News From Rep. Moss

Thursday, February 8, 2018
LANSING — State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) introduced a bill today that would ensure prompt elections to fill the seats prematurely vacated by members of the state Legislature or Congress.

House Bill 5534 would require a special election to fill a vacant seat be held no earlier than 60 days after the seat is vacated and no later than the next regularly scheduled election date.

“Citizens rely on their elected officials to listen to...

Friday, February 2, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Bishop Ira Combs to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. Combs has a history of opposing LGBT equality measures, such as city of Jackson’s non-discrimination ordinance, and joined a lawsuit that attempted to stop same-sex marriage in Michigan . In response, state Reps. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) and Tim Sneller (D-Burton) issued the following statement:

 

“The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is trusted to protect the most...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder delivered his final State of the State address this evening. In response, state Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) issued the following statement:

“As Gov. Rick Snyder outlined his list of accomplishments during his time in office, one thing he couldn’t include was making our state government more transparent and accountable. Michigan has long lingered at the bottom of the list in terms of ethics and accountability, and his term in office...

State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) attends the 2018 State of the State address at the Michigan State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, with guest Michigan’s 9th District Congressman Sander Levin.
Thursday, December 7, 2017

LANSING — Tonight, House Democrats voted to protect the earned health care benefits of Michigan’s retired first responders. Last week, hundreds of police officers and firefighters rallied against proposals which could have gutted health care for local heroes. Today, the recommendation of House Democrats to implement the reforms of the bipartisan Responsible Retirement Reform for Local Government Task Force was accepted. While these benefits are now protected, communities in the state continue to struggle with...

Thursday, November 30, 2017

LANSING — Legislation offered by a group of House and Senate Democrats would provide parents with the information they need to make informed decisions about their children’s education by shedding light on the authorizing organizations that oversee charter schools  and the education management organizations (EMOs) that run them. The School Freedom, Accountability, Choice and Transparency Act, or School FACT Act — House Bills 5286-5294 and companion Senate Bills 674-682 — would empower parents to make...

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