WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, February 7th, Congressman Gene Green introduced a joint resolution, H.J.Res. 65, the Every Vote Counts Amendment, in the U.S. House of Representatives to amend the Constitution to abolish the Electoral College and require the President and Vice President be directly elected by the people.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29 released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement that the United States would pay for a border wall through a tax on all imports from Mexico:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on reports that the Trump administration has pulled funding for outreach and advertising in the final days of the 2017 Open Enrollment season:
Continues fight for ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Representative Gene Green (TX-29) was elected to serve as the Ranking Democratic Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health for the 115th Congress.
Funding Will Serve More than 1,200 Houston Children Daily
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Gene Green announced that the Harris County Department of Education would receive a $6 million Head Start continuation grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement today after the 115th Congress convened:
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.
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.
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:
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.