NORTH SHORE – Congressman Gene Green spoke to a capacity crowd las Thursday night, as part of his semi-annual Town Hall meetings in various parts of his district.
Issues that were discussed at the meeting included refugees from Syria, Medicare and Social Security updates, the health insurance act known as Obamacare, or Affordable Care Act, and other matters of interest to the audience.
Green serves in Congress on the Energy and Commerce committees. During the 2015 Legislative Session, he worked on Health Care, Energy, Environmental, and Manufacturing issues.
Green maintains a local office at 11811 I-10 East in the North Shore area. He is currently holding five Town Hall meetings in District 29, and also sponsoring a Senior Issues Forum and a Paying for College Workshop. The Senior Issues forum is at the Ripley House on Navigation Blvd., on January 28 at 10 a.m., with representatives from Social Security, Agency on Aging, and Center for Medicare and Medicaid. The College Workshop, in conjunction with Sallie Mae, is on February 8 at 7 p.m. in the Aldine Senior High on Airline Drive.
Other events Green sponsors include a Children’s Immunization Day, Citizenship Day for new citizens, Job Fairs on the North and Eastside, and a health fair.