Rep. Jim Haadsma

(D-Battle Creek)
2 Terms
House District 62
996 HOB
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Biographical Information

Home Address: 249 Snow Ave, Battle Creek, MI  49037
(269) 317-5502
Born: January 27, 1958 in Grand Rapids
Marital Status: Single
Children: Tess (30), Stewart (28), Jon (25), and Jerry (23)
Education: Wayne State University Law School, JD; University of Denver, MA, partial course of study; Michigan State University, BA in English
Employment/Military Record: McCroskey Law PLC: workers’ compensation law, Social Security disability law, 1987 to present; Legal Aid of Western Michigan (Muskegon), 1984-87
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 62nd District 2020
General Vote: 20,989 of 40,898 (51%)
Primary Vote: 7,074 of 7,074 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 62nd District 2018
General Vote: 15,937 of 30,737 (51%)
Primary Vote: 6,093 of 6,093 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Association for Justice, AFL-CIO, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

Michigan House 62nd District 2016
General Vote: 17,490 of 36,849 (47%)
Primary Vote: 2,939 of 2,939 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Nurses Association; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Education Association, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters

Other Offices: Four terms, 3rd District Calhoun County Board of Commissioners - elected 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014. Elected as State House Representative for District 62 in 2018 and 2020.
Community Activities: Kiwanis Club of Battle Creek, board member and past president, Art Center of Battle Creek board member, Haven of Rest Ministries board member, Urban League of Battle Creek board member, Salvation Army Advisory board member, Battle Creek NAACP Legal Redress Chair, Calhoun County Bar Association, member,
Religion: Christian - Methodist

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Paul Egnatuk, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Casey Adams, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4338
Independent Contractors
HB 4361
Absent Voters
HB 4389
Legislative Open Records
HB 4618
PA 145
Consumer Protections
HB 4619
PA 154
Personal Property
HB 4759
Fair Employment Practices
HB 5033
State Financing
HB 5237
Gender Neutral Language
HB 5402
Mobile Home Parks
HB 5817
Collective Bargaining
HB 6034
Independent Contractors
HB 6279
Kids on Track Program
HR 44
Coup In Burma
HR 62
Standing Rules
HR 140
Month Designation
HR 161
Student Loan Repayment
HR 237
Strike Replacement Ban
HR 357
Month Designation
HCR 17
Pandemic Funds Allocation
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