News From Rep. Hoadley

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

KALAMAZOO – State Representative Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) invites residents to attend an upcoming town hall to be held Monday, March 23, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Van Deusen Room of the Kalamazoo Public Library, 315 S. Rose St. in Kalamazoo, to discuss a proposal to create paid sick leave for most workers in Michigan. Special guests at the town hall will include Dessa Cosma-King of the Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan and economist Jeanne Kimmel of...

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

LANSING – With the state facing a deficit and the governor contemplating program cuts, the Michigan House Democrats are demanding a budget that requires big corporations to come back to the table and pay their fair share, instead of yet another budget that forces Michigan families and students to make sacrifices.

“Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative Republicans have made giving handouts to big corporations their priority for the past four years, and now we have...

Thursday, 5 February 2015

LANSING – State Representative Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) said he welcomes the investment of $300,000 from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund into a local trail that is part of the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail system. The funds will be used to construct a segment of trail along the east side of Portage Creek from Lake Street to Vine Street in Kalamazoo’s Upjohn Park. The city of Kalamazoo is providing the remaining $157,000 to complete the...

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo), in response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State Address tonight, said that the Legislature needs to make education a real priority if we hope to have a talented, trained workforce ready to compete in the 21st century economy. However, Gov. Snyder focused on looming budget cuts caused overwhelmingly by generous tax cuts to already profitable corporations. Coupled with tax increases on seniors and working families, Michigan’s...

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo), in response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State Address tonight, said that the Legislature needs to make education a real priority if we hope to have a talented, trained workforce ready to compete in the 21st century economy.  However, Gov. Snyder focused on looming budget cuts caused overwhelmingly by generous tax cuts to already profitable corporations. Coupled with tax increases on seniors and working families, Michigan’s...

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