Rep. Phil Green stands with Caro Center employees, Tuscola County

State Rep. Phil Green, of Millington, released the following statement after the governor’s announced she will halt funding for the Caro Center Psychiatric Hospital: “The governor’s decision to pause the Caro Center project is devastating to our community. As the second-largest employer in Tuscola County, this will shatter the lives of over 300 dedicated employees…

Michigan House approves Rep. Green’s legislation benefiting outdoor recreation projects

The Michigan House today approved State Rep. Phil Green’s legislation to support outdoor recreation and natural resource protection projects across the state. The vote is a key step toward final approval of Green’s measure providing $26 million for 34 recreational development projects and 30 land acquisition projects statewide, including one in Huron County. The money…

Rep. Green: Governor’s plan to raise state’s gas tax is concerning

State Rep. Phil Green today voiced his concern over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed 45-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase that distributes revenue for road repairs based on usage and ‘economic importance.’ “In this state, weather treats both rural and urban roads harshly,” said Green, of Millington. “As I understand it, this plan means that rural areas pay…

Rep. Green’s legislation supporting Michigan outdoor recreation, natural resources approved by House Appropriations Committee

State Rep. Phil Green’s legislation to support outdoor recreation and natural resource protection projects across Michigan was approved today by the House Appropriations Committee. Green’s measure would approve $26 million for 34 recreational development projects and 30 land acquisition projects statewide, including one in Huron County. The money would come from the Natural Resources Trust…

Rep. Green attends governor’s State of the State address

State Rep. Phil Green of Millington attended the governor’s State of the State address Tuesday at the state Capitol. “Rural advancement is the single biggest issues I am fighting for in Lansing. Giving these areas of the state the tools to thrive will present opportunities for job providers and residents in our communities,” Green said….

Rep. Green announces February office hours

State Rep. Phil Green of Vassar invites residents to meet with him at his upcoming local office hours on Monday, Feb. 11. “As your voice in Lansing, I am dedicated to accessibility and transparency,” Rep. Green said. “This is a great way to directly hear your thoughts and questions on state government. I hope you…

Rep. Green announces state grant awarded to local business

State Rep. Phil Green of Millington today announced the awarding of $10 million in private activity bonds for Quality Roasting, LLC in the village of Reese. Quality Roasting, a processor of soybeans into soybean meal and oil, can use these funds to acquire land, construct a manufacturing facility, and acquire and install machinery and equipment…

Rep. Green ready to serve local residents

State Rep. Phil Green of Millington today announced his legislative office is open and ready to serve residents of the 84th House District. Sherry Sofia will serve as Rep. Green’s legislative director and Zoe Harness as his director of constituent relations. Rep. Green will have an integral role in the state’s budget process, following the…