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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a second full committee markup and passed more than 30 opioid-related bills. During the markup, Congressman Green introduced an amendment to two separate bills, which were both included in the final passage of the SCREEN Act (H.R. 5228) and Health HOME Act (H.R. 5810).

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May 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Comprehensive TB Elimination Act of 2018, was introduced by Representatives Gene Green (D-TX), Don Young (R-AK), Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL).

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May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen John Culberson (TX-07) and Gene Green (TX-29) introduced the Tools on Our Local Streets (TOOLS) to Rehabilitate Communities Act to target Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) funds to nonprofit organizations for the revitalization of neighborhoods, housing rehabilitation, and natural disaster recovery. Yesterday, U.S.

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May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), released the following statement after voting to support the bipartisan Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017, which passed 340-72:

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a full committee markup and passed more than 30 bills, including the bipartisan Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act, which was introduced by Reps. Gene Green (D-TX), Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), and Larry Buschon, M.D. (R-IN).

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April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, spoke on the House floor to call attention to the Trump administration’s new rule that will allow skimpy, short-term health insurance plans to be sold. His statement is below:

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April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the City of Houston’s Fifth Ward was awarded $300,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields Community Environmental Assessment Grants. The Brownfields Program, an important program created by Congress and the U.S.

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April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, and several Democrats of the congressional Texas delegation sent a letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott addressing the high uninsured health care rate in Texas and calling on Gov.

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April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston) announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional District Art Competition for high school students at an exhibition on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Houston Community College –Southeast Campus.

The winners of the competition include:

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