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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.
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:
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.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, lead plaintiff in the lawsuit Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after the Department of Justice urged a federal court in Texas not to take further action on the Texas Voter ID case arguing that changes enacted by the Texas Legislature no longer discriminates against minority voters:
There will be a few new faces on the field at the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game on June 15.
The teams begin practice with a few freshman lawmakers on their rosters and some players lost in the shuffle of the 2016 election.
Democrats will be seeking redemption after losing to the Republicans last year, 8-7, in a heart-stopping finish, which also ended their seven-game winning streak.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, Co-Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina had engaged in unconstitutional gerrymandering:
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