 91,000 residents. Legislative districts are drawn on the basis of population figures through the federal decennial census. Representatives are elected in even- numbered years to two-year terms. Each Representative is limited to serving three terms.

    • District Maps
      Click on the link above to access district maps and a Michigan district locator.


Federal Legislators

    • Find Your U.S. Senator
      Every two years, the Senate convenes a new “congress,” a two-year period of legislative business. Typically, a congress is divided into two annual sessions of the Senate, convened in early January and adjourned in December. On any given day, however, the Senate may meet in a variety of designated sessions to fulfill its legislative, executive, and constitutional duties.

    • Find Your U.S. Representative
      Elected to a two-year term, each representative serves the people of a specific congressional district by introducing bills and serving on committees, among other duties.


House and Senate Health Policy Committees

Get the scoop on the legislators in the House of Representatives and Senate who will be working most closely on health care and pharmacy issues on the Health Policy Committees. Click on the links below to find out who currently serves on the House and Senate Health Policy Committees.