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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

December 13, 2016 Press Release
Advancing Medical Innovations and Cures

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that will accelerate the pace of medical innovation and deliver cures to patients who desperately need them – the 21st Century Cures Act. This landmark bill co-authored by Rep.

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December 7, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Senate joins House to pass sweeping new health bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress has taken the final step to send the 21st Century Cures Act to the President’s desk for signature into law. The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly today to support legislation which will make huge strides to help Americans find better cures so they can live longer, healthier lives.

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December 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) joined Democratic Members of the Judiciary Committee for a forum entitled “The Electoral College and the Future of American Democracy” to discuss with a panel of experts and noted scholars whether the Electoral College is in need of reform. Below are Rep. Green’s remarks:

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November 17, 2016 Press Release
Calls to Abolish the Electoral College

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, November 17th, Congressman Gene Green will introduce legislation in the House of Representatives to amend the Constitution of the United States to abolish the Electoral College and instead use direct election to decide presidential elections. The resolution is co-sponsored by 16 Members of Congress.

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October 20, 2016 Press Release
Broad Coalition Says Dredging is the Only Long-term Option

HOUSTON, TX – On October 20, Congressman Gene Green attended a public meeting hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss and receive comments from the community about the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits.

October 19, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green will attend a public meeting hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, October 20. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and receive comments from the community about the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for San Jacinto River Waste Pits.

October 19, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green hosted Houston-area students and parents at his Paying for College Workshop and Academy Day on Monday, October 17th at Pasadena High School. 

September 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in response to the Federal Communication Commission’s elimination of the set-top box item from the September 29, 2016 Open Meeting agenda:

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed plan to address contamination at the San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund site in eastern Harris County, Texas.

September 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to discouraging changes to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that removed vital support for our nation’s ports Congressman Ted Poe (TX- 02) and Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) issued the following statements. The House is expected to vote on WRDA this week:

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