Washington, D.C. — On September 28, 2016, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced H.R. 6215, the Medicaid Gap Relief Act, to automatically exempt families under the federal poverty level from paying a tax penalty for failure to have qualifying health coverage. As of 2016, 19 states have blocked Medicaid expansion that would benefit millions of low-income families in their quest to undermine the President’s signature achievement.
Washington, D.C. – In light of the recent police-involved shootings around the United States, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced a series of bills aimed at protecting innocent police officers and the public. The Police Protection Act of 2016 and the Preservation of Public Evidence Act of 2016 will increase transparency and accountability in order to improve the relationship with the community it serves.
Washington, D.C. – Just weeks away from one of the most important general elections of our time, Congressman Marc Veasey introduced two pieces of legislation, a resolution Expressing the Support for the Passage of the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 and the All Ballots Count Act of 2016, to preserve the right to vote and to dismantle barriers that prevent some Americans from participating in our nation’s democracy.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced H.R. 6064, the Partnerships for the Future Act, to better train students in well-paying jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Congressman Veasey’s Partnerships for the Future Act would direct the Department of Labor to create a competitive grant pilot program to provide additional tools for educating and training our workforce to thrive in the 21st century workforce.
Dallas, TX – On Monday, September 19, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, will work the afternoon shift at the Oak Cliff K-TOWN Wheels-New & Used Tires shop. As part of his ‘Marc Means Business’ work day, Veasey will greet customers, help with tire repair services, and will even assist in K-TOWN’s signature hand car washing services.
Washington, D.C. – On the heels of the 2016 presidential election, ensuring unfettered access to the ballot box for all Americans is more important than ever. For this reason, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus (CVRC) introduced H.Res. 866, a resolution to commemorate the month of September as “National Voting Rights Month,” to highlight the importance of this sacred right.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, released the following statement after the House voted to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006:
Washington, D.C. – As the House of Representatives prepares to finalize the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 with its Senate counterparts, Congressman Marc Veasey, member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced two critical pieces of legislation to increase diversity among our nation’s military leadership and to expand support services access for returning service members and their families.