As reported in this blog post, Rescue Michigan labeled State Sen. John Damoose (and other Republican lawmakers) as RINOs due to their support of SB1. As you consider RM's assertion, we invite you to also ponder the following:
ERG leadership communicated with the Senator, tonight, who says he voted for the bill, because he "wasn't going to pass up a tax cut - one of the few we will get." And, "at least a small tax on our some of our retirees was better than nothing."
The Senator says he tried to improve the bill with an amendment. Please watch the video.