News From Rep. Moss

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

“I voted against House Bill 4052, which prevents local units of government from enacting wage and labor protection laws. Local units of government know what works best to keep their local economies thriving. Southfield is a large and significant contributor to the state’s economy, and is home to over 9,000 businesses, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. We also have a local living wage ordinance and other labor protection laws that demonstrate that workers’...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

“I was proud today to co-sponsor a bill that will update Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include legal protections for Michigan’s LGBT citizens. Making Michigan an inclusive state welcoming to everyone isn’t just a matter of basic fairness, but it will also encourage corporations to grow jobs here and millennials to plant roots here.

“Local governments throughout our state get it. I introduced a similar human rights ordinance in Southfield when I served on...

Monday, April 27, 2015

LANSING – House Democrats held press conferences today demanding that a lavish $134 million expense on new offices for Michigan senators be stripped from the budget.  

“Democrats oppose the $134 million in posh new offices for Senators while our schools struggle, deficits continue, and our middle class continues to be squeezed,” said House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills). “We demand that Republican leadership in the House and Senate remove this expenditure immediately. They should...

Thursday, March 19, 2015

LANSING – A group of Democratic state lawmakers introduced a package of bills today that would make Michigan the 38th state to recognize same-sex marriages. State Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and state Senator Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) introduced resolutions that would place a repeal of Michigan’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage before the voters. The bills are being introduced as more than 300 same-sex couples prepare to celebrate their one year anniversary. Last March, a...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

“When it comes to adoption, what’s best for the children should always be the guiding principle. Sadly, the Michigan House of Representatives today passed three bills that instead declared an organization’s religious affiliation to be more important than a child’s well-being. As soon as a private entity accepts state tax dollars to provide a public service, it is bound by the Constitution to put aside its religious beliefs that diminish someone else’s rights. These bills...

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