Rep. Green talks about the legislative update he will hold this coming Monday evening at the Bad Axe library from 6:30 to 7:30. Rep. Green says he’ll have information on auto insurance reform, roads, the Caro Center and water levels.
Rep. Green talks about testimony he heard Thursday as a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services on the scope of human trafficking in Michigan, saying the issue has a statewide impact and involves some of Michigan’s most vulnerable populations.
Rep. Green says he’s pleased the Legislature and the Governor are moving forward to restore cuts made through vetoes in the 2020 state budget at the start of the Fiscal Year. Line items in the restored funding include dollars for rural hospitals and secondary road patrols.
Rep. Green, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, talks about the input from his constituents regarding the Governor’s line-item vetoes in the state’s 2020 budget, and how his community tells him that the Governor’s cuts hurt.
Rep. Green says his district at the tip of Michigan’s Thumb is negatively impacted by the Governor’s vetoes of funding for rural and critical access hospitals, adding people ranging from seniors to expectant families to individuals dealing with chronic conditions have been impacted.
Rep. Green says he has been hearing from his neighbors in the last couple of weeks about how the Governor’s line-item vetoes in the state’s 2020 budget are hurting people, ranging from individuals needing health care to families with an autistic child.
Rep. Green talks about how the budget signed into law this week will help build a new 100-bed facility at the Caro Center while demolishing some existing structures. He says a secure future for the Caro Center is the result of the hard work of area residents.
Rep. Green talks about the final House passage Thursday of the state’s public schools budget for the 2020 fiscal year that begins October 1, saying it reflects the priorities of families in the Thumb.
Rep. Green talks about his House Resolution 146, introduced Tuesday, that declares September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Michigan. Joining Rep. Green on the House floor Tuesday were Josh and Jeb Dunham of Caro, who lost a child to cancer.
Rep. Green talks about the Caro4Michigan rally in front of the state Capitol Tuesday, saying his neighbors from the Thumb sent a message to Lansing.
Rep. Green talks about today’s joint meeting of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees at Michigan State University and some of the many challenges facing Michigan ag this year. Rep. Green says that while he serves on the House Appropriations Committee and not on the House Ag Committee, agriculture issues are a chief concern in…
Rep. Green talks about the new auto insurance reforms taking effect in the next year, saying there is a dual focus on reducing rates and continuing to provide excellent medical care.