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Kara Hope

Kara Hope

Kara Hope (D-Holt) is a first-term state representative serving the 67th district. She is an attorney who previously served three terms on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners.

COMMENTARY

Kara Hope: There’s no excuse for Michigan Republicans failing to act on common-sense gun reform

By: - September 10, 2019

Many people are frustrated with the U.S. Senate for its failure to act on the expanded background checks legislation passed by the House. I share that frustration.  But if you are frustrated by inaction in Washington, you will find no comfort in what is going on in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature. My Democratic colleagues and […]

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Kara Hope: Trump’s Title X changes threaten health care in Michigan

By: - July 18, 2019

The war on reproductive freedom has multiple fronts here in Michigan.  On one front, petition signatures are being gathered to place two extreme anti-abortion measures before voters on the November 2020 ballot. On another front, the federal government threatens access to health care for more than 42,000 Michiganders. The latter threat comes in the form […]