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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

March 14, 2016 Press Release
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.

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February 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Representative Gene Green (TX-29), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R.

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February 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Representative Gene Green (TX-29), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R.

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February 10, 2016 Press Release

 

Mr. Speaker, I rise to highlight the success of the Affordable Care Act.

Last month marked the end of the third open enrollment period for the health exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act.

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February 4, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green invites Houston-area students and parents to his Paying for College Workshop on Monday, February 8th at 7:00 PM at Aldine Senior High School. 

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February 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Following the World Health Organization’s declaration of the Zika virus—which is transmitted by mosquitos and may cause birth defects—as a public health emergency, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX-29) joined a bipartisan group of House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders in reaching out to U.S. government health experts seeking more information.  

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February 2, 2016 Press Release
To advance efforts on mental health and substance use disorder legislation, Committee Members outline Democratic priorities for reform

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, along with five members of the Committee, introduced the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Reform and Recovery Act of 2016.

January 27, 2016 Press Release
Green visits DeLorean plant in 29th Congressional District following passage of Low Volume Motor Vehicle Act

HOUSTON—In December the House of Representatives approved, and the President signed, a 6-year transportation bill that included a key provision for small car manufacturers introduced by Rep.

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January 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON On Tuesday the United States Supreme Court announced that it will consider Texas v. United States, a lawsuit against the President’s executive action on the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs. Congressman Gene Green released the following response:

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