Senate bills to expand adoption rights to LGBT families

// on April 17, 2019 / Article

Four state senators introduced a bill to expand adoption rights to all LGBT couples in Michigan. “LGBT Michiganders encounter enough discrimination, and shouldn’t face additional rejection, humiliation and disappointment when seeking to adopt Michigan’s most vulnerable children,” Senator Jeremy Moss said. The proposed bills would… Read More


Senate Dems introduce legislation to expand adoption rights to LGBT families

// on April 16, 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint), and Sens. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) have introduced legislation to expand adoption rights to all LGBT couples in Michigan. “LGBT Michiganders encounter enough discrimination, and shouldn’t face additional rejection, humiliation and disappointment when seeking to adopt Michigan’s… Read More


Opinion: Shine a light into the capitol

// on March 25, 2019 / Article

That’s because citizens on both the left and the right are demanding more control of their government, which has resulted in candidates from across the political divide running on a platform to fix our broken system. If we are truly going to be the change… Read More


Moss applauds Nessel for LGBT adoption settlement

// on March 22, 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) has issued the following statement after Attorney General Dana Nessel announced a settlement today that prohibits adoption agencies with state contracts from refusing a prospective parent or parents because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. “I applaud the work of… Read More


Public record plan sees light in Sunshine Week

// on March 13, 2019 / Article

A Michigan House panel on Tuesday advanced bipartisan legislation that would open up the Legislature and governor’s office to some — but not all — public records requests. Moss testified Tuesday in support of a separate transparency proposal before the Senate Oversight Committee that would amend… Read More


Moss applauds passage of transparency bills from House committee with the Governor’s support

// on March 12, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), a long-time proponent of increased transparency in state government, has issued the following statement regarding House Bills 4007-4016 passing the House Government Operations Committee this morning: “I am so pleased to partner with Gov. Whitmer to repair the fundamental flaws… Read More


Is 2019 the year Michigan officials can agree to open their records to the public?

// on March 6, 2019 / Article

“Government is supposed to work for the people, and if the people don’t have information on policies and proposals and decisions that impact their life, sometimes life or death, then what are we even doing here?” [Moss] said. “And so it was really this Flint… Read More


Moss, Lucido seek to strengthen local control for oil, gas drilling development

// on February 26, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Jeremy Moss (D–Southfield) and State Sen. Peter J. Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) introduced bills today that would restrict oil and gas drilling in Michigan’s most-populated counties and require state agencies to abide by local ordinances when issuing drilling permits. “When oil and gas companies are… Read More


Sen. Moss on Senate vote to overturn executive order, lower transparency and accountability in DEQ

// on February 14, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jeremy Moss (D–Southfield) today released the following statement after the Michigan Senate voted along party lines to approveHouse Concurrent Resolution 1 without amendment. The resolution overturns Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2019-02, which would restructure the Michigan… Read More


Sen. Moss on Gov. Whitmer’s plan to increase government transparency, discrimination protections

// on February 12, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Jeremy Moss (D–Southfield) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, during which she spoke about increasing government transparency, strengthening non-discrimination protections and her legislative vision. “Gov. Whitmer shared her legislative vision for the… Read More

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