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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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April 30, 2015 Speech
Read the Congressman's opening statement at 21st Century Cures Hearing.
April 23, 2015 Speech

Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize Israel, our partner in peace and prosperity, for its 67 years of independence.

On April 14, 1948, just hours before the British Mandate was due to end, Israel’s Founding Fathers and Founding Mothers, led by future David Ben-Gurion declared the birth of the State of Israel in Tel Aviv.

April 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the Department of Energy (DOE) released the initial installment of its first ever Quadrennial Energy Review (QER). The review examines vulnerabilities in U.S. energy infrastructure and proposes policy recommendations to modernize systems, and promote economic competitiveness, energy security, and environmental responsibility.

April 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Congress released its long-anticipated “fast track” bill, which would create an accelerated consideration process for trade agreements sent to Congress by the Administration. The new, stricter process would force Congress to consider treaties within 90 days of receipt, and would not allow for any amendments.

April 14, 2015 Press Release

(Houston, TX)Congressman Gene Green invites constituents to his 13th Annual Job Fair on Monday, April 27th at San Jacinto College North from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

March 24, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)—On Tuesday, Reps. Gene Green (D-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), and Mike Doyle (D-PA) reintroduced H.R. 1558, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Act. This legislation would ensure electric reliability during extremely high electricity demand periods.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee reported several bills out of committee, including H.R. 648 the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act, and H.R. 647, the Access to Life-Saving Trauma Care for All Americans Act. Both bills were authored by Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX), and Rep.

February 11, 2015 Speech
United Steel Workers on strike.
February 11, 2015 Speech
Rep. Gene Green addresses the House of Representatives in support of S.1.
February 4, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC)– Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, Congressman Joe Pitts (R-PA), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, re-introduced H.R. 639, the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act.