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Nov 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Kevin Hern (OK-01) of the House Committee on Small Business introduced bipartisan legislation that will mitigate the effects of sudden growth, protecting small businesses from being prematurely forced out of the small business category. Moreover, this legislation would grant small businesses additional time to transition before competing in the open market.  

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey built upon his staunch support for women’s rights by introducing the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Amendment Act—a piece of legislation that would urge more support of women in apprenticeship programs.

Aug 22, 2019 Press Release

Dallas, TX - Today, Congressman Veasey (TX-33) and Congressman Allred (TX-32) joined local public health care experts and advocates to unveil the Baby Box and Maternal Assistance Act of 2019 (H.R. 4201).

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:

Aug 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Texas Representatives Marc Veasey (TX-33), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Beto O’Rourke (TX-33), Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (CO-1), and Louise Slaughter (NY-25), and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) co-led 105 Democrats in a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma urging the Trump Administration to reject Texas’ section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waiver request.