Rep. Julie Rogers

4 Years
House District 41
890 HOB
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Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: October 2, 1975 in Kalamazoo
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Dr. Ed Orloff
Education: Master's of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Marquette University; graduate of Mattawan H.S. and Kalamazoo Area Math and Science Center attended "2 and a half day" Eliminating Racism and Creating/Celebrating Equity training life-long learner!
Employment/Military Record: Physical Therapist at Ascension Borgess Hospital. History of practicing at Bronson Methodist Hospital.
Community Activities: Lifetime member NAACP, Borgess Diversity Council member, Portage Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Faith in Action member, Michigan Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association member, Bike Friendly Kalamazoo Advisory Council member, YWCA member, Northside Ministerial Alliance member, former Girls on the Run coach, former West Michigan Cancer Center Board member
Religion: United Methodist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2021 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: Current State Representative, Kalamazoo County Commissioner 2013-2020 (including some time as Board Chair), At-Large member of Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) Board of Directors 2018-2020.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 41st District 2022
General Vote: 23,214 of 30,157 (76%)
Primary Vote: 8,790 of 8,790 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association; Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

Michigan House 60th District 2020
General Vote: 30,037 of 40,080 (74%)
Primary Vote: 7,176 of 13,936 (51%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 61st District 2008
General Vote: 27,122 of 55,425 (48%)
Primary Vote: 2,657 of 2,657 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan Senate 20th District 2006

Michigan House 61st District 2006
General Vote: 20,600 of 41,673 (49%)
Primary Vote: 3,623 of 3,623 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Current Assistant Democratic Floor Leader; Democratic VC: Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee; House Appropriations Com member; House Finance Com member; House Democrats' Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Com member; Legislative Art and Culture Caucus Co-Chair; Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention Caucus member; Progressive Women's Caucus member; National Association of Counties (NACo) Health Steering Committee member 2014-2020; 1 of 25 Women in Government Class of 2019; Kalamazoo County Democratic Party Executive Committee Member; League of Women Voters member

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Kylee Johnson, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4030
Hazardous Products
HB 4083
Hazardous Products
HB 4120
Child Protection
HB 4169
Occupational Therapists
HB 4184
HB 4224
Medical Services
HB 4225
School Safety
HB 4420
Crime Victims
HB 4491
HB 4517
Fall Prevention Training
HB 4555
Date Designation
HB 4570
Absent Voter Ballots
HB 4619
HB 4728
Health Screenings
HB 4810
Gender Neutral References
HB 4832
Inland Lakes
HB 4884
No-Fault Insurance
HB 4956
HB 4961
School Curriculum
HB 5002
Public School Employees
HB 5013
Birth Control
HB 5043
Death Records
HB 5101
Corporate Income Tax
HB 5223
Traffic Control
HB 5283
Health Records
HB 5327
Craft Beverage Council
HB 5368
Lead Tests
HB 5397
Senior Citizens
HB 5421
HB 5453
Charitable Gaming
HB 5532
HB 5561
No Trespassing Areas
HB 5825
Health Insurers
HR 29
Month and Date Designation
HR 97
Month Designation
HR 119
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
HR 218
Month Designation
HR 244
Michigan Moves Month
HR 250
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
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