WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) announced his decision to vote against the Iran Nuclear Agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). He released the following statement:
“After weeks of careful consideration, input from constituents, and reading the agreement, I have decided not to support it.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.J. Res. 64 - Disapproving of the agreement transmitted to Congress by the President on July 19, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.
HOUSTON – On Wednesday, September 2, Congressman Gene Green held his Annual Northside/Aldine Job Fair, which hosted 43 employers and more than 300 job candidates at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center. Many participants made connections with employers and began the interview process, others were offered jobs immediately.
GRAPEVINE – On Monday, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX-29) attended the National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association (VPPPA) Safety & Health Conference in Grapevine, Texas. He received an award for his Congressional leadership on workplace safety and the Voluntary Protection Program Act, and spoke to participants.
HOUSTON – Congressman Green invites constituents to this year’s Annual Northside/Aldine Job Fair on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center. More than 40 companies will be seeking to recruit participants for a variety of positions and career fields including full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment.
HOUSTON – Rep. Gene Green’s 20th Annual Immunization served over 2,500 participants this year, with qualified volunteers delivering more than 1,800 vaccines.
HOUSTON – The Houston Parks and Recreation Department was selected as a winner of the national Parks Build Community campaign and awarded a $20,000 grant. Funds will be used to build the Northshore Nature Walk, a half-mile loop connecting neighborhoods on the east side of the park through a forested wildlife area in Hermann Brown Park.
HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green invites students and families to kick off the new school year with a discussion about children's health and healthcare policy, and free immunizations. Services will be available for school-aged children in the 29th Congressional District at the AAMA Learning Center and M.O. Campbell Educational Center.
WASHINGTON – On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final version of its Clean Power Plan to regulate and lower greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The final rule would require plants to put out an average of 32 percent less carbon dioxide by 2030 than they had in the year 2005.
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Texas Representatives Gene Green (D-TX-29) and Brian Babin (R-TX-36) introduced the Waterway Safety Improvement Act to enhance navigation and safety in our nation’s ports, including the Port of Houston. This legislation addresses longtime concerns on the Port of Houston waterways with clarifying language and by granting discretionary authority to the U.S.