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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump signed into law the Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5385) last night. The bill, introduced by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) and sponsored by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael Burgess, M.D.

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September 18, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX Congressman Gene Green held his annual Northside Job Fair Monday morning, which hosted over 40 employers and more than 400 job candidates at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center arena. Many participants made connections with employers and began the interview process, others were offered jobs immediately. 

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Green (D-TX) released this statement following the passage of the bipartisan Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act:

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act (H.R. 4606), a bipartisan bill Representative Gene Green (D-TX) worked on with Representative Bill Johnson (R-OH).

August 1, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, today issued a statement on the Trump administration’s final rule to expand the so-called “short-term, limited duration” insurance plans, which would allow insurance companies to sell health coverage plans that do not comply with the current law nor protect peo

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July 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As American natural gas production increases and demand for our energy spikes around the world, the process at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to review the applications for construction of energy export terminals has been stymied by a shortage of highly specialized engineers.

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July 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5385). The bill, which is sponsored by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) and Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael Burgess, M.D.

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July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after President Trump held a joint press conference with President Putin:

July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee passed bipartisan legislation that will reauthorize the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program for the next five years at $325 million – a $25 million increase.

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June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, in a 5-4 ruling the United States Supreme Court upheld the Trump administration’s decision to ban citizens from seven countries, five of which are majority-Muslim, from emigrating to the United States to work, study, or vacation. Since 9/11, no fatal terrorist attack has been attributed to citizens of the targeted countries.

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