News From Rep. Green

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

“I am pleased to hear the governor discuss our need for infrastructure improvements in the cities of Warren and Center Line as well as the entire State of Michigan, but we need to move faster than we have over the last year. Water and sewer line replacements, basement flooding, road repairs and now a $50 million dollar retention tank in Warren to combat pollution during high rain events continuously drain everyone’s budgets. In Macomb County residents are...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

LANSING – On Jan. 11, state Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren) introduced legislation creating the 21st Century Infrastructure Council to oversee and manage redevelopment of Michigan’s failing infrastructure.

“When we discuss the need to improve infrastructure, we begin by thinking of obvious, tangible examples — we all understand the damage caused by a bad pothole or a bridge in need of repair. What many don’t consider, however, are the serious consequences outdated water and sewer systems...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. John Chirkun (D-Roseville), Patrick Green (D-Warren), Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores), William Sowerby (D-Clinton Township) and Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) took the oath of office today as the Michigan House of Representatives officially opened the 2017-18 legislative session.

“It is an honor to continue serving the people of House District 22,” said Chirkun. “I look forward to continuing my efforts to protect our workers, families, students and senior citizens by making...

State Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren) is ceremonially sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack at the official opening of the 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives on Jan. 11, 2017.  With him are his wife, Pilar Ferry-Green, and his daughter and son Emily Green and Miguel Ferry.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

LANSING — Incoming House Democratic Floor Leader-elect state Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) has chosen four assistant floor leaders for the 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives. They are state Rep. LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit), state Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren), state Rep.-elect Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and state Rep.-elect Brian Elder (D-Bay City).

“I look forward to working with these assistant floor leaders as we advocate for an agenda that brings better wages to...

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

“Over the last week, numerous constituents have reached out to me to share their concerns over pending legislation in the House and Senate that would make significant changes to current teacher and municipal employee retirement plans. I want you to know that I will vote against any legislation proposed during this lame-duck session that would enact major changes to retirement benefits that have been promised to employees.

I am encouraged to hear it is unlikely...