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Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Marc Veasey (D-TX), joined by Representatives Charlie Crist (D-FL), Jennifer González-Colón (R-PR), Veronica Escobar (D-TX), and Van Taylor (R-TX), led a 51-member letter calling for Congress to extend the aviation tax holiday, put in place by the CARES Act, to protect consumers and airline workers as the industry struggles to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey joined his colleagues to pass the Moving Forward Act, a bill to invest more than $1.5 trillion in modern, sustainable infrastructure while creating millions of good-paying jobs, combatting the climate crisis and addressing disparities in urban, suburban and rural communities across North Texas and throughout the country.

May 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Ron Wright (TX-06) introduced the bipartisan Airport Infrastructure Resources (AIR) Security Act. The AIR Security Act would prohibit federal airport improvement funds from being used to purchase passenger boarding bridges from companies that have violated intellectual property (IP) rights and threaten the national security of the U.S.

Feb 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) co-chairs of the Blue Collar Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s recently announced infrastructure proposal:

Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus met Wednesday with Richard L. Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, to discuss the needs of blue collar workers and how House Democrats can make it clear that they will continue to serve as their champion in Washington. Trumka, a national leader in the fight for workers’ rights and economic justice, began the discussion with remarks on the modern challenges of labor rights and the ongoing effort by Democrats to respond to the needs of working class families.

Dec 15, 2016 Press Release

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas — Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration announced a $150 million dollar grant for the construction of the TEX Rail project, a 27-mile commuter rail project that will connect downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport: