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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, lead plaintiff in the lawsuit Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after the Department of Justice urged a federal court in Texas not to take further action on the Texas Voter ID case arguing that changes enacted by the Texas Legislature no longer discriminates against minority voters:
Washington, D.C. – In the wake of President Trump’s request from all 50 states to hand over voters’ sensitive information in his ongoing effort to dismantle the voting integrity of our nation, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced H.R. 3029, the Combating the President’s Voter Suppression Act, to ensure no taxpayer funds will be used to support the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on H.R. 3003, No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, and H.R. 3004, Kate’s Law, that would further criminalize undocumented immigrants and force local law enforcement to perform federal immigration duties:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after Senate Republicans finally unveiled the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, a bill aimed at replacing the Affordable Care Act:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) and 21 other original co-sponsors, in introducing the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after cosponsoring H.R. 2732, the North Korea Travel Control Act, which would require the Treasury Department to issue regulations requiring a license for transactions related to travel to, from, and within North Korea by American citizens:
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