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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 1, House Republican’s tax bill that will raise taxes on the lowest earners and middle class families, eliminates popular tax deductions that benefit teachers, students, sick Americans and veterans and steals from Medicare and Medicaid while slashing tax cuts for corporations and the ultra-wealthy:
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, House Republicans on the Rules Committee rejected an amendment offered by Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, to add provisions to the House Republican tax bill that would support the working class. Rep. Veasey’s amendment would have strengthened families, assisted immigrants who want to become patriotic Americans, and incentivized greater access to fresh, healthy food.
Fort Worth, Texas – On Friday, November 10, 2017, Congressman Marc Veasey will honor eight local veterans with the Congressional Veteran Commendation at his annual Veterans Town Hall from 5-7 PM at American Legion Post 275 in Dallas. Recipients of the award include: Ms. Castella Combs, Ms. Tynetta W. Runnels, Mrs. Tristeza Ordex-Ramirez, Mr. Jonathan Saenz, Mr. Herman Henderson Jr., Mr. Raymond Rivera, Mr. Rogerio Perez, and Mr. Ollis Donald Chalmers.
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Forest Hill, TX – As part of his October ‘Marc Means Business’ workday, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) reported for duty at a local Starbucks in Forest Hill to work alongside morning shift employees and learn about ground-level operations at the popular coffee chain. During his workday, Veasey learned to operate the cash register, create the chain’s signature coffees and teas, and service the drive-thru window during the morning rush hour.