News From Rep. Moss

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...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

LANSING — Four House Democrats are introducing a package of legislation that would extend consumer protections to people who buy insurance and reduce the high cost of premiums. The legislation would address home and auto insurance and affect everything from the way students learn about insurance to the ways people shop for policies and the manner in which insurance companies handle their customers’ personal information.

“Nearly every person will have to buy an auto or...

Thursday, May 26, 2016

"I sponsored House Bill 5165, which today became my first piece of legislation to be approved by the full Michigan House of Representatives. It is a part of a legislative package that could spare homebuyers from aggravation and wasted time and money. New federal regulations require lenders to provide the exact fees on closing documents a full three days prior to closing. In Michigan, however, document fees at your Register of Deeds office are charged...

Friday, May 20, 2016

"The movement I’m leading to increase transparency in state government enjoys broad support across party lines, as evidenced by today’s unanimous vote in the House Oversight and Ethics Committee for our open records legislation. Chairman Ed McBroom and I have put many hours into crafting bills that, at long last, subject our Governor and State Legislature to the same transparency laws under which municipalities across Michigan and governors and legislators across the country operate. Our...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

"I was pleased to welcome hundreds of seniors to the Capitol today as part of Older Michiganians Day. Among the concerns I’ve heard repeatedly from our older citizens is the need for assistance in retrofitting homes to accommodate disabilities and accessibility issues. That’s why I introduced House Bill 4719 last year, which would provide a tax incentive for individuals who purchase a new residence or retrofit an existing residence to meet accessibility standards. Many seniors...

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