Voting Rights

More on Voting Rights

Sep 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), founder of the Voting Rights Caucus, and current co-chair, introduced a bicameral resolution with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to designate September as “National Voting Rights Month”. The resolution will encourage voter registration in the month of September, and push for the security of our electoral system and stronger protections to ensure Americans can safely vote amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 18, 2020 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, led his colleagues on a letter urging Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to open an investigation into the Trump Administration’s illegal attempts at voter suppression. The Trump Administration has openly attempted to disenfranchise voters this November in the midst of the global pandemic by degrading the U.S. Postal Service.

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of Juneteenth, Reps. Veasey (TX-33), Sewell (AL-07) and Scott (VA-03), co-chairs of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus (CVRC), led a resolution calling for the implementation of safeguards to protect the integrity of elections and end voter suppression—crucial protections that would prevent widespread voting system malfunctions and voter discrimination in advance of the upcoming primaries and general election.

Jun 2, 2020 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement on the continued North Texas protests seeking justice for the death of George Floyd and other African Americans:

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) of the Energy & Commerce and the Small Business Committees released the statement following today after he joined his colleagues to pass a bipartisan spending package: 

Dec 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) sent a joint appropriation letter he led with Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05) and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) to House and Senate appropriators requesting that they maintain critical funding to protect our elections at the House-passed levels of $600 million for the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and $16.2 million for the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) in the final FY 2020 Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations bill. The letter has been signed by approximately 60 other Members of