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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:
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:
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.
Washington, D.C. – This week co-chairs of the Joint Strike Fighter Caucus, Reps. Marc A. Veasey (TX-33), John B. Larson (CT-01), Martha Roby (AL-02), and Michael R. Turner (OH-10), applauded the announcement by the Pentagon and Lockheed Martin that the next contract for 478 F-35 aircraft has been finalized and the cost is now the lowest in program history.
Washington, D.C. – Last week, Representative Marc Veasey (TX-33), spearheaded the introduction of the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 (H.R. 3607) with Representatives David Schweikert (AZ-06), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) and Conor Lamb (PA-17). The bill continues to reauthorize research activities in the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and set priorities for the next generation of clean energy technologies that will help the energy industry continue to flourish in our country.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced H.R. 6064, the Partnerships for the Future Act, to better train students in well-paying jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Congressman Veasey’s Partnerships for the Future Act would direct the Department of Labor to create a competitive grant pilot program to provide additional tools for educating and training our workforce to thrive in the 21st century workforce.