News From Rep. Moss

Thursday, March 15, 2018

LANSING — Yesterday, the Michigan House of Representatives passed House Resolution 275, sponsored by state Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), declaring this week to be Sunshine Week in Michigan, which is a time to celebrate press freedoms and the ability of citizens to access government information. However, even though Michigan’s House of Representatives passed legislation last year that would open up the Legislature and governor’s office to transparency laws, the Senate has refused to take up...

Thursday, March 8, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) introduced legislation today that would prohibit price gouging on essential goods and services during a state of emergency, such as a severe weather event, terrorist attack or act of war.

House Bills 5714 and 5715, sponsored by Moss, were introduced with bipartisan co-sponsors on the one-year anniversary of the wind storm on March 8, 2017, the worst storm of its kind in Michigan in nearly 20 years in...

Monday, February 26, 2018

LANSING — House Democrats unveiled their Building Opportunity agenda today at a press conference in the Capitol building, outlining their key priorities for 2018. The Democrats’ Building Opportunity agenda calls for a new focus on working families, prioritizing legislation that would drive the state economy forward and give Michiganders the freedom to build the life they want, with the good-paying job they need to support their family and retire in dignity.

“After seven years of...

Thursday, February 8, 2018
LANSING — State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) introduced a bill today that would ensure prompt elections to fill the seats prematurely vacated by members of the state Legislature or Congress.

House Bill 5534 would require a special election to fill a vacant seat be held no earlier than 60 days after the seat is vacated and no later than the next regularly scheduled election date.

“Citizens rely on their elected officials to listen to...

Friday, February 2, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Bishop Ira Combs to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. Combs has a history of opposing LGBT equality measures, such as city of Jackson’s non-discrimination ordinance, and joined a lawsuit that attempted to stop same-sex marriage in Michigan . In response, state Reps. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) and Tim Sneller (D-Burton) issued the following statement:


“The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is trusted to protect the most...