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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed plan to address contamination at the San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund site in eastern Harris County, Texas.

September 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to discouraging changes to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that removed vital support for our nation’s ports Congressman Ted Poe (TX- 02) and Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) issued the following statements. The House is expected to vote on WRDA this week:

September 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

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September 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins today:

“During Hispanic Heritage Month we honor the rich and nuanced cultures and traditions that exist in the Latino community and recognize the many contributions Latinos have made to our great Nation.

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September 8, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would reinstate GI Bill benefits for student veterans harmed by ITT’s abrupt closure

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) announced that he would co-sponsor the Veterans Education Recovery and Restoration Act (H.R. 3991), legislation that would address the significant consequences faced by student veterans enrolled at institutions that close abruptly.

September 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in response to ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ITT) announcing that it is closing all of its ITT campuses, including three in the Houston area.

August 30, 2016 Press Release
Urge Chairman Upton to schedule an E&C hearing with Mylan

Washington, D.C.  – Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

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August 26, 2016 Press Release
Today Marks the 96th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 19th Amendment, Guaranteeing a Woman’s Right to Vote

HOUSTON – Today, Rep. Green marked Women’s Equality Day, when we celebrate the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which ensured a woman’s right to vote.

August 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) report showing that expanding Medicaid lowers Marketplace premiums by about 7 percent in those states:

July 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement today in response to a baby boy born with microcephaly in Harris County, and who is the first Zika-affected infant in Texas:

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