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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

September 8, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would reinstate GI Bill benefits for student veterans harmed by ITT’s abrupt closure

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) announced that he would co-sponsor the Veterans Education Recovery and Restoration Act (H.R. 3991), legislation that would address the significant consequences faced by student veterans enrolled at institutions that close abruptly.

September 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in response to ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ITT) announcing that it is closing all of its ITT campuses, including three in the Houston area.

August 30, 2016 Press Release
Urge Chairman Upton to schedule an E&C hearing with Mylan

Washington, D.C.  – Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

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August 26, 2016 Press Release
Today Marks the 96th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 19th Amendment, Guaranteeing a Woman’s Right to Vote

HOUSTON – Today, Rep. Green marked Women’s Equality Day, when we celebrate the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which ensured a woman’s right to vote.

August 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) report showing that expanding Medicaid lowers Marketplace premiums by about 7 percent in those states:

July 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement today in response to a baby boy born with microcephaly in Harris County, and who is the first Zika-affected infant in Texas:

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June 24, 2016 Press Release
Award provides employment services for formerly incarcerated individuals

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the U.S. Labor Department announced that Houston workforce service provider and non-profit, SER - Jobs for Progress of the Texas Gulf Coast Inc., would receive a federal grant to implement the Training to Work program.

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June 24, 2016 Press Release
The Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act (SEERA)

WASHINGTON D.C. - Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) and Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA) today introduced HR 5579, the Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act (SEERA). This national security bill stops the flow of e-waste to China and other countries that regularly counterfeit electronics.

June 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresista Gene Green publicó las siguientes declaraciones luego de la decisión dividida en el caso Texas vs. Estados Unidos:

June 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s deadlocked decision in Texas v. United States:

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