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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

October 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Monday, the United States and 11 Asia-Pacific countries announced an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The agreement is now subject to Congressional approval. Congressman Gene Green released the following statement in response:

September 29, 2015 Press Release
Houston high school recognized for outstanding academic achievements

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green congratulates North Houston Early College High School for excelling academically and in turn being recognized by the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program in 2015. The North Houston Early College High School, located at 99 Lyerly Street in Houston, is one of 335 schools being recognized this year.

September 28, 2015 Press Release

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green invites Houston-area students and parents to his Paying for College Workshop on Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. at Stephen F. Austin High School. 

September 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Thursday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a mark-up of H.R. 702, which would lift the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. Several amendments were adopted in Committee, including Rep. Gene Green’s (D-TX) Savings Provision.

September 15, 2015 Press Release
El Centro de Corazon, Houston Community Health Centers Inc. and Pasadena Health Center awarded HHS grant for expanded health care services

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green announces new grant awards from the Department of Health and Human Services for three Community Health Centers in the 29th Congressional District of Texas: El Centro de Corazon, Houston Community Health Centers Inc., and Pasadena Health Center.

September 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) announced his decision to vote against the Iran Nuclear Agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). He released the following statement:

“After weeks of careful consideration, input from constituents, and reading the agreement, I have decided not to support it.

September 4, 2015 Press Release
Job Fair hosts over 40 employers, over 300 job seekers

HOUSTON On Wednesday, September 2, Congressman Gene Green held his Annual Northside/Aldine Job Fair, which hosted 43 employers and more than 300 job candidates at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center. Many participants made connections with employers and began the interview process, others were offered jobs immediately.

August 27, 2015 Press Release

GRAPEVINE On Monday, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX-29) attended the National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association (VPPPA) Safety & Health Conference in Grapevine, Texas. He received an award for his Congressional leadership on workplace safety and the Voluntary Protection Program Act, and spoke to participants.

August 25, 2015 Press Release
Companies seeking full-time, part-time, seasonal employees

HOUSTON Congressman Green invites constituents to this year’s Annual Northside/Aldine Job Fair on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center. More than 40 companies will be seeking to recruit participants for a variety of positions and career fields including full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment.

August 25, 2015 Press Release

HOUSTON – Rep. Gene Green’s 20th Annual Immunization served over 2,500 participants this year, with qualified volunteers delivering more than 1,800 vaccines.