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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

July 14, 2017 Press Release
Expands Maritime Workforce and Education Training

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bipartisan defense policy bill that authorizes $696 billion in defense spending in fiscal year 2018. Included in the authorization is a bill sponsored by Reps. Green (D-TX) and Wittman (R-VA), H.R. 2286, the Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act.

July 12, 2017 Press Release
Reauthorizes FDA User Fee Agreements

WASHINGTON, DC Today, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) issued the following statement after voting against the anti-immigrant legislation, H.R. 3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act:

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June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans announced they will postpone votes on Trumpcare until after July 4th recess:

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June 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its score on the impacts of the Senate Trumpcare bill:

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after Senate Republicans released their draft of Trumpcare earlier today:

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Gene Green (D-TX) and Democratic members of the Texas Delegation submitted a letter to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission opposing the state’s latest attempt to block lower-income patients from accessing care at qualified family planning providers like Planned Parenthood.

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) introduced H.R. 2883, the Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act, to encourage and promote the construction of energy infrastructure across border lines with our North American neighbors.

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June 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a markup session to examine a package of user fee agreements to reauthorize key FDA capabilities to review and evaluate medical devices, brand and generic drugs, and biosimilar products.

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June 1, 2017 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after President Trump announced that his administration will withdraw the United States from the 2015 landmark Paris Climate Accord:

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