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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after President Trump held a joint press conference with President Putin:

July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee passed bipartisan legislation that will reauthorize the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program for the next five years at $325 million – a $25 million increase.

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June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, in a 5-4 ruling the United States Supreme Court upheld the Trump administration’s decision to ban citizens from seven countries, five of which are majority-Muslim, from emigrating to the United States to work, study, or vacation. Since 9/11, no fatal terrorist attack has been attributed to citizens of the targeted countries.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on his support of H.R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a bipartisan package of opioid-related provisions that passed 396-14:

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June 18, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement on the Trump administration’s family separation policy:

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the bipartisan Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act (H.R. 5327), a bill introduced by Reps. Gene Green (D-TX), Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), and Larry Buschon, M.D. (R-IN).

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June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and co-author of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s announcement that it will to no longer defend the ACA in court:

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June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green announced new grant awards from the Department of Health and Human Services for three Community Health Centers in the 29th Congressional District of Texas: Houston Community Health Centers Inc., Pasadena Health Center and El Centro de Corazón.

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May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, and Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael Burgess (R-TX), M.D held a hearing on the reauthorization of the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education Program.

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May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed S.204, a bill aimed to weaken the Federal Drug Administration’s (FDA) role in overseeing drugs for terminally ill patients:

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October 17, 2017 In The News

HOUSTON (AP) — Gene Green gets the question at many of the town hall meetings he holds in his overwhelmingly Latino congressional district. Essentially, “What is someone like YOU doing in a place like this?”

After a quarter century in office, the 69-year-old Democrat is used to it.