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Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of National Grandparents Day, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, reintroduced H.R. 3796, the Grandparents Tax Credit Act, which provides a $500 refundable tax credit to help cover additional expenses for grandparent caregivers. This legislation aims to lessen the out-of-pocket costs that grandparents take on when they step up to help raise their grandchildren when their parents cannot.

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus (CVRC), renewed his pledge to ensure all Americans participate in our nation’s democracy by introducing H. Res. 501, a resolution designating the month of September as “National Voting Rights Month.” The resolution not only encourages all Americans to exercise their Constitutional right to vote but also encourages our nation’s public schools and universities to develop an academic curriculum on the importance of voting.

Aug 23, 2017 Press Release

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas – Congressman Marc Veasey, lead plaintiff in Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after U.S.  District Judge Nelva Ramos ruled that the Texas voter ID law was enacted with the deliberate intent to discriminate against African American and Hispanic voters: