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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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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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May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a second full committee markup and passed more than 30 opioid-related bills. During the markup, Congressman Green introduced an amendment to two separate bills, which were both included in the final passage of the SCREEN Act (H.R. 5228) and Health HOME Act (H.R. 5810).

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May 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Comprehensive TB Elimination Act of 2018, was introduced by Representatives Gene Green (D-TX), Don Young (R-AK), Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL).

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May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen John Culberson (TX-07) and Gene Green (TX-29) introduced the Tools on Our Local Streets (TOOLS) to Rehabilitate Communities Act to target Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) funds to nonprofit organizations for the revitalization of neighborhoods, housing rehabilitation, and natural disaster recovery. Yesterday, U.S.

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May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), released the following statement after voting to support the bipartisan Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017, which passed 340-72:

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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.