WASHINGTON – On Friday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for the years, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green applauds the announcement of a grant award for El Centro de Corazón in the 29th Congressional District of Texas from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Voted unanimously out of Energy and Commerce Committee
WASHINGTON – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act with a unanimous vote of 51-0. The bipartisan legislation will help modernize and personalize health care, encourage greater innovation, support research, and streamline the system to deliver better, faster cures to more patients.
Representatives will provide information and resources about veteran programs and services
HOUSTON – On Thursday, Congressman Gene Green is hosting a Veterans Forum in Houston where veterans and families can learn about the new and current federal policies that affect them and receive information about veteran’s benefits and services from local groups and government agencies.
Final Section of energy package draws on cross-border and LNG bills, creates approval pathways between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, The House Energy and Commerce Committee released Title III of its Architecture of Abundance energy package.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the Department of Energy (DOE) released the initial installment of its first ever Quadrennial Energy Review (QER). The review examines vulnerabilities in U.S. energy infrastructure and proposes policy recommendations to modernize systems, and promote economic competitiveness, energy security, and environmental responsibility.
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Congress released its long-anticipated “fast track” bill, which would create an accelerated consideration process for trade agreements sent to Congress by the Administration. The new, stricter process would force Congress to consider treaties within 90 days of receipt, and would not allow for any amendments.
(Houston, TX) – Congressman Gene Green invites constituents to his 13th Annual Job Fair on Monday, April 27th at San Jacinto College North from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
(Washington, D.C.)—On Tuesday, Reps. Gene Green (D-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), and Mike Doyle (D-PA) reintroduced H.R. 1558, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Act. This legislation would ensure electric reliability during extremely high electricity demand periods.
WASHINGTON—On Thursday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee reported several bills out of committee, including H.R. 648 the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act, and H.R. 647, the Access to Life-Saving Trauma Care for All Americans Act. Both bills were authored by Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX), and Rep.