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Apr 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Marc Veasey (TX-33), Angie Craig (MN-02) Gwen Moore, (WI-04), and Joe Morelle (NY-25) introduced legislation that would use savings from Medicare prescription drug negotiations to lower Medicare Part D costs for low-income seniors.

Feb 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Veronica Escobar (TX-16) led the Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott calling for the reversal of his decision to exclude Planned Parenthood providers from the Medicaid program as the state faces the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Jan 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey of the Energy and Commerce Committee, reintroduced the Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act to extend Medicaid coverage availability in the twelve states that have yet to accept Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Amid an unprecedented pandemic, millions of individuals in certain states are left without any healthcare coverage. Today’s legislation would help close this gap and ensure Americans have access to life-saving health care coverage.  

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Veasey (TX-33) joined his colleagues to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act—a bold legislative package that builds on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans. The legislation includes provisions to increase health care access and includes a measure similar to one led by Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) that would incentivize states to expand Medicaid.

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation urged Governor Greg Abbott to take additional steps to allow cities and counties to institute enforceable stay-at-home orders at their discretion. Governor Abbott has pursued one of the most aggressive economic reopening strategies in the United States that has resulted in skyrocketing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Texas. 

Jun 9, 2020 Press Release

Fort Worth, Texas — Mercy Clinic today announced it has launched rapid COVID-19 testing, together with CVS Health at its South Fort Worth clinic.  Licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, and CVS Pharmacy colleagues will staff the testing operation.