State Rep. Phil Green, of Millington, today introduced a measure to prohibit voting machines from being connected to the internet from the time the polls open until the results have been tabulated for that precinct.
Green said this this measure will ensure public confidence in our electoral process.
“There’s nothing more important to our democracy than the security and integrity of our elections process,” Green said. “Ensuring that voting machines are not connected to the internet until all votes have been counted reduces the possibility of hacking and altering vote counts.”
Rep. Green’s bill, House Bill 4838, was referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee for consideration.
With the signing of federal infrastructure legislation Monday, Rep. Green, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, says the state must proceed with respect for what are taxpayer dollars.
Rep. Green talks about Wednesday’s release of the House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force report. A Task Force member, Rep. Green says a key message is that communities need to focus even more on promoting foster care and adoption.
State Rep. Phil Green, of Millington, today unveiled a report compiled by the bipartisan House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force during a press conference. The report details findings that resulted from meetings with stakeholders, experts, and the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
State Rep. Phil Green, of Tuscola County, issued the following statement after environmental activist group Detroit Will Breathe broke into a secure pump station along Line 5 in Vassar, Michigan to force the closure of a 600-mile oil pipeline: