News From Rep. Moss

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

"I was pleased to welcome hundreds of seniors to the Capitol today as part of Older Michiganians Day. Among the concerns I’ve heard repeatedly from our older citizens is the need for assistance in retrofitting homes to accommodate disabilities and accessibility issues. That’s why I introduced House Bill 4719 last year, which would provide a tax incentive for individuals who purchase a new residence or retrofit an existing residence to meet accessibility standards. Many seniors...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

House Democrats are concerned that a continued lack of funding focus on several key areas around the state could produce a budget absent of the needs of Michiganders, while special interests are given a better chance to play politics that will negatively impact lives.

“Though the budget made progress on some key issues Democrats have been fighting for, I was disappointed that the majority rejected amendments for additional transparency and continued its practice to balance...

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,...