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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

November 17, 2016 Press Release
Calls to Abolish the Electoral College

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, November 17th, Congressman Gene Green will introduce legislation in the House of Representatives to amend the Constitution of the United States to abolish the Electoral College and instead use direct election to decide presidential elections. The resolution is co-sponsored by 16 Members of Congress.

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October 20, 2016 Press Release
Broad Coalition Says Dredging is the Only Long-term Option

HOUSTON, TX – On October 20, Congressman Gene Green attended a public meeting hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss and receive comments from the community about the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits.

October 19, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green will attend a public meeting hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, October 20. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and receive comments from the community about the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for San Jacinto River Waste Pits.

October 19, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green hosted Houston-area students and parents at his Paying for College Workshop and Academy Day on Monday, October 17th at Pasadena High School. 

September 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in response to the Federal Communication Commission’s elimination of the set-top box item from the September 29, 2016 Open Meeting agenda:

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.

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