Progress Michigan blog posts.

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

  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…

Nominee Spotlight: Senator Stephanie Chang

  Who is she? Senator Stephanie Chang represents Senate District 1, serving Detroit and Downriver communities. Senator Chang seves as the Minority Floor Leader and serves on the Finance, Government Operations, Judiciary and Public Safety committees. She was elected to the Senate in 2018 after serving two terms in the House. Prior to being elected,…

Nominee Spotlight: Rep. Darrin Camilleri

  Who is he? Rep. Darrin Camilleri represents the 23rd District, including Gibraltar, Grosse Ile, Huron, Trenton, Woodhaven, and Brownstown. He currently serves as the Minority Whip and previously served on the Education Reform, Energy Policy, and Commerce and Trade Committees. Rep. Camilleri was elected in 2016 at age 24, the youngest Latino and first…

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…