New bills introduced to prevent price gouging during emergencies in Michigan


New bills introduced Thursday would prohibit price gouging during a state of emergency in Michigan.

Emergencies include severe weather events, terrorist attacks and acts of war. The term of the emergency includes the alert issued in the National Terrorism Advisory System or the state of emergency declared by the governor.

Michigan State Senate Candidate Jeremy Moss calls February ‘Bad Month’ for LGBTQ Michiganders


February hasn’t even ended, but anti-LGBTQ actions this month have prompted State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) to dub it “bad” for LGBTQ Michiganders. Moss is referring first to the appointment of Bishop Ira Combs Jr. of Jackson to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. The Commission has eight members appointed by the governor who investigate civil rights complaints and recommend new laws to him.

Statement from State Rep. Jeremy Moss on Attorney General Bill Schuette’s sudden defense of FOIA expansion laws


In 2015, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette was caught advising departments of the Michigan state government to discourage a Freedom of Information Act request by charging $52,000 in fees in order to fulfill it.* But earlier this week, Schuette claimed that expanding FOIA is part of his run for the governor’s office. In response, State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) issued the following statement:


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