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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement before the House of Representatives vote on a ‘balanced budget amendment’ that would cut federal programs like Social Security and Medicare:

April 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in response to U.S. Department of Housing and Development (HUD) announcing it would award Texas more than $ 5 billion, and $62 million for the City of Houston, in community development block grants to support long-term disaster recovery.

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March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, two Energy and Commerce Committee members introduced bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program for five years at $330 million for the fiscal year 2019.

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March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a $1.3 trillion package that will fund the government for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year:

March 21, 2018 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) delivered the following opening remarks today at the Subcommittee on Health hearing on “Combatting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention and Public Health Solutions:”

“Mr. Chairman, thank you for holding today’s hearing on the opioid crisis and public health solutions.

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March 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) has introduced bipartisan legislation with members of the Energy and Commerce Committee to reform the outdated over-the-counter (OTC) monograph system.

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March 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY), vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), ranking member of the Health Subcommittee, today introduced the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018 (H.R. 5327).

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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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