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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

March 24, 2015 Press Release

(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.

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February 12, 2015 Press Release

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.

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February 4, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC)– Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, Congressman Joe Pitts (R-PA), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, re-introduced H.R. 639, the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act.

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February 3, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – On Monday, President Obama released his FY16 Budget proposal to Congress. Representative Gene Green released the following statement:

February 2, 2015 Press Release

(Houston, TX) – On Saturday, February 7th, Congressman Gene Green and City Councilman Ed Gonzalez invite Houstonians to recycle their unwanted electronics at Houston Community College Northline Campus in the south parking lot. Items will be accepted from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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February 2, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone Jr., Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton, Joe Pitts, and Tim Murphy requesting a hearing on the current measles outbreak and preventative vaccinations.

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January 29, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)—Today, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on S.33, The LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act.  The Senate legislation is a companion bill to the House passed, H.R. 351, the LNG Permitting Transparency Act.

January 13, 2015 Press Release

(Houston, TX) – Congressman Gene Green invites residents of the 29th Congressional District of Texas to a Healthcare Enrollment Forum on Saturday, January 24th at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. During this free forum attendees will be able to ask questions, learn about different healthcare options, and enroll in an insurance plan.

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November 19, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 5728, the STELA Reauthorization Act. This new legislation was written in response to Senate debate over H.R. 4572, which passed out of the House in July and would reauthorize expiring communications and copyright law.

November 19, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of House Members led by Reps. Gene Green (D-TX) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced H.R. 5729, the Adding Ebola to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act, to expedite review of therapies and treatments of the Ebola virus. Reps. G.K.

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