News From Rep. Moss

Thursday, February 23, 2017

“My House district is diverse in every way, including economically. I represent some of the Michigan’s wealthiest residents, including a few of the state’s billionaires, as well as many people who barely get by from paycheck to paycheck. I have never heard from any of the multi-millionaires or billionaires in my district that they need a tax break to stay afloat. I have, however, heard from many families that are barely managing to make ends...

Thursday, February 16, 2017

LANSING — House Democratic Whip Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and state Rep. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township) are continuing their effort to protect residents from the harmful effects of oil and natural gas drilling. Their bills would create public health and safety regulations that would apply to densely populated areas of Michigan, including Oakland and Macomb counties.

“An oil or gas drilling operation in a densely populated area could expose thousands of people to noise and pollution, and could compromise...

Friday, February 10, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), along with state Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and Sens. Hoon Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and Coleman Young II (D-Detroit) introduced legislation today to restore citizen oversight commissions for air pollution, water quality and oil and gas. Michigan had air and water quality commissions at one time, but they were abolished by former Gov. John Engler in 1991....

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

State Rep. Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) and House Democratic Whip Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) today unveiled a bipartisan legislative package to increase government transparency by subjecting the legislative and executive branches to open records acts.

Chatfield, who serves as speaker pro tempore, said the 11-bill package will subject the Legislature to a new Legislative Open Records Act (LORA) and the governor and lieutenant governor to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The legislation...

Monday, January 30, 2017

“The anti-refugee rhetoric exhibited during the 2016 presidential election was the most despicable part of the presidential contest, and I’m dismayed that the campaign rhetoric is beginning to find itself enshrined in policy proposals by the Trump administration. We have gone down this road before, and it is horrifying to me that we are watching history repeat itself.

“I’m the great-grandson of eastern European Jews who fled to the United States to escape the horrors...

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