News From Rep. Moss

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

LANSING — The Michigan House of Representatives voted Senate Bills 335 and 336 out of the Elections and Ethics Committee today, rushing them through to a vote on the House floor, where both bills passed. In response, state Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), who sits on the Committee, issued the following statement:

“I worked across the aisle earlier this year to score a huge victory for government transparency by crafting a bipartisan package of bills that...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

LANSING — The Michigan House of Representatives passed a House Resolution introduced by Democratic Whip Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) forming a Legislators Compact, based on the recent Mayors Compact, denouncing hatred and bigotry. A companion resolution, introduced by state Sen. Margaret O’Brien (R-Kalamazoo) passed the state Senate last week.

“With the increasing visibility of hate groups across the country, it’s important now more than ever that we stand together, regardless of party, to reject this repugnant...

Monday, August 21, 2017

SOUTHFIELD — State House and Senate Democrats announced today their plan to stop prescription drug price spikes in Michigan. Almost 60 percent of American adults take prescription drugs, and according to the American Medical Association, drug prices increased 10 percent on average in 2016 — well outpacing inflation and wage growth — while some skyrocketed as much as 5,500 percent. This is the third straight year of double-digit increases in drug prices. Under the House...

Monday, August 14, 2017

LANSING — In the wake of the violence this weekend in Charlottesville, Va., state Reps. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) are calling for the swift passage of House Bill 4293 introduced early this year that would mandate teaching African-American history in schools. Similar legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Moss and Rep. Gay-Dagnogo last session — which mandated the teaching of the Holocaust — was passed with strong bipartisan support, and became Public Act 170...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

I am pleased that the governor signed this common-sense legislation into law to support the small-business party store owners in my district, who are valuable members of our community, and the beer and wine wholesalers they work with. I’m proud to be a part of a bipartisan bill package that will help retailers and wholesalers better run their businesses, while also increasing penalties for those who don’t play by the rules and illegally import large...

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