News From Rep. Green

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...

Monday, December 5, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Patrick Green (D-Warren) has introduced legislation that would impose criminal penalties for individuals who install or reinstall counterfeit or nonworking air bags in a vehicle.

House Bill 6089 was referred to the House Committee on Criminal Justice, where it awaits further action. Green is committed to pursuing this important public safety provision, even if it means reintroducing the bill at the beginning of the next legislative session.

“I was surprised to...

Friday, December 2, 2016

LANSING — One week after being sworn in to complete the 98th legislative session, state Representative Patrick Green (D-Warren) was appointed to the influential House Committee on Energy Policy. Green’s appointment comes at the beginning of the lame duck session, which means that he has the opportunity to impact the pending legislative energy package that passed out of the Senate last week.

“I am grateful to Speaker Cotter and Leader Greimel for entrusting me with...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Patrick Green (D-Warren) took the oath of office today to begin serving a partial term in the Michigan House of Representatives. Green fills the vacancy left by former Rep. Derek Miller, who stepped down earlier this year. House of Representatives Clerk Gary Randall administered the oath.

“It’s such an honor to take the oath of office and begin serving the 28th House District as state representative,” Green said. “I’m excited to...

State Representative Patrick Green (D-Warren) took the oath of office today to begin serving a partial term in the Michigan House of Representatives. Green fills the vacancy left by former Rep. Derek Miller, who stepped down earlier this year. House of Representatives Clerk Gary Randall administered the oath.

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