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Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey joined his colleagues to pass the Moving Forward Act, a bill to invest more than $1.5 trillion in modern, sustainable infrastructure while creating millions of good-paying jobs, combatting the climate crisis and addressing disparities in urban, suburban and rural communities across North Texas and throughout the country.

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: 

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Veasey voted yesterday to pass H.R. 3375, the bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, to bring much needed relief to Americans threatened by abusive robocall practices.  Last year, an estimated 47.8 billion robocalls were placed nationwide, an increase of 17 billion calls over the previous year, which represent a rising risk to the American people as robocallers intensify their scams to defraud consumers, disrupt our health care system and more. 

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 2088, a bill introduced by Rep. Greg Stanton (AZ-09) and Rep. Marc Veasey (TX-33) earlier this year, to reauthorize and increase funding for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG). This legislation provides the EECBG program with $3.5 billion annually for the next five years to provide states, local governments, and Indian tribes assistance to reduce fossil fuel emissions and conserve energy.

Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Representative Marc Veasey (TX-33), spearheaded the introduction of the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 (H.R. 3607) with Representatives David Schweikert (AZ-06), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) and Conor Lamb (PA-17). The bill continues to reauthorize research activities in the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and set priorities for the next generation of clean energy technologies that will help the energy industry continue to flourish in our country.

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As part of an effort to increase efficient natural gas production and reduce environmental harm,  Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX) and Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), introduced bipartisan legislation to spur innovation in methane leak detection and mitigation technologies.