News From Rep. Green

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

LANSING —Gov. Rick Snyder released his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018-19 today, which included a pitifully small increase in state per pupil funding, and virtually nothing for local governments. In response, state Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren) issued the following statement: 

“Our kids will not receive the education they deserve unless we give them the resources they need in their classrooms. This was Gov. Rick Snyder’s chance to show commitment to developing a strong talent...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren) joined House and Senate Democrats today to announce a Teachers for Michigan education plan. The plan constitutes an overhaul of the state’s K-12 schools and is designed to foster, cultivate and keep teaching talent in the Great Lakes State.

 “It is no secret, we need to work on our schools. The first step in improving our state’s public education system is ensuring we have excellent teachers in the...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder gave his final State of the State address tonight. In response, state Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren) issued the following statement:

“Governor Snyder and the Republican majority simply aren’t creating the opportunities the people of Michigan deserve. Our economy needs to work for everyone. We can’t get there without supporting our friends in labor by protecting prevailing wage and investing in our local industries— and in Macomb County, a big part...

Thursday, January 18, 2018

LANSING — The House passed Senate Bill 574 today, which will allow charter schools to siphon off regional school millage dollars approved by voters. In response, state Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren) issued the following statement:

“My job as state representative is to be a good steward of taxpayer dollars and to ensure all students have the resources they need to succeed in the classroom. I voted no today to ensure our tax dollars go to...

Friday, January 12, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren) celebrated the announcement from Fiat Chrysler to invest over $1 billion in the Warren Truck Plant and bring production of the Ram truck from Mexico to Michigan, citing the significant impact the changes will have on the local economy.

“We are excited about what Fiat Chrysler’s announcement means for Warren’s manufacturing industry. Things are happening here- Warren is the place to do business,” said Green. “A $1 billion...