House moves cross-border pipeline bill

House moves cross-border pipeline bill

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) --A bill passed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee fixes a broken permit system for cross-border pipelines like Keystone XL, Chairman Fred Upton said.
Daniel J. Graeber

House bill on pipeline approval draws fire

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- A bill introduced by members of the U.S. House of Representatives on cross-border pipelines undermines federal oversight, government agencies said.

Upton: Quicker pipeline reviews needed

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Draft legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would facilitate the review of cross-border pipeline projects, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., said.

Bill would move U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A bill introduced in the U.S. House would move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Bill would spur development of antibiotics

Bill would spur development of antibiotics

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- A bipartisan bill in the U.S. House that would spur development of new antibiotics drew praise from the Pew Health Group's Antibiotics and Innovation Project.

Dems reject motion to punish Rangel

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- House Democrats rejected a call by Republicans to force Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., from his plum committee chairmanship because of ethics cases against him.

Bill would keep local radio programs local

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A bill that would bar satellite radio from airing local programming that differs between markets was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. lawmakers face anthem challenge

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- With a fuss about a Spanish "Star Spangled Banner," ABC News found mixed success while checking whether U.S. lawmakers can handle the song in English.

Texans at odds on LBJ building name bill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Texas' congressional delegation is divided along party lines over a symbolic bill to name the U.S. Department of Education in memory of Lyndon Johnson.

Spam-fighting proposals get stricter

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of legislators is working on tougher legislation to battle e-mail spam, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.

UPI's Capital Comment for Oct. 30, 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

Traficant expelled

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- The House expelled one of its own from Congress late Wednesday, voting to remove Rep. James Traficant, D-Ohio, from Congress, in only the second expulsion since
Gene Green
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), accompanied by members of the Texas Congressional delegation, speaks during a news conference on the impact of Hurricane Ike on Texas in Washington on September 16, 2008. Hutchinson was joined by, from left to right, Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) Rep. Al Green (D-TX), Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Rep. Louis Gohmet (R-TX), Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX) and Rep. John Carter (R-TX). (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Raymond Eugene "Gene" Green (born October 17, 1947) is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district, serving since 1993. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes most of eastern Houston, along with large portions of Houston's eastern suburbs.

Green was born in Houston and he graduated from the University of Houston, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1971 and a law degree in 1977. He held positions as a business manager and a private attorney prior to his election to Congress.

Green was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1972. He was elected to the Texas Senate in 1985.

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