Congressman Al Green Discusses His Top Legislative Projects For the Rest of 2010
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Congressman Al Green Discusses His Top Legislative Projects For the Rest of 2010

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August 3, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — On Tuesday, August 3rd, Congressman Al Green (Texas 9th Congressional District) will visit KCOH Radio-1430 AM to talk about his top priorities for the rest of the 111th Congress. The Congressman will take phone calls from the audience and invites Houston’s media outlets to participate in the segment.

WHO: Congressman Al Green (Texas 9th Congressional District).

WHAT:
Public discussion of the Johnson Space Center Workforce Stability Act of 2010 (H.R. 5855), the Housing Fairness Act of 2009 (H.R. 476) and the US 90-A Commuter Rail project.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, from 8:30 to 9:30 AM.

WHY: As Congress enters its District Work Period, Congressman Al Green will highlight his legislative priorities, which benefit Houston and his constituents in the 9th Congressional District, including stabilizing the future of NASA’s workforce at the Johnson Space Center, promoting efforts to end housing discrimination and the development of a commuter rail line connecting residents of the City of Stafford and Missouri City to jobs in Downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: The media are invited to ask questions to the Congressman by calling KCOH Radio’s press-call-in line at: 713 523 6791. Attached are three Press Releases providing background information about the topics the Congressman will address.

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Alvaro ‘Al’ Ortiz
Press Secretary
Congressman Al Green, 9th District-Texas
United States House of Representatives
3003 South Loop West, Suite 460
Houston, TX 77054
Office Phone: 713-383-9321
Cellular Phone: 202-527-1109
Fax: 713-383-9202
Email: Alvaro.Ortiz (at) mail.house (dot) gov

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On January 4, 2007 U.S. Representative Al Green took the oath of office to serve the people of Texas’ 9th Congressional District and began his second term in the United States House of Representatives. As a veteran civil rights advocate, he has dedicated his life to fighting for those in society whose voices, too often, are not heard.

Congressman Green’s chief legislative priority for the 110th Congress is creating a Federal Living Wage. As the Democratic Whip for Region 6 and one of the newest members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Green is dedicated to increasing U.S. port and border security and reducing chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats. He also serves on the Financial Services Committee where he continues his fight to eliminate insurance, housing and lender practices that have historically victimized low and moderate income communities. Additionally, Congressman Green remains committed to increasing the levels affordable housing and ensuring that every American realizes the dream of homeownership.

Contact:

Alvaro 'Al' Ortiz (Press Secretary)
Office Phone: (713) 383 9234 Ext. 111
Cell Phone: (832) 606 5869

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