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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

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June 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) and Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA) today introduced HR 5579, the Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act (SEERA). This national security bill stops the flow of e-waste to China and other countries that regularly counterfeit electronics.

June 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresista Gene Green publicó las siguientes declaraciones luego de la decisión dividida en el caso Texas vs. Estados Unidos:

June 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s deadlocked decision in Texas v. United States:

June 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Barack Obama signed into law the first overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act in 40 years - the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. This landmark bill passed the House of Representatives on May 24 on a 403-12 vote and it was approved by the Senate on June 7 by voice vote.

June 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Michael Burgess M.D. (R-TX) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at making health care more affordable by promoting greater transparency around the costs of health care services for patients.

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June 17, 2016 Editorial
By Al Green and Gene Green
June 16, 2016 Updated: June 16, 2016 6:13pm

Our world-class, international city is faced with a growing threat to the lives of our citizenry and our economy, a threat that is obvious to anyone who lives in the Houston area, and there is a way you can actively become a part of the solution.

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June 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA), and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) released the following statement on the mental health bill, H.R.

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June 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On Tuesday, Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), a senior Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement in response to the D.C. Circuit’s ruling on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Open Internet Rule.

June 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – With last night’s Senate passage of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act (PIPES Act)– bipartisan legislation to strengthen pipeline safety, clarify safety oversight efforts, and provide greater regulatory certainty in the transportation of energy commodities – the four-year reauthorization of the federal pipeline safety progra

June 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congress has taken the final step to send the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act to the president’s desk for signature into law. The bill went to the Senate floor last night by unanimous consent and passed on a voice vote. Senate passage follows the House’s passage of the same bill by a margin of 403-12 on May 24.

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