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Kathy Angerer

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Kathy Angerer
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Michigan House of Representatives District 55
Former member
Term in office began
January 1, 2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Kathy Angerer was a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 55 from January 1, 2005 to January 1, 2011.

Angerer grew up in Carleton, Michigan, and is a lifelong Monroe County resident.[1] She graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Monroe and attended Monroe County Community College.[2] Her husband is Russ Angerer, who is a decorated Vietnam veteran.[3] Together they have five adult children.[4]

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

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  • Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
  • Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
  • Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
  • Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
  • Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
  • A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
  • It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
  • Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
  • Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.

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Committee Assignments, 2009-2010

Elections

2010

Angerer was not eligible for re-election under Michigan's term limits.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kathy Angerer ran for District 55 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Frank Moynihan.[5]

Kathy Angerer raised $157,709 for her campaign.[6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 55
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Angerer (D) 33,236
Frank Moynihan (R) 17,054

2006

Angerer defeated Republican candidate Matt Milosch by a margin of 23,409 to 13,208 votes in the November 2006 general election.

Angerer was unopposed in the Democratic primary.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 55
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Angerer (D) 23,409
Matt Milosch (R) 13,208

2004

Angerer was elected to the State House in 2004, defeating incumbent Republican Matt Milosh. The race was one of the most expensive in Michigan in 2004, with over $500,000 spent between the two candidates and parties.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 55
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Angerer (D) 24,299
Matt Milosch (R) 23,980

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Kathy Angerer collected $157,709 in donations.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
DTE Energy $5,000
Michigan Education Association $5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,500
Monroe Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 671 $4,000
Michigan Pharmacists Association $4,000

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Kathy Angerer
Room 155 Capitol Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-1792
kathyangerer@house.mi.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 55
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Rick Olson