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Jul 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Veasey joined his colleagues to pass the INVEST in America Act, which includes critical funding that Veasey secured for the Fort Worth Transportation Authority and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) in North Texas. The INVEST in America Act makes transformational investments in America’s highways, roads, bridges, transit, rail, and water infrastructure to create jobs, modernize our infrastructure and reduce carbon pollution. This legislation puts some of the key pieces of President Biden’s infrastructure vision into legislative text.

Jun 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Veasey (TX-33) applauded the bipartisan passage of the INVEST in America Act of 2021 out of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The bill is a five-year reauthorization of surface transportation measures and includes critical funding that Rep. Veasey secured for local projects, including the Fort Worth Transportation Authority and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Veasey (TX-33) today applauded the launch of the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program and urged eligible constituents to enroll and receive a discount on their monthly internet bill. The creation of this program was made possible because of Rep. Veasey’s work with the Energy and Commerce Committee to expand broadband connectivity to every corner of the country. In 2020, Rep.

Apr 28, 2021 Page

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) plans to advance surface transportation authorization legislation later this spring, building on H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, from the 116th Congress. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the T&I Committee will formally accept requests for projects from House Members.

Jan 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Rep. Marc Veasey of Texas, Rep. Greg Stanton, and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, and introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize and increase funding for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG). 

Dec 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) introduced the “Storing CO2 and Lowering Emissions”  or “SCALE” Act along with Congressman David McKinley (WV-01), Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), and Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08). The bill will support the buildout of the infrastructure necessary to transport CO2 from where it is captured to where it can be utilized in manufacturing or safely and securely sequestered underground.