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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

June 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Michael Burgess M.D. (R-TX) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at making health care more affordable by promoting greater transparency around the costs of health care services for patients.

June 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA), and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) released the following statement on the mental health bill, H.R.

June 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On Tuesday, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), a senior Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement in response to the D.C. Circuit’s ruling on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Open Internet Rule.

June 14, 2016 Press Release
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

June 8, 2016 Press Release
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.

May 24, 2016 Press Release
A Historic Advancement for Chemical Safety and Environmental Law


April 19, 2016 Press Release

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

April 19, 2016 Press Release

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.

April 14, 2016 Press Release

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.

April 4, 2016 Press Release

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: