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Hoon-Yung Hopgood

Democratic — Senator — District 8
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Hoon-Yung Hopgood represents Senate District 8 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 551 bills.

2002 57737.47
2004 42643.15
2006 31136.5
2010 68368.66
2012 9797.95

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    515 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-7800
    Fax: 517-373-9310

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News and Blog Coverage

My Thoughts for the Michigan State Senate in the 2014 Election

For the past several sessions, and especially since the 2010 election with its rightward shift, the Michigan State Senate has been a conservative Republican bastion. Currently it has 26 Republican senators and only twelve Democrats; in addition, beginning next year, term-limited Democrat Glenn Anderson's southeast Michigan district (old SD-6) has ...

As Legislative Republicans Continue Anti-Education Push, Senate Democrats Host Educators and Parents at Capitol

LANSING –Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and Senator Bert Johnson (D-Detroit) hosted a special hearing at the Capitol today to listen to education experts, teachers and parents on House Bill 4369, legislation to expand the Education Achievement Authority (EAA). Senate Democrats also launched an online petition at www.senatedems.com/StopEAA to urge the ...

As Legislative Republicans Continue Anti-Education Push, Senate Democrats Host Educators and Parents at Capitol

LANSING –Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and Senator Bert Johnson (D-Detroit) hosted a special hearing at the Capitol today to listen to education experts, teachers and parents on House Bill 4369, legislation to expand the Education Achievement Authority (EAA). Senate Democrats also launched an online petition at www.senatedems.com/StopEAA to urge the ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1117

    Corporate income tax; credits; credit for certain taxpayers that provide employment to unemployed individuals; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 672.

  • SB 1126

    Insurance; health benefits; Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act; provide exception to protect the woman's health. Amends sec. 11 of 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.551).

  • SB 1111

    Education; public school academies; certain requirements for charter schools and authorizing bodies upon termination or revocation of contract; provide for. Amends secs. 507, 528, 561 & 1311l of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.507 et seq.).

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  • SB 1127

    Insurance; health benefits; Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act; provide exception in case of rape or incest. Amends sec. 11 of 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.551).

  • SB 1104

    Education; public school academies; increased oversight over charter schools, certificate of need for new charter schools, open bid process for contracted services, and procedures for removal of charter school board members; provide for. Amends secs. 502, 503, 503c, 522, 523c, 528, 552, 553, 553c, 1311d & 1311e of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.502 et seq.).

  • SB 1105

    Retirement; pension oversight; investment in a hazardous waste deep disposal well facility by an investment fiduciary of a large sponsored system; limit. Amends secs. 12d & 13 of 1965 PA 314 (MCL 38.1132d & 38.1133).

Recent Votes

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HB 5107

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 598 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5231

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 612 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5785

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 602 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5457

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 636 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5233

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 617 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5552

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 635 YEAS 26 NAYS 12 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2668.0
•••No: 1231.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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