Tag: Jon Hoadley

Taking on the most corporate candidate in America – with special guest Jon Hoadley, candidate for MI-06

Taking on the most corporate candidate in America – with special guest Jon Hoadley, candidate for MI-06

Jon Hoadley on Twitter: @JonHoadley Jon Hoadley on Facebook: Facebook.com/jon.hoadley Jon Hoadley’s campaign website: JonHoadley.com Help Jon defeat the most corporate candidate in America by making a donation HERE. End Citizens United‘s “Big Money 20” list which includes Fred Upton is HERE. End Citizens United‘s statement on their endorsement of Jon Hoadley is HERE. Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives […]

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#GOPocrisy ALERT: Mich GOP passes straight-ticket voting ban using single vote to stop ALL Dem amendments (UPDATED)

#GOPocrisy ALERT: Mich GOP passes straight-ticket voting ban using single vote to stop ALL Dem amendments (UPDATED)

After over ten hours of behind the scenes negotiations among their caucus members, all but two Senate Republicans voted last evening to ban straight-ticket voting on Michigan ballots. The bill had been tie-barred to far-less-than-perfect legislation to permit “no reason” absentee voting. However, the tie-bar was removed before passage by the Senate and then sent back to the House where, […]

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Michigan voters strongly support Safe Patient Care Act to ensure safer nurse staffing levels

Michigan voters strongly support Safe Patient Care Act to ensure safer nurse staffing levels

Bipartisan legislation would require hospitals to staff enough nurses to care for patients. This is something you’d think everyone could agree on: There should be enough nurses on a hospital’s staff to give patients the quality care they need. But if you’ve ever been in the hospital, you know that’s not always the case. And it’s downright dangerous. Numerous studies […]

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VIDEO: State Rep. Jon Hoadley receives award from Michigan Nurses Assn and gives a barn burner of a speech

VIDEO: State Rep. Jon Hoadley receives award from Michigan Nurses Assn and gives a barn burner of a speech

This past weekend, State Representative Jon Hoadley of Kalamazoo received the Michigan Nurses Association ‘Friend of Nursing’ Award in recognition of his advocacy on safe patient care and other issues that support nurses and their profession. The MNA is the largest union and professional association representing direct-care registered nurses in Michigan and they recognized Hoadley for his strong commitment to […]

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Michigan Democratic legislators call for legal protections for LGBT people

Michigan Democratic legislators call for legal protections for LGBT people

In a move that demonstrates the Democratic principle of fairness for all, lawmakers seek update to Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. In a press conference today, members of the House and Senate Democratic caucuses urged an update of the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) that will protect Michiganders from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Placing LGBT […]

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