Representative Al Green's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Al Green
Current Office: U.S. House - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 09/01/1947
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Baptist
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Issue Position: Immigration 7/22/14 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Patrick Mchenry, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation - Investigation of Goldman Sachs 7/15/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/08/14 Congressman Al Green Condemns the Kidnapping and Murder of Palestinian Teenager 7/02/14 Congressman Al Green's Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 6/30/14 Congressman Al Green Condemns the Murder of the Three Kidnapped Israeli Teenagers 6/25/14 National Pride Month 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/16/14 Defender Network - Rep. Green Proposes Law to Raise Minimum Wage 6/13/14 The Hill - Dem Bill Would Raise Minimum Wage to $13 an Hour 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/12/14 Houston Style Magazine - Congressman Al Green Introduces the Original Living American Wage Act of 2014 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/08/14 The Kidnapping of Girls and Young Women From a School in Nigeria 5/08/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing 4/30/14 Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Approves Congressman Al Green's Four Amendments Regarding Hiring and Promotional Practices at Federal Agencies Under Their Jurisdiction 4/30/14 Congressman Al Green Introduces Resolution to Promote Minority Health Awareness 4/09/14 Congressman Al Green Attends Memorial Ceremony to Honor the Fallen and Wounded at Fort Hood 4/08/14 What You Don't Know Can Hurt You 4/07/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding 4/02/14 The Shooting at the Fort Hood Army Base 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee 3/31/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota 3/28/14 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of Committee on Financial Services - Waters, Green Raise Concerns over CFPB Hearing 3/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/27/14 In Honor of Women's History Month 3/24/14 Letter to Inspector General Mark Bialek, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Review of Employment Practices at CFPB, Financial Regulators 3/20/14 Congressman Al Green Joins Congressional Colleagues at Homeland Security Field Hearing on Human Trafficking at Texas Southern University 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 3/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation 3/13/14 Congressman Al Green Applauds Senate for Bipartisan Passage of Flood Insurance Reform Legislation 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/06/14 Congressman Al Green Joins HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at a Press Conference on Health Coverage Enrollment Efforts in the Faith-Based Community 2/27/14 Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013