News From Rep. Moss

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...

Thursday, June 11, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) invites residents to attend his upcoming coffee hour to discuss issues facing our community and state. The coffee hour will take place:

  • Monday, June 15, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road in Southfield.  (Due to construction on Evergreen Road, the Southfield Library entrance is closed, and it's recommend to use the south entrance closest to city hall.)

Moss encourages those who cannot...

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

“Michigan’s roads and bridges are in desperate need of repair. That’s why our state needs a workable, comprehensive roads plan that will come up with the more than $1 billion we need annually for infrastructure repair.

“The House Republican plan – House Bills 4605-4616 – isn’t that plan. There are elements of this package worthy of future reconsideration, including diesel parity and stronger warranties, but I couldn’t vote for a road funding package that is...