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
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5385). The bill, which is sponsored by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) and Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael Burgess, M.D.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after President Trump held a joint press conference with President Putin:
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.
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.
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:
HOUSTON, TX – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement on the Trump administration’s family separation policy:
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).
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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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.