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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Press Releases

June 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States released its long-awaited decision for King v. Burwell. Petitioners of the court case challenged the availability of tax credits for people who purchase health insurance on a marketplace created by the federal government.

June 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Rep. Gene Green (TX-29) stood before the House of Representatives to support H.R. 2576, the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Modernization Act and called on other Representatives to do the same. TSCA reform has been an ongoing bipartisan effort since the 113th Congress.

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June 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday the House of Representatives voted on H.R. 1314, the Trade Act of 2015. Members voted divisively, putting a halt to TPA in the House of Representatives.  Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) voted no on all provisions, standing firmly against the bill, which would give the office of the President Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for three years. Rep.

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June 10, 2015 Press Release
Bipartisan bill allows low volume car manufacturers to produce replica vehicles

WASHINGTON– U.S. Reps. Gene Green (D-TX) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) introduced a bill that supports manufacturing jobs and skilled labor in the U.S. automotive industry. The H.R.

June 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released their progress report on the potential impact of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources. The study found no correlation between hydraulic fracturing and water contamination. Congressman Gene Green released the following statement in response:

 

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May 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for the years, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

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May 28, 2015 Press Release

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green applauds the announcement of a grant award for El Centro de Corazón in the 29th Congressional District of Texas from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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May 21, 2015 Press Release
Voted unanimously out of Energy and Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act with a unanimous vote of 51-0. The bipartisan legislation will help modernize and personalize health care, encourage greater innovation, support research, and streamline the system to deliver better, faster cures to more patients.

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May 20, 2015 Press Release
Representatives will provide information and resources about veteran programs and services

HOUSTON – On Thursday, Congressman Gene Green is hosting a Veterans Forum in Houston where veterans and families can learn about the new and current federal policies that affect them and receive information about veteran’s benefits and services from local groups and government agencies.

May 19, 2015 Press Release
Final Section of energy package draws on cross-border and LNG bills, creates approval pathways between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, The House Energy and Commerce Committee released Title III of its Architecture of Abundance energy package.

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