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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

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. 

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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.  

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February 2, 2016 Press Release
To advance efforts on mental health and substance use disorder legislation, Committee Members outline Democratic priorities for reform

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
Green visits DeLorean plant in 29th Congressional District following passage of Low Volume Motor Vehicle Act

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.

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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.

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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.

November 23, 2015 Press Release

HOUSTON – On Saturday, November 21st, Congressman Gene Green was presented the Corazón Latino Award from LULAC Council 4967. The Corazón Latino, unique to the Houston chapter, is awarded annually to a non-Hispanic with outstanding dedication to the Hispanic community. Congressman Green is the second person to ever receive the honor.

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October 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank (“Ex-Im Bank”) of the United States. The vote comes four months after the Ex-Im Bank’s charter expired on June 30. The failure to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank has resulted in lost business and job losses for American employers and the national economy.

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