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 on a variety of campaigns to fight discrimination and promote equality in Michigan and across the country. Hoadley is a strong advocate for quality education, good government and social justice.
Why was he chosen as Legislator of the Month?
We chose Rep. Hoadley as our December Legislator of the Month for calling out Republicans’ lame duck effort to strip power away from the attorney general’s office.
What else has he been up to in the legislature?
- Has been the lead sponsor on efforts to expand the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include the LGBTQ+ community since joining the House in 2015
- Introduced legislation to expand Michigan’s successful bottle recycling initiative last January
- Sponsored a bill aimed at curbing sexual violence on college campuses that passed the House in May
- Criticized Republicans’ undemocratic efforts to pull the rug out from under working families by gutting minimum wage and paid sick time reforms during lame duck
Click here to cast your vote for Jon Hoadley as Progress Michigan’s 2018 Legislator of the Year.