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