News From Rep. Moss

Monday, August 14, 2017

LANSING — In the wake of the violence this weekend in Charlottesville, Va., state Reps. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) are calling for the swift passage of House Bill 4293 introduced early this year that would mandate teaching African-American history in schools. Similar legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Moss and Rep. Gay-Dagnogo last session — which mandated the teaching of the Holocaust — was passed with strong bipartisan support, and became Public Act 170...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

I am pleased that the governor signed this common-sense legislation into law to support the small-business party store owners in my district, who are valuable members of our community, and the beer and wine wholesalers they work with. I’m proud to be a part of a bipartisan bill package that will help retailers and wholesalers better run their businesses, while also increasing penalties for those who don’t play by the rules and illegally import large...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Though there was still room for improvement across the board, I voted yes on House Bill 4313 because the school districts I represent, Southfield Public Schools and Birmingham Public Schools, receive ‘at risk’ funding which provides additional investment for students based on their economic means. This will translate to a total increase of $1.3 million for Southfield, as well as a nearly $680,000 increase for Birmingham. This funding will allow both districts to implement and...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

LANSING — A resolution introduced by state Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) condemning the abuse and torture of gay men in the Chechen Republic of Russia passed the House today with a voice vote. The resolution — which also passed committee unanimously — calls on the International Criminal Court to conduct an independent investigation of the reports coming out of the region that the government is guilty of a number of human rights violations.

“What is...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and state Sen. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) introduced resolutions today that would urge the U.S. Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to allow the regulation of independent political expenditures by corporations. If passed, the resolution would make Michigan the 20th state calling for the amendment, which would overturn the controversial Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court case.

“Our elections should be in the hands of...

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