Posted on · Reps. Ted Poe (R, TX-2) and Gene Green (D, TX-29) are both retiring this year. Primary voters picking their likely replacements each have a long list of options
Posted on · Just a few weeks ago, Houston political observers were predicting state Sen. Sylvia Garcia would easily win the Democratic primary to replace U.S. Rep. Gene Green. Then Tahir Javed pledged to “spend whatever it takes" to come out on top.
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Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Rep. Gene Green talks about his decision to retire. We preview the Dynamo's playoff series against Seattle. And we revisit conversations from the past year that we're thankful for -- everything from a story about Scrabble clubs to a visit to the Moody Gardens aquarium.
Posted on · Green spent much of his congressional career in the minority, and he often sought to work with Republicans for the good of his constituents. But he found GOP efforts to block, then repeal, the Affordable Care Act frustrating, describing it as "legislative malpractice"
Posted on · Green will step down as congressman for Texas’ 29th District in January 2019, after 13 terms
Posted on · “He leaves with great affection from the voters and we wish him well” – Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on U.S. Rep. Gene Green retiring from Congress.
Posted on · Sylvia Garcia made here announcement after Green announced his retirement leaving his seat in Congress open
Posted on · The bill, authored by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-The Woodlands), would provide some benefits for middle-income families, such as doubling the standard deduction. But it threatens further pain for those who suffered losses to Harvey
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Posted on · Donald Trump is now the second presidential candidate in sixteen years to lose the popular vote and win the White House. Houston Congressman Gene Green wants to amend the Constitution to keep that from happening again.
Posted on · Is it an idea whose time has come, or just sour grapes? After watching his Democrats lose two presidential elections in 16 years despite winning the popular vote, Congressman Gene Green of Houston wants to abolish the Electoral College. Rep. Green last month introduced legislation in the U.S. House calling for aÂ Constitutional Amendment to […]
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Posted on · The bill to reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a margin of nearly 400 votes. The Senate is expected to approve the measure within days.
Posted on · Reps. Gene and Al Green are pushing for Congress to appropriate the full amount the White House has requested for the effort to combat the mosquito-borne disease. The House of Representatives has allocated less than a third, while the Senate has agreed to little more than half.