Jack Hoogendyk

3:21 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Hoogendyk defends latest Agema comments on gays

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Agema reportedly made the remarks at a holiday gathering in Berrien County. Congressman Fred Upton (R-Saint Joseph) and Governor Rick Snyder are among a number of Michigan GOP officials who have condemned the comments.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema's latest anti-gay comments were met with widespread backlash from many of his peers -- including several Southwest Michigan Republicans. But former state Representative Jack Hoogendyk said Agema is under attack for speaking the truth.
12:38 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

House approves accepting federal grant for health care exchange. Conservative groups threaten primary challenges

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Former Kalamazoo area State Representative Jack Hoogendyk leading effort against accepting a grant to set up a health care exchange.
Lansing - A coalition of conservative and tea party groups has threatened to withdraw political support from GOP lawmakers who vote in favor of funding a state and federal health exchange partnership with a nearly $31 million federal grant.