News From Rep. Moss

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

LANSING — As a Michigan Department of Environmental Quality official said in the House Energy Policy Committee today that his department has a “pretty safe record” with “an excellent handle” on environmental protection, MDEQ officials are scrambling this week to clean up a leak of corrosive and wasteful brine seeping from a closed oil well within a Southfield neighborhood.

This leak and controversial permits to drill in densely-populated areas of Oakland and Macomb counties led...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) invites residents to attend his upcoming coffee hour to discuss issues facing our community and state. Please note that this is a new location for Rep. Moss’ coffee hour. The coffee hour will take place:

  • Monday, April 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., on the second floor of the Southfield Parks and Recreation Building, 26300 Evergreen Road in Southfield.

Moss encourages those who cannot attend to call his...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

LANSING — State representatives Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) and Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) introduced bills that would prohibit firearms in state-owned buildings and end the ban on political signs in those same buildings. The proposals would allow people to express their First Amendment while creating a safer and more secure environment in buildings such as the state Capitol.

“If two people show up at the Capitol, one armed with a rifle and one holding a sign,...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The public will have increased access to Michigan’s executive branch and the state Legislature records through a 10-bill bipartisan package unveiled today by House lawmakers.

State Reps. Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan) and Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) have sponsored bills to subject the offices of the governor and lieutenant governor to FOIA requirements. Additional legislation in the package will create the Legislative Open Records Act (LORA).

“People deserve the right to know how their government operates, how their tax dollars are...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

“I find it very troubling that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality decided to issue a permit for exploratory drilling in Southfield. This action completely ignores the city’s lawful moratorium on oil and gas drilling within city limits, not to mention the strong opposition from residents who deserve a say in what happens in their own backyard. I fully support the mayor and city council’s efforts to defend and enforce the moratorium.

“We have seen...