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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

Human Rights

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Apr 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, lead plaintiff in the lawsuit Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after a federal district court ruled that the Texas Voter ID law intentionally discriminated against African-American and Latino voters:

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On April 6, 2017, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, reintroduced legislation to streamline the federal financial aid application process for citizen students with immigrant parents and to protect undocumented students from discrimination if they apply to a state college or university that receives financial support from the federal government. The Trump Administration’s immigration policies have evoked fear within our communities, but should not deter undocumented and first generation American students from pursuing higher education.

Mar 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Yesterday, the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus, co-chaired by Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), hosted a robust and productive inaugural listening session featuring national and international labor leaders: Terry O’Sullivan, President of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, Bob Martinez, President of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and James Boland, President of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan canceled the vote on House Republicans’ replacement bill to the Affordable Care Act, H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act:

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  The Congressional Blue Collar Caucus, co-chaired by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA) and Marc Veasey (D-TX), stands in strong opposition to the federal budget proposed by President Trump, which guts key investments in America’s infrastructure and abandons working families.

Mar 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, led a letter along with the support of Representatives Michelle Lujan Grisham, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Cedric Richmond, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Judy Chu, Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus​, urging Speaker Ryan to denounce Representative Steve King’s appalling comments about the increasing diversity of the United States.