Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr.

(D-East Lansing)
2 Terms
Senate District 23
7600 CBB
Official Website

Biographical Information

Home Address: 1860 Boxwood Ln, East Lansing, MI  48823
(517) 281-3574
Born: January 9, 1978 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Elizabeth
Children: CJ, Hailey, Jack, Nathan
Education: Bachelor's degree in Social Relations, Michigan State University
Employment/Military Record: Michigan House Democratic Caucus, 2001-03; policy analyst for Department of Community Health, 2004-05; legislative Liaison for Department of Community Health, 2005-08.
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan Senate 23rd District 2018
General Vote: 73,189 of 106,910 (68%)
Primary Vote: 35,975 of 35,975 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan AFL-CIO, County Road Association of Michigan, Michigan Association for Justice, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (general election)

Michigan Senate 23rd District 2014
General Vote: 50,824 of 76,900 (66%)
Primary Vote: 10,963 of 15,698 (69%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, United Auto Workers, Sierra Club of Michigan, Michigan Townships Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Credit Union League, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 951, Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union, United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 333, former Rep. David Hollister, Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Iron Workers Local 25, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Realtors PAC, Michigan Education Association recommendation, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, Michigan NOW, Equality Michigan Pride PAC, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC

Other Offices: Ingham County commissioner, 2001-08; Ingham County Register of Deeds, 2008-2014; 23rd District State Senator, 2014-present.
Community Activities: Mason Rotary, parishioner at St Thomas Church, former board member of Ingham County Health Plan Association, member Sierra Club.
Religion: Catholic

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Kathleen Farhat, Chief of Staff
Sydney Hart, Legislative Assistant/Office Manager
Christiana Canfield, Legislative Assistant
Julia Walters, Legislative Assistant
Brady Czape, Legislative Assistant

Sponsored Legislation
SB 52
supplemental appropriations
SB 110
income tax
SB 111
income tax checkoff
SB 115
school aid supplemental
SB 187
omnibus appropriations
SB 188
education omnibus
SB 192
suicide prevention
SB 193
SB 196
campaign finance
SB 201
teacher evaluations
SB 314
Medical Reimbursement
SB 329
Employment Discrimination
SB 349
Child Care
SB 350
Student Loans
SB 371
Child Abuse
SB 386
Adoption/Foster Care
SB 398
Horse Racing
SB 412
PA 19
Prescription Drugs
SB 418
Public School Employees
SB 464
Patient Treatment
SB 584
Insurance Coverage
SB 588
Anatomical Gift
SB 589
Land Use
SB 606
Election Laws
SB 662
Employment Discrimination
SB 701
Sex Education
SB 764
PA 168
Income Tax
SB 775
SB 795
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
SB 878
Judge Retirement
SB 887
Traffic Control Devices
SB 897
Unfair Labor Practice
SB 923
General Government Appropriations
SB 959
Stolen/Missing Firearms
SB 1009
Highway Designation
SB 1024
Consumer Protection
SB 1032
Statute of Limitations
SB 1054
Emergency Medical Services Personnel
SB 1125
Liquor Control
SB 1126
Auto Injuries
SB 1127
Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting
SB 1131
Horse Racing
SB 1132
Criminal Sexual Conduct
SB 1138
Law Enforcement Training
SB 1139
Absent Voter
SB 1163
Alcohol/Liquor Licenses
SB 1178
Gestational Surrogacy
SB 1180
Gestational Surrogacy
SB 1203
Transportation Network Companies
SR 38
Month Designation
SR 45
Week Designation
SR 49
Week Designation
SR 125
Week Designation
SCR 13
SCR 33
State Employee Compensation
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