Bipartisan legislation strengthens pipeline safety
WASHINGTON, DC – With last night’s Senate passage of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act (PIPES Act)– bipartisan legislation to strengthen pipeline safety, clarify safety oversight efforts, and provide greater regulatory certainty in the transportation of energy commodities – the four-year reauthorization of the federal pipeline safety progra
A victory for public health, the environment and business
WASHINGTON, DC – Congress has taken the final step to send the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act to the president’s desk for signature into law. The bill went to the Senate floor last night by unanimous consent and passed on a voice vote. Senate passage follows the House’s passage of the same bill by a margin of 403-12 on May 24.
A Historic Advancement for Chemical Safety and Environmental Law
WASHINGTON— On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, Congressmen Gene Green (TX-29) and Al Green (TX-09) in a letter to President Obama formally requested that he issue a disaster declaration for Harris County and the Houston area due to the extensive flooding, loss of life, and loss of p
HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green announces new grant awards from the Department of Health and Human Services for two Community Health Centers in the 29th Congressional District of Texas: Houston Community Health Centers Inc., and Pasadena Health Center.
HOUSTON— Nearly 100 volunteers spent their Saturday picking up trash and litter in the North Channel area during Congressman Gene Green’s annual Community Clean-up.
WASHINGTON – On Monday, the United States Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, ruled to uphold the ‘one-person, one-vote standard,’ disputed in Evenwel v. Abbott. Congressman Gene Green released the following statement in response:
H.R. 4725 will increase the ranks of the uninsured and harm low-income families
Thank you, Mr. Chairman.
I am deeply disappointed in the inaccurately named “Common Sense Savings Act,” which would yet again cut programs for people with limited incomes and vulnerable populations, seeking to balance the budget on the backs of those most in need.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Representative Gene Green (TX-29), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R.