Dallas, TX –Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, hosted a mobile town hall to talk and listen to the residents of the DFW Metroplex on what Congress can do to work on their behalf on a host of issues, including jobs and the economy, constituent services, and what legislation can help curb senseless acts of gun violence.
Fort Worth, Dallas, TX - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration sent a letter of “no prejudice” to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) for the construction of TEX Rail:
Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down Texas’ HB2 law, ruling abortion clinic restrictions unconstitutional:
Fort Worth, TX – On Thursday, June 30, 2016, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, will join the sanitation crew at Knight Waste Services to collect trash and recycling for Fort Worth area residents. As part of his ‘Marc Means Business’ work day, Veasey will learn how to operate and ride-along in a back loader garbage truck, pick up trash and recycling bins curbside, and learn more about what it takes to work a morning shift under the Texas heat.
Dallas, Texas— On Wednesday, June 29, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, will present a local DFW veteran with his restored medals, including a Purple Heart, in honor of his service in the Korean War.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s recent selection of Mountain View College as one of the sixty-seven test sites for the Second Chance Pell Pilot program, a nationwide trial to make Pell Grants available for inmates pursuing higher education:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision on the President’s Immigration Executive Actions:
“Today’s decision from the Supreme Court’s Immigration Executive Actions on expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA), is a major blow to the millions of immigrant undocumented families who continue to live in the shadows.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of affirmative action in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, co-chairman of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, introduced H.R. 5557, The Poll Tax Prohibition Act, to ensure the underlying costs of restrictive photo voter ID laws don’t prevent everyday Americans from exercising their right to vote. Three years after the Shelby County v. Holder decision gutted the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Rep. Veasey remains committed to protecting voters from the modern day poll tax.