Representative Gene Green has frequently voted against progressive priorities in an extremely safe Democratic D+12 district. President Barack Obama won TX-29 with 65.9% of the vote in 2012.
A Few Reasons to Primary:
- In 2013, Rep. Green voted against key environmental goals, supporting the Keystone XL pipeline and expanded off-shore drilling
- In 2013, Rep. Green voted for lax regulations of radioactive coal ash waste
- In 2013, Rep. Green voted for the CISPA bill that would have removed important digital privacy protections online
- In 2013, Rep. Green abstained from a crucial vote against a House Republican bill that would restore low-quality insurance plans to the Obamacare exchanges, and undermine the health care law