News From Rep. Moss

Friday, September 23, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) has introduced a proposal that would restrict fundraising for candidate committees to election years only. If passed into law, it would amend the Michigan Campaign Finance Act to end the practice of never-ending fundraising by politicians and push them to focus their energies on policy making in non-election years.

“The problem with politics isn’t that there’s not enough money in it — it’s that money plays such a...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), David Rutledge (D-Ypsilanti) and Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) praised the Michigan House of Representatives for passing a package of bills they sponsored aimed at expanding and strengthening the state’s Freedom of Information Act laws. House Bills 5469-5478 would subject the governor’s and lieutenant governor’s offices to FOIA laws and create the Legislative Open Records Act (LORA).

“Being transparent in government on the frontend is easier in the long run...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

“I’m grateful that the State Board of Education did the right thing today by adopting voluntary guidelines that would ensure LGBT students have a safe learning environment in Michigan’s public schools, including allowing transgender students to use school facilities appropriate to their identity. These proposals would encourage schools to take steps to shield these students from bullying, and send the signal to other students that being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender is not a reason...

Friday, July 1, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — State Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) held a press conference today to honor Rose Ibokette-Perkins, a local mother who became a health care activist after she lost her son to adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), a deadly genetic disease. Ibokette-Perkins successfully sought to add screening for the disease to the panel of more than 50 disorders and hearing loss that all Michigan newborns are screened for.

“While nothing can remove the pain...

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

LANSING — House Democrats are calling for immediate action on bills that would protect public safety and ensure that all Michiganders receive equal protection in our state. In the aftermath of the nation’s largest mass shooting, which targeted members of the LGBT community, Michigan can’t wait any longer to enact common-sense safety measures or to extend civil rights protections to people who are more likely to be targeted by hate crimes.

“People around the state...

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