Rep. Julie Brixie

6 Years
House District 73
1092 HOB
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Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: May 7, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Randy Schaetzl
Children: Madeline, Annika and Heidi Schaetzl
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Geography; University of Illinois (1988); Master's Degree in Crop and Soil Sciences with a specialization in Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University (1991)
Employment/Military Record: Environmental Chemist, Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr and Huber (FTCandH), 1991-94; Environmental Consultant, Michigan Biotechnology Institute (MBI), 1994-96; Member, Meridian Township Zoning Board of Appeals, 1998 Commissioner, Meridian Township Planning Commission, 1999; Meridian Township trustee, 2000-08; Meridian Township treasurer, 2008-present; state representative, 2019-present
Community Activities: Rotary Club of Haslett-Okemos since 2007; Served as the club's vice president, president elect and president. Member of the Meridian Area Business Association since 2001 and the Michigan Recycling Coalition. Active member of the Chippewa Parent Group for Okemos Public Schools and served as vice president of the Okemos Public Schools Parent Council from 2007-2008.
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: Meridian Township Trustee, 2000-08; Meridian Township Treasurer, 2008-present; State Representative, 2019-present

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 73rd District 2022
General Vote: 21,096 of 36,796 (57%)
Primary Vote: 8,712 of 8,712 (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 Realtors; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; Small Business Association of Michigan; Voters Not Politicians (primary)

Michigan House 69th District 2020
General Vote: 30,083 of 43,417 (69%)
Primary Vote: 15,491 of 15,491 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 69th District 2018
General Vote: 27,353 of 38,200 (71%)
Primary Vote: 7,432 of 15,651 (47%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac, Michigan Association For Justice (endorsed with two other candidates), Michigan Realtors, Michigan League of Conservation Voters (general election)

Political Activities: Meridian Township Board; Meridian Township Land Preservation Advisory Board; Meridian Township Pension Board; Tri-County Planning Commission; Serves as Treasurer of the Meridian Township Economic Development Corporation

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Rachel Cichon, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Martti Weaver, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4147
Extreme Risk Protection Orders
HB 4149
Weapon-free Zones
HB 4159
State Butterfly
HB 4289
Agriculture and Rural Development
HB 4290
Natural Resources
HB 4298
Child Marriage
HB 4350
Property Tax
HB 4482
Statute of Limitations
HB 4775
Gender Neutral References
HB 5356
Motor Vehicle Sales
HB 5366
Vehicle Sales
HB 5389
Marriage Records
HB 5428
Recreation Passport
HB 5441
Short-Term Rental
HB 5451
HB 5511
Agriculture and Rural Development Appropriations
HB 5512
Natural Resources Appropriations
HB 5580
Campaign Finance
HB 5627
Employment Discrimination
HB 5866
Tax Tribunal
HR 66
Legal Immigrants
HR 185
Commemorative Anniversary
Public Employee Compensation
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