Friday, January 20, 2017

LANSING — Several members of the Progressive Women’s Caucus will be among the 7,500 people anticipated to converge on the Michigan State Capitol on Saturday afternoon to take a stand against the legislative agenda of President Donald Trump and extremist Republicans in Washington and Lansing. The Women’s March on Lansing is a sister event of the Women’s March on Washington, which is expected to draw 200,000 or more participants to Washington, D.C., on the same...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) want to communicate with their residents further information regarding drinking water issues many communities have experienced in the past several days. The lawmakers participated in a conference call with Cheryl Porter, chief operating officer for water and field services at the Great Lakes Water Authority, so they could learn more about what caused the issues...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

LANSING — Recently named House Democratic Caucus Whip, State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), has chosen five assistant whips to help him focus and direct the caucus’s efforts in 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives. They are state Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and John Kivela (D-Marquette).

“I’m proud to serve as House Democratic Caucus Whip and work with my team to push for our legislative

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — Wayne County-based members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus were ceremonially sworn in to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives for the 99th Legislature in 2017-18. The seven Greater Wayne County Democratic representatives said that their priorities in office will mirror those of the working families, seniors and students of Southeast Michigan.

“Michigan government needs to get back to serving the people and communities of this state, not wealthy special interests and...

State Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With her are her husband, former state Rep. Doug Geiss, their two children and retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Nick D'Mitruchina, a family friend.
Monday, December 5, 2016

TAYLOR — State Representative Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) is proud to highlight 10 grants that the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) announced earlier this year. The competitive grants totaled $3,203 in funding for five different programs in Romulus and Taylor.

Barth Elementary School and Robert J. West Middle School each received a $500 bus grant to help cover the transportation costs affiliated with field trips centered on the arts or cultural events.

“Students...

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