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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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October 9, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Green (D-TX), a senior Democrat on the Energy & Commerce Committee, released the statement below following the announcement by the Trump administration to give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval to begin the process of allowing year-round use of E15, gasoline that is blended with 15 percent ethanol:

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September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, with bipartisan support to combat the opioid crisis that’s affecting our country. In its final passage, the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers (CORC) Act was also included, introduced by Reps.

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September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Wednesday, Congressmen Mike Conaway and Gene Green of Texas introduced H. Con. Res. 139, a resolution expressing support for the United States to pursue and enter into a military treaty alliance of extended deterrence with the State of Israel.

September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump signed into law the Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5385) last night. The bill, introduced by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) and sponsored by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael Burgess, M.D.

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September 18, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX Congressman Gene Green held his annual Northside Job Fair Monday morning, which hosted over 40 employers and more than 400 job candidates at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center arena. Many participants made connections with employers and began the interview process, others were offered jobs immediately. 

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Green (D-TX) released this statement following the passage of the bipartisan Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act:

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act (H.R. 4606), a bipartisan bill Representative Gene Green (D-TX) worked on with Representative Bill Johnson (R-OH).

August 1, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, today issued a statement on the Trump administration’s final rule to expand the so-called “short-term, limited duration” insurance plans, which would allow insurance companies to sell health coverage plans that do not comply with the current law nor protect peo

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July 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As American natural gas production increases and demand for our energy spikes around the world, the process at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to review the applications for construction of energy export terminals has been stymied by a shortage of highly specialized engineers.

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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.