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...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

To My Constituents,

Just over a week ago, the attacks in Paris reminded us, once again, that we must remain incredibly vigilant in fighting terrorism around the world, as well as protecting our citizens here at home. As state legislators, protecting the residents of our communities is one of our most basic responsibilities and we take it very seriously.

At the same time, we must be careful not to let politics divide us during these...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

“The $1.2 billion, seven-bill roads funding package that was passed by the Senate and presented to the House yesterday for concurrence is still woefully inadequate.

“It still creates a burden for the people of my district (and all Michiganians) with an increase in registration fees on top of an increase in the gas tax. While the current iteration is lower than the 40 percent increase proposed previously, a 20 percent increase is still too much...

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) announced today the date of her next constituent coffee hour. These events are a great way for constituents to learn what is happening in Lansing and how it effects them as well as to ask questions about specific bills or issues they are having with state government.

The next coffee hour will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 7-8 p.m. at Leon’s Family Dining, 8787 Telegraph Road...