News From Rep. Moss

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

“Southfield residents didn’t want it. The Southfield Mayor and City Council didn’t allow it. I introduced legislation to prevent it from happening. But nevertheless, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issued the permit last year to drill for oil in a residential area of our community. Lo and behold, nothing profitable was found and Jordan Development Co. announced the well will be plugged.

“I am relieved that oil and gas drilling in Southfield has ended, but the...

Thursday, March 2, 2017

“Credit Acceptance Corp.’s decision to invest $33 million to expand its facilities in Southfield, and to create 530 new jobs, is excellent news for our community. Credit Acceptance has been a key part of Southfield’s business community for more than 40 years, and we are fortunate that they chose to stay and grow here, rather than choosing a competing site in Nevada. I look forward to watching the company grow and bring more jobs to...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

“My House district is diverse in every way, including economically. I represent some of the Michigan’s wealthiest residents, including a few of the state’s billionaires, as well as many people who barely get by from paycheck to paycheck. I have never heard from any of the multi-millionaires or billionaires in my district that they need a tax break to stay afloat. I have, however, heard from many families that are barely managing to make ends...

Thursday, February 16, 2017

LANSING — House Democratic Whip Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and state Rep. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township) are continuing their effort to protect residents from the harmful effects of oil and natural gas drilling. Their bills would create public health and safety regulations that would apply to densely populated areas of Michigan, including Oakland and Macomb counties.

“An oil or gas drilling operation in a densely populated area could expose thousands of people to noise and pollution, and could compromise...

Friday, February 10, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), along with state Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and Sens. Hoon Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and Coleman Young II (D-Detroit) introduced legislation today to restore citizen oversight commissions for air pollution, water quality and oil and gas. Michigan had air and water quality commissions at one time, but they were abolished by former Gov. John Engler in 1991....

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