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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

September 4, 2015 Press Release
Job Fair hosts over 40 employers, over 300 job seekers

HOUSTON On Wednesday, September 2, Congressman Gene Green held his Annual Northside/Aldine Job Fair, which hosted 43 employers and more than 300 job candidates at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center. Many participants made connections with employers and began the interview process, others were offered jobs immediately.

August 27, 2015 Press Release

GRAPEVINE On Monday, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX-29) attended the National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association (VPPPA) Safety & Health Conference in Grapevine, Texas. He received an award for his Congressional leadership on workplace safety and the Voluntary Protection Program Act, and spoke to participants.

August 25, 2015 Press Release
Companies seeking full-time, part-time, seasonal employees

HOUSTON Congressman Green invites constituents to this year’s Annual Northside/Aldine Job Fair on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center. More than 40 companies will be seeking to recruit participants for a variety of positions and career fields including full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment.

August 25, 2015 Press Release

HOUSTON – Rep. Gene Green’s 20th Annual Immunization served over 2,500 participants this year, with qualified volunteers delivering more than 1,800 vaccines.

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August 13, 2015 Press Release
Trail to open at Herman Brown Park

HOUSTON The Houston Parks and Recreation Department was selected as a winner of the national Parks Build Community campaign and awarded a $20,000 grant. Funds will be used to build the Northshore Nature Walk, a half-mile loop connecting neighborhoods on the east side of the park through a forested wildlife area in Hermann Brown Park.

August 10, 2015 Press Release

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green invites students and families to kick off the new school year with a discussion about children's health and healthcare policy, and free immunizations. Services will be available for school-aged children in the 29th Congressional District at the AAMA Learning Center and M.O. Campbell Educational Center.

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August 3, 2015 Press Release

 WASHINGTON – On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final version of its Clean Power Plan to regulate and lower greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The final rule would require plants to put out an average of 32 percent less carbon dioxide by 2030 than they had in the year 2005.

July 29, 2015 Press Release
Waterway Safety Improvement Act grants Army Corps more jurisdiction for Port maintenance

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Texas Representatives Gene Green (D-TX-29) and Brian Babin (R-TX-36) introduced the Waterway Safety Improvement Act to enhance navigation and safety in our nation’s ports, including the Port of Houston. This legislation addresses longtime concerns on the Port of Houston waterways with clarifying language and by granting discretionary authority to the U.S.

July 22, 2015 Press Release
Architecture of Abundance bill to be considered by full Energy and Commerce Committee in September

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Architecture of Abundance energy package was voted favorably out of the Energy and Power Subcommittee by a voice vote.

July 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON— On Wednesday, Representatives Gene Green (D-TX) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced H. Con. Res. 62, expressing the Sense of Congress that the United States Embassy in Israel should be located in Jerusalem.

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