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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

April 2017

Congressman Veasey Works Shift at Renfro Foods, Inc.

Fort Worth, TX – On Monday, April 24, Congressman Marc Veasey will take a shift at Renfro Foods, Inc. as part of his April ‘Marc Means Business’ work day. During his shift, Veasey will work on the production line to help make 145 jars of sauce per minute, prepare Mrs. Renfro’s products for nationwide distribution, and learn what it takes to keep a 77 year old family-owned business thriving.

Congressman Veasey Statement After Federal Court Ruled Texas House Map Drawn To Intentionally Discriminate Voters

Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after a three- federal judge panel ruled that Texas Republicans intentionally discriminated against African American and Latino voters when they drew the 2011 Texas House maps:

Veasey Reintroduces Legislation to Promote Access to Higher Education for Immigrant and First Generation American Students

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.

Congressmen Marc Veasey & Carlos Curbelo Introduce Bipartisan Carbon Capture Bill to Help Curb Climate Change Effects

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX) and Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), introduced bipartisan legislation to help in our nation’s fight against climate change by making carbon capture technology more attainable. The Carbon Capture Improvement Act, the House bill that complements U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Rob Portman’s (R-OH) legislation, would help power plants and industrial facilities finance the purchase and installation of carbon capture and storage equipment.