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Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the United State House of Representatives passed the Veasey-led “MEDIA Diversity Act"—bipartisan legislation that would amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to consider market entry barriers for women and minorities in the communications marketplace report under section 13 of such Act.

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Coming on the heels of last month’s vote on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, Congressman Veasey (TX-33) introduced the Diversity in Leadership Act—legislation establish a grant program in the Department of Defense to increase the number of women, LGBT individuals, and underrepresented minorities in military and civilian leadership positions of the Department of Defense.

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Veasey (TX-33) joined his colleagues to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act—a bold legislative package that builds on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans. The legislation includes provisions to increase health care access and includes a measure similar to one led by Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) that would incentivize states to expand Medicaid.

May 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) joined his colleagues to pass a critical, bipartisan bill to deliver further relief for Texas small businesses. The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010) solves urgent issues with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) facing small business owners in Texas and across the country who are struggling the most as a result of the coronavirus.

The bipartisan PPP Flexibility Act will increase flexibility and access to PPP loans including by:

 

Feb 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) announced that he will lead his colleagues on a resolution to disapprove of the Trump Administration’s proposed Medicaid block grant plan.

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: