Biography

United States Congressman Marc Veasey proudly represents Texas’ newly drawn Congressional District 33 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

About Marc Veasey

Rep. Veasey is an advocate for Texas’ middle-class families and is committed to creating jobs, improving public education, fighting for immigration reform, and ensuring access to quality healthcare and women’s reproductive rights. 

Throughout his time in Congress, Rep. Veasey founded the first Congressional Voting Rights Caucus to address the immediate need to eliminate the barriers and discrimination too many Americans face at the polls. In the 114th Congress, he accepted his appointment as an Assistant and Regional Whip.

Rep. Veasey is currently a member of the Congressional Black Caucus and the New Democrat Coalition. He also co-launched the Blue Collar Caucus with Congressman Brendan Boyle to find solutions to problems too many middle-class Americans are facing. The Blue Collar Caucus supports unions and focuses on addressing wage stagnation, offshoring, and job insecurity for those in the manufacturing and building trades.

First elected to the Texas State House in 2004, Congressman Veasey represented District 95 – an area now part of the 33rd Congressional District. As a member of the Texas State House, Rep. Veasey served in a number of leadership positions including Democratic Whip and Chair of the Democratic Caucus. 

Issues he championed included fighting for affordable healthcare, funding for better schools, and advocating for a livable wage. Prior to serving four terms in the Texas House of Representatives, Rep. Veasey worked as a congressional staffer in North Texas for Congressman Martin Frost.

The Congressman was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas.  He and his wife Tonya live in the Metroplex and have a twelve- year-old son, Adam.

Rep. Veasey earned a BS from Texas Wesleyan University, where he majored in Mass Communication.

 

The District

Texas-33 is representative of the strong diversity across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The newly created Congressional District 33 is an ethnically diverse district that spans from Fort Worth to Dallas and includes prominent neighborhoods in both Tarrant and Dallas counties.  The 33rd District is anchored in Fort Worth’s historic neighborhoods that include Carver Heights, Stop Six, Rolling Hills, the Northside, Diamond Hill Jarvis and Forest Hill.  The district also extends east through parts of Arlington and into Dallas County communities like Oak Cliff, South Irving, Grand Prairie and West Dallas. 

 

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Congresista Marc Veasey, TX-33

Biografía
 
El congresista Marc Veasey orgullosamente representa el Distrito 33 de Texas en la Cámara de Representantes. El representante Veasey llega al Congreso con más de una década de experiencia de servicio público y se ha establecido como un defensor firme y eficaz que encuentra soluciones ecuánimes y equilibradas a los problemas.
 
El recién creado Distrito 33 es un barrio étnicamente diverso que va desde Fort Worth hasta Dallas e incluye áreas prominentes en ambos condados de Tarrant y Dallas. El Distrito 33 está anclado en los barrios históricos de Fort Worth, que incluyen Carver Heights, Stop Six, Rolling Hills, el “Northside,” Diamond Hill Jarvis y Forest Hill. El distrito también se extiende hacia el este en partes de Arlington y en las comunidades del Condado de Dallas como Oak Cliff, el sur de Irving, Grand Prairie y el oeste de Dallas. El Distrito 33 de Texas es representativo de la diversidad fuerte en el área metropolitana de Dallas-Fort Worth.
 
El congresista Marc Veasey nació y se crió en Fort Worth, Texas. Él y su esposa Tonya viven en el Metroplex y tienen un hijo de once años, Adam. El representante Veasey obtuvo su licenciatura de la universidad Texas Wesleyan, donde se graduó en Comunicaciones.
 
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