More on Minority Issues
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have formally endorsed the Vanessa Guillén Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act which would reform the military justice system by moving the decision to prosecute serious crimes in the military from the chain of command. Congressman Horsford is an original co-sponsor of the legislation.
WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and ten members of the Texas Congressional delegation sent a letter to Attorney General Garland urging the Department of Justice to investigate unconstitutional voter suppression in Texas and monitor any voting-related legislation passed out of upcoming special session.
WASHINGTON – Just days before the 8th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Shelby v. Holder decision, the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus announced that Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) will serve as co-chair of the Caucus. Congresswoman Williams is a Congressional leader in the fight for voting rights and succeeds her friend, mentor and civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis.
Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement after Former Minneapolis Police Officer, Derek Chauvin, was found guilty on all three counts in George Floyd’s death:
ICYMI: Last night, Congressman Marc Veasey voted to pass H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, Democrats’ bold, transformative legislation to reimagine the culture of policing in America with unprecedented reforms to curb police brutality, end racial profiling, eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement and build greater trust between law enforcement and our communities.
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