David E. Rutledge
|David E. Rutledge|
|Rep. Rutledge addressing a town hall meeting|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 54th district
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Alma Wheeler Smith|
|Alma mater||Tennessee State University|
Rutledge is married to Geraldine Simmons Rutledge and the couple have two children. He graduated from Tennessee State University with a degree in political science and has served on several boards and commissions in his locality of Washtenaw County.
During the first several months of tenure, Representative Rutledge has either introduced or participated in discussions and legislation to aid homeowners, protect school districts, and combat teen violence.
In March 2011, Rutledge opposed legislation that would lower unemployment benefits to Michigan workers who have been displaced. The law was signed by Governor Rick Snyder after a 65-44 vote in the House.
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- "Biography of David E. Rutledge".
- "State Representative David Rutledge". Retrieved 23 April 2011.
- Stanton, Ryan. "Rep. David Rutledge to Hold Coffee Hours, Speaks Out on Cuts to Unemployment Benefits". Ann Arbor. Retrieved 23 April 2011.