House Speaker Pro Tempore Laurie Pohutsky

5 Years
House District 17
251 C
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Biographical Information

Born: April 28, 1988 in Detroit
Education: Michigan State University from 2006-2010, Bachelor of Science in microbiology.
Employment/Military Record: Commercial and clinical labs, dealing with issues such as food safety and drug testing.
Community Activities: Angela Hospice where I perform home visits with patients; Member of the Rotary Club of Livonia.
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)
House (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: I was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2018.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House17th District 2022
General Vote: 24,482 of 35,462 (69%)
Primary Vote: 9,744 of 9,744 (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 League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

Michigan House19th District 2020
General Vote: 29,452 of 58,667 (50%)
Primary Vote: 14,709 of 14,709 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House19th District 2018
General Vote: 23,454 of 46,684 (50%)
Primary Vote: 6,224 of 11,376 (54%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Democratic Party Progressive Caucus

Political Activities: Member of the Livonia Democratic Club; Indivisible Michigan; and Indivisible District 11.

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Sara Henning, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Thomas Randle, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4006
HB 4202
Criminal Sexual Conduct
HB 4608
Health Occupations - Dietitian Nutritionists
HB 4657
Court Administration
HB 4718
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
HB 4760
Public Service Commission
HB 4949
HB 4980
Occupations - Veterinarians
HB 5027
Prenatal Screenings
HR 123
Equal Rights Amendment
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