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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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December 13, 2016 Press Release

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.

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December 7, 2016 Press Release

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.

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December 6, 2016 Press Release

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:

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November 17, 2016 Press Release

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.

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October 20, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – On October 20, Congressman Gene Green attended a public meeting hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss and receive comments from the community about the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits.

October 19, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green will attend a public meeting hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, October 20. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and receive comments from the community about the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for San Jacinto River Waste Pits.

October 19, 2016 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congressman Gene Green hosted Houston-area students and parents at his Paying for College Workshop and Academy Day on Monday, October 17th at Pasadena High School. 

October 3, 2016 Blog Post

Zika Virus

A partir del 28 de septiembre, 2016, ha habido más de 3,600 casos de infección con el virus Zika, incluyendo 808 mujeres embarazadas con evidencia de la infección, y 21 bebés nacidos con defectos de nacimiento resultando del virus zika en los Estados Unidos.

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October 3, 2016 Blog Post

Zika Virus

As of September 28, 2016, there have been more than 3,600 cases of Zika virus infection, including 808 pregnant women with evidence of Zika virus infection, and 21 babies born with birth defects in the United States.

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September 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement in response to the Federal Communication Commission’s elimination of the set-top box item from the September 29, 2016 Open Meeting agenda:

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