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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a full committee markup and passed more than 30 bills, including the bipartisan Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act, which was introduced by Reps. Gene Green (D-TX), Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), and Larry Buschon, M.D. (R-IN).

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April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, spoke on the House floor to call attention to the Trump administration’s new rule that will allow skimpy, short-term health insurance plans to be sold. His statement is below:

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April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the City of Houston’s Fifth Ward was awarded $300,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields Community Environmental Assessment Grants. The Brownfields Program, an important program created by Congress and the U.S.

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April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, and several Democrats of the congressional Texas delegation sent a letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott addressing the high uninsured health care rate in Texas and calling on Gov.

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April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston) announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional District Art Competition for high school students at an exhibition on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Houston Community College –Southeast Campus.

The winners of the competition include:

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April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement before the House of Representatives vote on a ‘balanced budget amendment’ that would cut federal programs like Social Security and Medicare:

April 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in response to U.S. Department of Housing and Development (HUD) announcing it would award Texas more than $ 5 billion, and $62 million for the City of Houston, in community development block grants to support long-term disaster recovery.

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March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, two Energy and Commerce Committee members introduced bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program for five years at $330 million for the fiscal year 2019.

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March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a $1.3 trillion package that will fund the government for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year:

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