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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, was named by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve on the conference committee for the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that authorizes funding for the Department of Defense for the next fiscal year. The conference committee is made up of Republicans and Democrats selected by their parties to negotiate any differences between the House and Senate versions and develop final language for NDAA FY18.
Washington, D.C. - El Congresista Veasey, copresidente del grupo de trabajo del Caucus Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes “Accediendo a Empleos”, pidió a empresas principales y líderes laborales que se destacan la excelencia de sus programas capacitación laboral, compartir sus mejores prácticas para ayudar a guiar el dialogo sobre las formas en las que el Congreso puede mejorar el acceso a empleos.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Marc Veasey, a co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus Access to Jobs Task Force, asked business and labor leaders noted for their excellence in work-based learning programs to share their best practices on ways Congress can improve access to jobs.
This information will help the Access to Jobs Task Force better develop policies that will allow American workers to gain the skills they need to grow in the work force. This includes inquiries about apprenticeship programs, and workers’ credentials.
Irving, TX – As part of his September ‘Marc Means Business’ workday, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) reported for duty at the Irving Frito-Lay plant to work alongside PepsiCo employees and learn firsthand about Frito-Lay’s operations in the DFW Metroplex.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Department of Education named Dallas Environmental Science Academy as one of three DFW Metroplex schools recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School, which honors 342 schools for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after H.R. 3354, FY18 “Make America Secure and Prosperous Act,” an eight bill appropriations package to fund federal agencies, passed by a 211-198 vote:
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