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Nominee Spotlight: Representative Vanessa Guerra

Who is she? Representative Vanessa Guerra represents House District 95, serving Bridgeport Township, Buena Vista Township, Carrollton Township, James Township, Kochville Township, the city of Saginaw, Spaulding Township, Zilwaukee and Zilwaukee Township. She serves on the elections and ethics and judiciary committees. Representative Guerra is serving her third term in the House. Before joining the […]

Women’s Voices Matter Too, Fellas

Women’s Voices Matter Too, Fellas

  Last week, Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell spoke on the House floor in favor of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which has encountered opposition from Republicans and NRA due to a provision that would prevent convicted stalkers and abusers from buying guns. She delivered a passionate defense of the reform and asked Republicans […]

Hoadley, Jon

Nominee Spotlight: Rep. Jon Hoadley

  Who is he? Rep. Jon Hoadley represents Michigan’s 60th house district, including parts of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Township, and Portage. He serves on the following committees: House Appropriations, House Fiscal Agency Governing, General Government, Health and Human Services, and Higher Education and Community College Appropriations. Before his election to the House in 2014, Hoadley worked […]

The 2019 House GOP Action Plan: Disappointing, Not Surprising

The 2019 House GOP Action Plan: Disappointing, Not Surprising

Last week, Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield criticized the lack of detail in Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s hour-long State of the State address. This week, House Republicans put out their own plan, which offers approximately zero details. The 2019 action plan starts with a section on roads, which doesn’t really say […]