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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

May 29, 2015 Press Release

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.

May 28, 2015 Press Release

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).

May 21, 2015 Press Release
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.

May 20, 2015 Press Release
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.

May 19, 2015 Press Release
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.

April 21, 2015 Press Release

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.

April 17, 2015 Press Release

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.

April 14, 2015 Press Release

(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. 

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.

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.