Experience: University of Houston: 1971, 1977
Home State: Texas
Running: President, United States, 2016
Total Raised: $1,519,109Coverage End: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Winning: Won with 0.00%
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    Full Name: Raymond 'Gene' Eugene Green
    Gender: Male
    Family: Wife: Helen; 2 Children: Angela, Christopher
    Birth Date: 10/17/1947
    Birth Place: Houston, TX
    Home City: Houston, TX
    Religion: Methodist


    JD, Bates College of Law, University of Houston, 1977
    BBA, Business Administration, University of Houston, 1971

Political Experience

    Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1992-present
    Regional Whip, United States House House of Representatives
    Senior Deputy Whip, United States House of Representatives
    Senator, Texas State Senate, 1985-1993
    Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1972-1985

Current Legislative Committees

    Energy and Commerce, Member
    Subcommittee on Energy and Power (Energy and Commerce), Member
    Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, Member
    Subcommittee on Health (Energy and Commerce), Ranking Member
    Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Energy and Commerce), Member

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

    Member, Alzheimers Taskforce
    Member, Autism Caucus
    Member, Bi-Cameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinsons Disease
    Member, Brazil Caucus
    Member, Career and Technical Education Caucus
    Member, Children's Caucus
    Member, Community College Caucus
    Member, Congressional Arts Caucus
    Member, Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus
    Member, Congressional Children's Working Group
    Member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus
    Member, Congressional Internet Caucus
    Member, Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus
    Member, Congressional Older Americans Caucus
    Member, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
    Member, Congressional Steel Caucus
    Member, Congressional Urban Caucus
    Co-Chair, Congressional Vision Caucus
    Member, Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
    Co-Chair, Democratic Israel Working Group
    Member, Democratic Policy Committee
    Member, Democratic Steering Committee
    Member, Diversity and Innovation Caucus
    Vice Chair, Energy Task Force
    Member, Fire Services Caucus
    Member, Friends of Jordan Caucus
    Member, Health and Medicare Task Force
    Member, House Aerospace Caucus
    Member, House Trade Working Group
    Member, Jobs and the Economy Task Force
    Member, Men’s Health Caucus
    Member, Missing and Exploited Children’s Caucus
    Member, Multiple Sclerosis Caucus
    Member, National Marine Sanctuary Caucus
    Member, National Wildlife Refuge Caucus
    Member, Natural Gas Caucus
    Member, Pell Grant Caucus
    Member, Public Pension Reform Caucus
    Member, Recycling Caucus
    Member, Social Security Task Force
    Member, Steel Caucus
    Member, Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force
    Member, Urban Health Caucus
    Member, Victims Rights Caucus
    Co-Chair, Vision Caucus
    Member, Houston Education and Workforce Committee, 1993-1997

Professional Experience

    Attorney, Private Practice, 1977-1992
    Business Manager, Daily Court Review, Printing Company, 1966-1990

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

    Member, Aldine Optimist Club
    Member, American Bar Association
    Member, Chambers of Commerce, 29th District
    Member, Communications Workers Union, Printing Sector
    Member, Congressional Members Organization, National Guard and Reserve Components
    Member, Gulf Coast Conservation Association
    Member, Houston Bar Association
    Member, Lindale Lions Club
    Member, Chambers of Commerce
    Member, Printing Sector, Communications Workers Union
    Member, Spring Woods United Methodist Church
    Member, State Bar of Texas
    Member, Texas State Historical Association

Additional Information


    Distinguished Community Health Award, National Association of Community Health Care Centers, Inc.
    Medal of Honor, U.S. Oncology, 2003
    Mexicano de Corazon Award, Fiestas Patrias
    Alfred K.Whitehead Legislative Award
    International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), 2004
    Legislative Open Door Award, National Association of Credit Management
General Survey
Issue Title Candidate's Answers
1. Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right

Strongly Support
2. Stricter punishment reduces crime

3. Marijuana is a gateway drug
4. Higher taxes on the wealthy

Strongly Support
5. Stimulus better than market-led recovery

Strongly Support
6. Vouchers for school choice

Strongly Oppose
7. Make voter registration easier

Strongly Support
8. Prioritize green energy

9. Avoid foreign entanglements
10. Expand the military

No Opinion
11. Support & expand free trade

Strongly Oppose
12. Support American Exceptionalism
13. Absolute right to gun ownership

Strongly Support
14. Expand ObamaCare

Strongly Support
15. Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens

Strongly Support
16. EPA regulations are too restrictive

Strongly Oppose
17. Keep God in the public sphere

18. Legally require hiring more women & minorities

Strongly Support
19. Comfortable with same-sex marriage

Strongly Support
20. Privatize Social Security

Strongly Oppose
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