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Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation urged Governor Greg Abbott to take additional steps to allow cities and counties to institute enforceable stay-at-home orders at their discretion. Governor Abbott has pursued one of the most aggressive economic reopening strategies in the United States that has resulted in skyrocketing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Texas. 

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 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement after the Judiciary Committee’s passage of the Justice in Policing Act—police brutality reform legislation that goes much farther to transform the culture of police brutality than the recent Republican proposals:

Jun 9, 2020 Press Release

Fort Worth, Texas — Mercy Clinic today announced it has launched rapid COVID-19 testing, together with CVS Health at its South Fort Worth clinic.  Licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, and CVS Pharmacy colleagues will staff the testing operation. 

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.