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...

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...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

LANSING — The Progressive Women’s Caucus urged legislative leaders today to take up bills that would end wage discrimination in Michigan. Since introducing the bills a year ago, the Republican-led Legislature has taken no action to consider them — no committee hearings have been held, and no votes have been taken. Meanwhile, Michigan families who depend on women’s earnings to make ends meet continue to suffer from the state’s enduring wage gap.

According to wage...

Rep. Erica Geiss discusses legislation that would end Michigan's pay gap at a press conference at the Capitol held Tuesday, April 12, 2016.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) and Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) are pleased to spread the word about a new medical center serving their communities. The Wayne Health Center, located at the corner of Van Born and Venoy roads, will serve residents of Inkster, Romulus, Wayne and Westland.

“I’m thrilled that western Wayne County residents will have more options when it comes to primary health care services,” Geiss said. “Our county...

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