News From Rep. Moss

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — Oakland County-based members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus were ceremonially sworn in to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives for the 99th Legislature in 2017-18. The five Oakland County Democratic representatives said that their priorities in office will mirror those of the working families, seniors and students of Oakland County.

“Michigan has a large to-do list, including properly funding our schools and roads and bringing good jobs back to our state,”...

State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) is ceremonially sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With him are his parents, Elayne and Barry Moss, and family members Sharon Moss, Ellen Schwartz and Christopher Zavac.
Thursday, December 8, 2016

LANSING — A three-bill package that will create prohibitive barriers to voting for those in vulnerable communities was voted out of the House today and now heads to the Senate. The legislation would institute a photo ID requirement at voting booths across the state.

“The ability to vote is not only a cornerstone of our democracy, it is one of our most constitutionally protected rights,” said state Rep. Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline). “Rather than enacting legislation...

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

"Michigan’s police officers and fire fighters joined with House Democrats to help defeat legislation that would dismantle the health care benefits of our first responders and other local government employees. Those who risk their health for our public safety are particularly the ones most deserving of our care and attention. That’s why it was so shocking that House Republicans would attempt to fast-track such a reckless plan to rob public employees of their health care,...

Thursday, December 1, 2016

LANSING — Michigan House Democrats will fight back vigorously against attacks on the retiree health care promises made to police, fire fighters and other county and municipal workers in the current lame duck session, Democratic members of the House Local Government Committee said today. Under a 13-bill plan introduced late Wednesday afternoon, retirement health care promises made to local government employees — even ones outlined in labor contracts — will be voided if health care...

Thursday, September 29, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township) are introducing a bipartisan proposal to create an Oil and Gas Commission that would have the ability to supervise the issuance and denial of oil and gas permits by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. While citizens may currently offer opinions on proposed drilling projects, Reps. Moss and Lucido said many citizens feel their concerns are being ignored by MDEQ.

“Citizen input to...

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