Thursday, February 15, 2018

LANSING — Last week state Rep. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) introduced  House Bill 5550 — a bill that would prohibit the use of Conversion Therapy by mental health professionals and engaged in efforts to change the sexual orientation and gender identity of a minor. House Bill 5550 was offered in response to the “Unashamed Identity Workshop” hosted by Metro City Church, which has locations in both Riverview and Taylor. The several-week-long workshop is at the...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

LANSING — Yesterday, a bill package repealing driver’s responsibility fees passed on the  House Floor.  In response, state Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), issued the following statement:


“We have finally removed an unnecessary burden from our hardworking Michigan families. It was unfair to try to fill gaps in the budget at the expense of the financial security of our citizens. Now with the removal of these excessive fees, we have given Michigan drivers their freedom...

Monday, February 12, 2018

LANSING — Members of the Progressive Women’s Caucus (PWC) announced solution-oriented legislative principles today aimed at combating sexual assault on college campuses. Over the last year, several legislative proposals have been introduced to address campus sexual assault. The PWC’s principles expand on these bipartisan conversations about how we can prevent tragedies like the Nassar case from ever happening again. Today’s announcement is the culmination of months of work to holistically address campus sexual assault through...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

LANSING — Earlier today House Bill 5456 — which would make it more difficult for those suffering from asbestos-related diseases to file claims against the corporations that poisoned them — passed out of the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee on a party-line vote. In response, state Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), House Democratic Vice Chair of the committee, issued the following statement:

“This is one of the most inhumane pieces of legislation I have seen in a...

Friday, February 2, 2018

            TAYLOR — State Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) has announced her series of upcoming coffee hours in the district through June. The following are the dates and locations:

  • Monday, Feb. 5, from 11 a.m.-Noon at Panera Bread, 23301 Eureka Road in Taylor.
  • Monday, March 5, from 11 a.m.-Noon at Panera Bread, 23301 Eureka Road in Taylor.
  • Monday, March 5, from 6-7 p.m. at the Taylor Community Library Laptop Lounge,
  • ...