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Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) today voted to pass the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass, Senator Cory A. Booker, Senator Kamala D. Harris, and House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler and Congressman Veasey was an original cosponsor. The bill is the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable and goes much farther to transform the culture of police brutality than the recent Republican proposals.

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey of Texas’ 33rd district released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruling against President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program:

Jun 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In light of the recent violent attacks of African Americans by police around the United States, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) introduced the Restoration of Civil Rights Act of 2020—legislation that aims to hold police officers and jurisdictions accountable for violations of civilians’ constitutional rights.

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: 

Nov 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Representatives Marc Veasey (D-TX), Nita Lowey (D-NY), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Kay Granger (R-TX), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Randy Weber (R-TX), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)—the Co-Chairs of the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism— today issued the following statement on the FBI stopping an attempted bombing of a synagogue in Colorado: