News From Rep. Moss

Thursday, July 23, 2015

“Sunday, July 26, marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities to participate in the mainstream of American life. I’m proud to co-sponsor House Resolution 115, introduced by state Rep. Julie Plawecki, commemorating the anniversary of this landmark law that protects the rights of people living with disabilities.

"I’ve also introduced legislation with state Sen. Vince Gregory to allow individuals...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

LANSING –State Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) and Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) are introducing proposals to improve the process of redistricting Michigan’s political districts by creating a nonpartisan commission that would oversee the drawing of political boundaries. The proposals come in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that found similar nonpartisan commissions in other states are constitutionally valid.

“Our democracy needs to be more responsive to voters. Voters sense the process is broken....

Friday, June 26, 2015

“I’m so proud that Michiganders April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse played a historic role in today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that recognizes marriage equality across this country.

“I’m glad this issue reached its ultimate conclusion through our judicial system because minority communities shouldn’t be forced to wage campaigns and depend upon a public vote to earn equal protection under the law. Civil rights should be self-evident and unalienable, not dictated by popular opinion on a...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

LANSING – Senator Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) and Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) recently introduced legislation, Senate Bill 395 and House Bill 4719, which would provide a tax incentive for individuals who purchase a new residence or retrofit an existing residence that meets accessibility standards. This will help seniors and individuals with a disability stay in their homes while reducing the financial burden of such improvements.

“These modifications are necessary for many individuals to continue to remain...

Thursday, June 11, 2015

“The Southfield Public Schools Board of Education voted last night to combine Southfield High School and Southfield/Lathrup High School and close Brace Lederle K-8 School and Adler Elementary School effective fall 2016. The board’s decision was based on declining enrollment, which is a problem that is not unique to Southfield. This action ensures that the school district has the adequate resources to continue to give Southfield students the educational opportunities that they deserve.

“I have...