Christina Hagan

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State Representative Christina M. Hagan
Christina M. Hagan-Nemeth
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 50th district
Assumed office
March 2, 2011
Preceded by Todd Snitchler
Personal details
Born (1988-12-11) December 11, 1988 (age 27)[1]
Political party Republican
Alma mater Malone University[2]
Profession Legislator
Religion Christian

Christina Hagan-Nemeth (born December 11, 1988) is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 50th district.[2] She was born and raised in Marlboro Township, a small township within Stark County, Ohio. She was appointed at the age of 22 to replace Todd Snitchler while still in college.[3] Hagan was previously a high school tennis coach while working her way through school.[4] Her father John Hagan represented the district from 2000 to 2008.[3]Christina M. Hagan is the youngest female to have ever served in Ohio's legislature and is currently the second youngest Republican female state representative in the nation. When she was 23 years old, Hagan beat her opponent by approx. 9949 votes, keeping her seat in House District 50. She graduated from Malone University, making her the first in her family to obtain a college degree.

Hagan serves Ohio's House District 50, while working as a waitress and a HVAC Apprentice for Hagan Heating and Plumbing, a family owned and operated business in Marlboro Township. In the past she has been appointed to her first leadership role in the Ohio House of Representatives as the Vice-Chair of the Higher Education Study Committee. She is currently a member of several other legislative committees including Public Utilities, Community and Family Advancement, Agriculture and Rural Development, and The Board of Regents Internship and Co-Op Advisory Board. She serves as Vice Chair of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee and was recently appointed to serve on the Power Siting Board. She formerly served on The Ohio Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs and the Ohio House Veteran's Affairs committees.

Outside of the realm of committee work, Representative Hagan has focused her efforts on restoring Ohio’s reputation as a national economic leader by working to create a better business climate that can sustain a strong private sector job market. She has also worked to improve government accountability, promoting responsible use of taxpayer dollars.

In 2015, Hagan was the primary sponsor of House Bill 69- the Fetal Heartbeat Bill. [5] The bill would ban all abortion in Ohio after 6 weeks, even in cases of rape and incest. [6]

Representative Hagan recently gave birth to her first daughter, Josaphine Jane, on December 8th 2015. [7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Wang, Robert. "Hagan's lobbying paid off with House seat". Article. Canton Repository. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Christina Hagan-Nemeth, Representative". Ohio House of Representatives. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Christina Hagan to replace Snitchler in 50th". Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "22-Year-Old Is Ohio's Youngest Lawmaker". Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  5. ^ https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA131-HB-69
  6. ^ http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2015/03/ohio_house_approves_heartbeat.html
  7. ^ Wang, Robert. "State lawmaker balancing bills and baby on the job". The Repository. Retrieved 2016-03-01.