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Congressman Al Green

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.

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

Congressmen Al Green and Mike Michaud Reintroduce Bills Targeting Veteran Homelessness in the House

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Al Green (TX-09) and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, Congressman Mike Michaud (ME-02), reintroduced two bills that would impact homelessness among veterans...

Congressman Al Green Introduces The Housing Fairness Act of 2013 and the Original Living...

January 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the week of January 14, 2013, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) introduced two bills: the Veterans, Women, Families with Children, Race, and Persons with Disabilities Housing Fairness Act of 2013, also known as ...

Congressman Al Green Sends Letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development as...

November 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- On November 21, 2012, Congressman Al Green sent a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as well as to the Department of Justice (DOJ) calling to their attention an invidious message, whi...

Congressman Al Green and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Organize Homeless Veterans...

Houston, TX - April 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09), in conjunction with the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, hosted an event for Houston’s homeless veterans. Attendees were provided with infor...

Congressman Al Green Holds Press Conference on the Texas Voter ID Law

February 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama)Congressman Al Green will have knowledgeable experts taking part in this event to answer questions from the community regarding this law.

Housing Subcommittee Unanimously Approves Congressman Al Green’s Homes for Heroes Act.

Washington, DC - December 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity passed H.R. 3298, the Homes for Heroes Act. The bill establishes a Special Assistant...

Congressman Al Green Hosts Town Hall Meeting on the New Texas Voter ID...

Houston, TX - November 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) hosted a town hall meeting in Houston to inform the residents of the Ninth Congressional District about the new requirements established by the Texas Voter Identi...

Congressman Al Green Holds Press Conference on the Texas Voter ID Law

November 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) - Press conference to discuss the requirements of the Texas Voter Identification Act of 2011. After the press conference, the Congressman will host a town hall meeting

House Financial Services Committee Approves Green Amendment Targeting Runaway Executive Pay at Fannie Mae...

Washington (DC) - November 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee approved an amendment sponsored by Congressman Al Green (TX-09) that would target executive compensation abuses at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ...

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.