More on Minority Issues
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:
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.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the three-judge Federal District Court in San Antonio issued a 2-1 ruling that the 2011 congressional district maps enacted by the Texas Republican state legislature discriminates against minority Texas voters:
Washington, D.C. - Members of the press are invited to join Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, and Bothina Matar, a Syrian refugee who resettled in the Dallas area with her family in 2015, as they share their thoughts on President Trump’s restrictive immigration policies and detail the positive contributions refugees make in their adopted homes.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, will hold a panel discussion in observation of Black History Month entitled, “Closing the Gap: African Americans in Energy.” The panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities for African Americans in the energy sector. Additionally, the discussion seeks to educate Members, staffers, stakeholders and students pursuing STEM degrees or jobs in the energy industry, examine current energy policy issues and offer an outlook for the 115th Congress.
Fort Worth, Texas – Today at 2 PM CT, Congressman Marc Veasey, Mayor Betsy Price, State Representative Nicole Collier, Commissioner Roy Brooks, Councilmember Kelly Allen Gray, and other local elected officials, will host a press conference to discuss the recent incident involving a mother, her daughters, and a Fort Worth Police officer.
NEW LOCATION: The event will take place today at 2 PM CT at Fort Worth City Hall, located at 1000 Throckmorton Street in Fort Worth, Texas.
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