Press Releases

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.

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.

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation urged Governor Greg Abbott to take additional steps to allow cities and counties to institute enforceable stay-at-home orders at their discretion.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) issued the following statement after a federal appeals court struck a blow Friday against the Trump Administration, ruling that the President acted unlawfully by trying to shift $3.8 billion in previously appropriated Pentagon funds—including $400 million from F-35 and $155 million from V-22 programs–to pay for his much touted border wall:

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) today voted to pass the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass, Senator Cory A. Booker, Senator Kamala D. Harris, and House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler and Congressman Veasey was an original cosponsor.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation called on Governor Greg Abbott to reinstate tougher COVID-19 safety measures. Rising case counts have hospitals nearing intensive care unit (ICU) capacity as Texas pursues one of the most aggressive economic reopening strategies in the nation.

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey of Texas’ 33rd district released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruling against President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program:

Jun 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement after the Judiciary Committee’s passage of the Justice in Policing Act—police brutality reform legislation that goes much farther to transform the culture of police brutality than the recent Republican proposals:

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Jun 9, 2020 Press Release

Fort Worth, Texas — Mercy Clinic today announced it has launched rapid COVID-19 testing, together with CVS Health at its South Fort Worth clinic.  Licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, and CVS Pharmacy colleagues will staff the testing operation. 

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