Rep. Green talks about House passage this week of a package of legislation, including a bill he authored, designed to update the state’s foster care and adoption laws. Rep. Green says adoption, foster care and providing treatment all make up an important part of his Tuscola county district. Many of the ideas that came to fruition in the package were brought to lawmakers like Rep. Green in 2021, when he served on the House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force.
State Rep. Phil Green, R-Millington, today issued the following statement criticizing the governor’s call for a sales tax suspension on school supplies after previously vetoing three bipartisan tax relief plans passed by the Legislature:
The state House today approved a comprehensive plan that Rep. Phil Green (R-Millington) helped author to improve the state’s child welfare system. The plan includes several measures instituting critical changes to correct areas where the adoption and foster care system is falling short.
Rep. Green, who serves as the Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services, says the 2023 state budget moving out of the House this week will provide new resources for adoptive and foster families.