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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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February 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Representative Gene Green (TX-29), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R.

February 10, 2016 Press Release


Mr. Speaker, I rise to highlight the success of the Affordable Care Act.

Last month marked the end of the third open enrollment period for the health exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act.

February 4, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green invites Houston-area students and parents to his Paying for College Workshop on Monday, February 8th at 7:00 PM at Aldine Senior High School. 

February 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Following the World Health Organization’s declaration of the Zika virus—which is transmitted by mosquitos and may cause birth defects—as a public health emergency, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX-29) joined a bipartisan group of House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders in reaching out to U.S. government health experts seeking more information.  

February 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, along with five members of the Committee, introduced the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Reform and Recovery Act of 2016.

January 27, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON—In December the House of Representatives approved, and the President signed, a 6-year transportation bill that included a key provision for small car manufacturers introduced by Rep.

January 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON On Tuesday the United States Supreme Court announced that it will consider Texas v. United States, a lawsuit against the President’s executive action on the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs. Congressman Gene Green released the following response:

January 15, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON On Friday, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) approved a request by METRO to use projected cost savings to improve nearby pedestrian areas. The updates will be made in the North and Southeast Corridor of Houston METRO’s Light Rail System.

January 13, 2016 Press Release

"This week, the United States Senate moved to consider H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act.  The bill was passed out of the House of Representatives on a bipartisan vote which included the entire political spectrum.  There has been some misinformation about the content of the bill, so I’d like to take a moment and clarify the issue.

December 9, 2015 Press Release

Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in our most recent telephone town hall, and asked questions. Although we weren’t able to get to all the questions, we got through a lot and responded to everyone that left a voicemail.