State Rep. Phil Green has introduced a resolution declaring September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.
Green said approximately 175,000 children age 14 and under are diagnosed with cancer worldwide each year. In the U.S., cancer causes more deaths in children than any other post-infancy disease.
“Children and families facing these heartbreaking diagnoses are forced to endure so much as they navigate a painful and overwhelming journey,” said Green, of Millington. “As a father, I can only imagine the grief and suffering that parents of children who fall victim to cancer must endure.”
The resolution was adopted by the House with overwhelming support.
State Rep. Phil Green, who chairs the Second Amendment Caucus in the Michigan House, released the following statement after Democrats passed legislation creating universal background checks for gun transfers and universal firearm licensing: “This is a sloppy bill that was hastily rammed through the legislative process amidst calls for action. “We have seen a lot […]
State Rep. Phil Green today stressed responsible, targeted spending and commitments to health care and education as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presented budget recommendations to Green and fellow House Appropriations Committee members today. Green has been instrumental in working with the governor for the last four years to increase education funding, especially for rural areas. The […]
An adopted resolution from state Rep. Phil Green declares March as Brain Injury Awareness Month in the state of Michigan. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1.5 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury each year and over 50,000 individuals die as a result of those injuries. In Michigan alone, approximately […]
PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Phil Green (right), of Millington, welcomed Lapeer City Manager Dale Kerbyson and his wife Jody, who serves as chief executive officer for the Genesee, Shiawassee and Thumb (GST) Michigan Works! program, as his guests for the 2023 State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
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