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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gene Green released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

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November 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed the Conference Report on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bipartisan defense policy bill that authorizes $692 billion in defense spending in fiscal year 2018. Included in the authorization is a provision based on legislation introduced by Reps. Green (D-TX) and Rob Wittman (R-VA), H.R.

November 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Green (D-TX) released the following statement on his decision to not seek reelection:

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November 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Following a PDF iconstate-by-state assessment conducted by the non-partisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Poli

November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Representatives Gene Green (TX-29) and Pete Olson (TX-22) introduced a resolution Friday congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series, the first World Series title for the franchise, which began as the Houston Colt .45s in 1962.

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November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green, Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on the partisan House Republican bill to reauthorize funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program and Federally Qualified Health Community Centers:

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November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green released the following statement on the release of the Ryan-McConnell tax plan:

“From what I’ve read so far, it’s clear that the president and the Republican majority want to cut tax deductions for middle-class families to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations.

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October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green, Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement declaring the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency:

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October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement in opposition to the Republican FY 2018 Budget Resolution:

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green, Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement today after President Trump announced his decision to end cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments for working-class Americans:

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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.