Rep. Rachel Hood

(D-Grand Rapids)
2 Terms
House District 76
1095 HOB
Official Website

Biographical Information

Home Address: 28 Guild Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI  49505
(616) 822-0700
Born: October 12, 1976 in Livonia
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: David Petroelje
Children: Evelyn and Ineke
Education: Bachelor of Science Social Relations James Madison College Michigan State University 1999
Employment/Military Record: Works part-time for Dig Deep, a consulting firm that helps local governments find financing resources for public infrastructure projects. Previously, Rachel was the Executive Director of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC), where she advocated for clean energy solutions and water protection. Rachel also worked for Metro Health Hospital where she managed community relations.
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 76th District 2020
General Vote: 33,887 of 53,998 (62%)
Primary Vote: 13,763 of 13,763 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 76th District 2018
General Vote: 27,009 of 44,375 (60%)
Primary Vote: 12,897 of 12,897 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Association for Justice, AFL-CIO, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Michigan League of Conservation Voters (general election)

Religion: Presbyterian

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Thomas Stephenson, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Alexander Zygmunt, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4185
Property Taxes
HB 4508
Employee Benefits
HB 4643
County Commissioners
HB 4715
Solar Facilities
HB 4721
Capitol Commission
HB 4755
Fair Employment Practices
HB 4836
Identification Cards
HB 4986
Income Tax Credit
HB 5031
Income Tax
HB 5032
Broadband Services
HB 5220
Gender Neutral Language
HB 5318
SNAP Programs
HB 5346
Working Conditions
HB 5414
Lead Poisoning
HB 5475
Education Curriculum
HB 5547
HB 5576
Watercraft Traffic Control
HB 5578
Weatherization Assistance
HB 5658
HB 5708
Property Assessment Program
HB 5776
Mask and Testing Kit Supplemental
HB 5807
Collective Bargaining
HB 5840
Campaign Funds
HB 5865
Water Pollution
HB 5954
Water Withdrawal
HB 6000
Insurance Rate
HB 6028
Fair Employment Practices
HB 6082
Michigan Veterans' Facility Ombudsman
HB 6099
Prevailing Wages
HB 6164
Sand Dune Development
HB 6238
Blood Donations
HB 6274
Firearm Dealer Employees
HB 6439
Mental Health Screenings
HB 6448
Assigned Claims Plan
HR 112
Hip Hop Appreciation
HR 129
Police Departments
HR 308
MI Healthy Climate Plan
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