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...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) and Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) brought forward residents’ concerns about blocked traffic at railroad crossings around Downriver. The two lawmakers sit on the House Commerce and Trade Committee, which heard a presentation from the Canadian National Railway Co. this week.

“I hear nearly every day from constituents who are affected by railroad crossings. This is a decades-long issue, and one that’s escalating from a nuisance to a hazard...

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