Thursday, November 2, 2017

LANSING — Today, the Michigan House of Representatives voted on House Bill 5013, which makes various changes to the state’s auto no-fault insurance system. The bill failed to pass. In response, state Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) issued the following statement:

“While it’s true that Michigan drivers deserve relief from high auto insurance rates, House Bill 5013 was not the solution. Capping benefits for drivers or passengers, even children, in the event of a serious auto...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

LANSING — Earlier today, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration’s plan to end the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In response, the members of the Michigan Latino Legislative Caucus issued the following statement:

“As members of the Michigan Latino Legislative Caucus, we are disappointed in the decision to end the successful and popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. DACA affirms our commitment as a nation to our shared...

Friday, June 30, 2017

TAYLOR — State Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) responded enthusiastically to news that online retailing giant Amazon.com Inc. will invest $140 million to build a regional fulfillment center in Romulus that is expected to create 1,600 new jobs.

“Amazon has shown their confidence in our region as a great place to do business and to find workers with the skills, experience and ability to work hard and be productive,” Rep. Geiss said. “This is the start...

Friday, June 30, 2017

“I would like to thank Gov. Rick Snyder for making the right call in vetoing the ‘Choose Life’ license plate. A woman’s right to choose remains a divisive topic, and it would be absolutely inappropriate for our state to weigh in on one side of the debate by issuing a license plate that favors one side of the issue over the other. It is not the business of the Secretary of State’s office to help...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

“I was proud to vote for my colleague state Rep. Andy Schor’s bill in committee this morning. Lack of access to fresh foods is a concern in cities across Michigan, not only for the positive health impacts, but in creating vibrant, livable communities that attract young professionals and families. This bill will help cities like Romulus better explore options for grocery stores in their communities. I look forward to voting for it again on the...

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