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Mar 16, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) wrote a letter urging the Food and Drug Administration to ensure availability of existing drugs that have shown promise to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. Specifically, the letter requests information regarding the obstacles to procurement for chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine—compounds that are both potential broad-spectrum antiviral drugs that researchers say could prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Mar 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Marc Veasey (D-TX) along with Reps. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX), and Pete Olson (R-TX), led the entire Texas House Congressional Delegation to protect Medicaid funds for Texas hospitals by sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) highlighting several concerns over a proposed rule aimed at altering Medicaid financing, that would detrimentally impact Texas.

Feb 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution (H.Res 826) led by Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) that expresses disapproval of the Trump Administration’s illegal Medicaid block grant plan, a plan inviting states to cap and slash the Medicaid program. This harmful plan would essentially allow states to receive a waiver to block grant their Medicaid programs for certain low-income Medicaid recipients, and have the impact of weakening the entire program and pushing Medicaid recipients off their much-needed, life-saving health care coverage.

Feb 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) announced that he will lead his colleagues on a resolution to disapprove of the Trump Administration’s proposed Medicaid block grant plan.

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 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) joined his colleagues to pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which will help bring down the cost of prescription drugs and level the playing field for American patients who are paying more for their medicines than patients in other countries.