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Grand Prairie, TX – On Friday, November 17, 2017, Congressman Marc Veasey will roll up his sleeves to work on the production team at Airbus Helicopters Inc. in Grand Prairie, Texas. As part of Veasey’s continued focus to bring jobs to the DFW Metroplex, Veasey will work at the prominent manufacturing plant’s production line, conduct quality assurance, and participate in a flight test (weather permitting). Media is invited to attend.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, was named by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve on the conference committee for the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that authorizes funding for the Department of Defense for the next fiscal year. The conference committee is made up of Republicans and Democrats selected by their parties to negotiate any differences between the House and Senate versions and develop final language for NDAA FY18.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after President Trump announced via twitter that he will ban transgender men and women from serving in the military:
“As a member of the Armed Services Committee, I am appalled that the President of the United States would blatantly abandon any American who is willing to lay down their life to defend their fellow citizens.”
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018:
“I am honored to serve on the House Armed Services Committee to ensure that Congress can provide proper resources to keep our country safe from escalating global threats. I believe that H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, accomplishes many of these goals.
Washington, D.C. -Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after three of his amendments were accepted during the House Armed Services Committee’s 14-hour markup of H.R. 2810, The FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
“Every year, the House Armed Service Committee (HASC) is responsible for shaping the priorities of our armed forces and provides guidance on resources and policy to support our service members and their families for the coming year.
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