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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

August 16, 2017 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX — Today, Representative Gene Green (D-TX) joined Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Morman, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Port Terminal Railroad Association (PTRA) for a groundbreaking ceremony of the Federal Road Grade Separation Project.

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August 14, 2017 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX — Today, Representative Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement on the violence following protests by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia:

July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representative Gene Green (D-TX) joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and introduced the American Hope Act, legislation that would provide an opportunity for almost 800,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and undocumented youth to earn a pathway toward permanent legal residency and citizenship.

July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after the Senate failed to pass an amendment repealing parts of the Affordable Care Act:

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July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after the House Energy & Commerce Committee voted unanimously to advance major drinking water legislation on Thursday afternoon:

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health praised the FDA’s launch of its Pre-Cert for Software Pilot Program. The program builds on legislation that Rep.

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July 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressmen Green (D-TX) and Mullin (R-OK). H.R. 2883, the Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act, would encourage and promote the construction of energy infrastructure across border lines with our North American neighbors.

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July 14, 2017 Press Release
Expands Maritime Workforce and Education Training

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bipartisan defense policy bill that authorizes $696 billion in defense spending in fiscal year 2018. Included in the authorization is a bill sponsored by Reps. Green (D-TX) and Wittman (R-VA), H.R. 2286, the Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act.

July 12, 2017 Press Release
Reauthorizes FDA User Fee Agreements

WASHINGTON, DC Today, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) issued the following statement after voting against the anti-immigrant legislation, H.R. 3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act:

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