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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 612 – Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, a conference report that authorizes various water infrastructure projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers:
Fort Worth, Dallas, TX - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration sent a letter of “no prejudice” to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) for the construction of TEX Rail:
Dallas, TX – Yesterday, Congressman Veasey left his suit and tie behind to join the furniture assembly team at Gulfstream Aerospace’s Dallas Love-Field service site. During his workday, Veasey sanded wood for conference tables, assembled furniture, and learned firsthand about the business aviation industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement in favor of the Conference Report on H.R. 22, Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, and the long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank:
The GA Caucus is among the largest caucuses in the House of Representatives and was first formed in 2009 to inform members of Congress about the economic and transportation benefits of general aviation. Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), a pilot and AOPA member, and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) co-chair the caucus. Graves introduced the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 in the House to reform the third class medical process and Veasey is a cosponsor of the legislation. The bill currently has 149 bipartisan cosponsors.
Washington, D.C. —Congressman Veasey, TX-33, offered an amendment that passed for consideration as part of Senate amendments to H.R. 22, a long-term transportation and infrastructure bill set for a final vote Wednesday. Veasey’s amendment would allow demand transit providers that provide service exclusively to elderly and disabled populations, like Handitran in Arlington, to use Section 5307 Urbanized Area Transit Formula funds for operating costs.