News From Rep. Green

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...

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...