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May 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) announced he will introduce legislation that will bolster access to broadband for low-income and minority individuals that are facing unprecedented challenges during the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Veasey-led legislation will provide free or low cost internet service to low-income individuals or those who have recently been laid off or furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey joined Congressman James E. Clyburn, House Majority Whip and Chairman of the House Democratic Rural Broadband Task Force, and Congressman Frank Pallone, Chairman of the Energy & Commerce Committee, along with members of the Rural Broadband Task Force and Energy & Commerce Committee, to announce the House Democratic Plan to Connect All Americans to Affordable Broadband Internet.

Apr 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Congressman Bill Flores (R-TX) led over 200 bipartisan lawmakers in asking the Trump Administration to direct current federal government advertising funds to local news and media outlets. 

Feb 13, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), co-chair of the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Caucus, released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced that it plans to shift $3.8 billion in previously appropriated Pentagon funds—including $400 million from F-35 and $155 million from V-22 programs–to fund southern border wall construction:

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) of the Energy & Commerce and the Small Business Committees released the statement following today after he joined his colleagues to pass a bipartisan spending package: 

Dec 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, Congressman Marc Veasey joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues to pass the TRACED Act. This legislation cuts back on unlawful robocalls and telephone scams by empowering DOJ and the FCC to take action against criminal robocallers as well as requiring that carriers offer call-authentication technology that will help consumers and small businesses across our country at no additional charge, so that Americans can regain trust that the number on their caller-ID is correct.