LaTanya Garrett

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LaTanya Garrett
Member of the MichiganHouseofRepresentatives
from the 7th district
In office
January 1, 2015 January 1, 2021
Preceded by Thomas Stallworth III
Succeeded by Helena Scott
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Wayne County Community College
Website Official website

LaTanya Garrett is a Democratic politician from Michigan currently representing the 7th District in the Michigan House of Representatives after being elected in November 2014. [1] [2]

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Education and early career

Garrett attended schools in the Detroit area, and graduated from Henry Ford High School, Life Support Training Institute, and Wayne County Community College. As of January 2015, she is finalizing a bachelor's degree in medical case management from Davenport University. [1]

Garrett has worked as a community activist and on several political campaigns. She has also worked as a licensed first responder, and is a small business owner. [1]

Political career

Garrett was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2014. She took office in January 2015, and was asked by Democratic Floor Leader Sam Singh to serve as one of his Assistant Democratic Floor Leaders. [3] State Rep. LaTanya Garrett, a wife and mother of three, said her family was top of mind when she wrote legislation introduced in the Michigan Legislature on Wednesday that would make it a felony to falsely report a crime based on a person’s race. Committees (2015-2016) [1]

Personal life

Garrett is married with two children. Garrett is a resident of Detroit, Michigan. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Rep. LaTanya Garrett's Biography". Michigan House Democrats. Archived from the original on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2015-01-07.
  2. "2014 Live Michigan election results: State House Districts 1-110". MLive. November 4, 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  3. "2015-2016 House Democratic Caucus Leadership". housedems.com.