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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

February 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Gene Green (TX-29), issued the following statement after voting against legislation that would weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):  

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February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Gene Green (TX-29), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Al Green (TX-9), Filemon Vela (TX-34), and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement regarding their support of the continuing resolution that contains a bipartisan budget agreement, funds the government through March 23 and

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January 23, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX - "The government shutdown could have been avoided, but the fact is the Republican majority is in control of the House, Senate, and White House. We are five months into the 2018 fiscal year and have passed four short-term spending bills.

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January 16, 2018 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Today, Rep. Gene Green, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, issued the following statement in response to a Gallup survey that estimated 3.2 million Americans became uninsured under President Trump’s first year:

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January 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Gene Green, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration issuing guidance to states to allow work requirements for Medicaid recipients:

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December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Gene Green issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to advance a partisan tax bill that will negatively impact middle-class Americans:

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December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Gene Green issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to roll back Obama-era net neutrality protections:

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX-29) reiterated his support for H.R. 4563, the Georgian Fair Business Practices Sanctions Act of 2017. Congressman Green is a co-sponsor of the legislation, which would commission semiannual reports on the business environment for U.S. companies in Georgia.

December 12, 2017 Press Release
First-of-a kind program creates a federally-supported role for 2-year colleges

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Donald Trump signed into law the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes provisions from the Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act (H.R.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Gene Green today delivered the following statement on the House floor on the Republican majority’s 2-week Continuing Resolution:

"Mr. Speaker, I rise to urge my colleagues to act and pass much needed supplemental appropriations to help victims of the recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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