Press Releases

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) hailed the House passage of the interim relief package which includes increased funding for small businesses, hospitals, and testing. Today’s bill provides immediate interim support and reflects significant improvements over the initial Senate GOP bill.

 This interim relief package:

Apr 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Marc Veasey (TX-33) Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), and Judy Chu (CA-27) sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to include reporting requirements on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in the next coronavirus response package.

Apr 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Congressman Bill Flores (R-TX) led over 200 bipartisan lawmakers in asking the Trump Administration to direct current federal government advertising funds to local news and media outlets. 

Apr 11, 2020 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Today, Rep. Marc Veasey announced that he has partnered with Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley and the North Texas-based Mary Kay Cosmetics to secure the distribution of hand sanitizer to the citizens of Tarrant County to bolster public health as a way to combat the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 8, 2020 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it would invest more than $1 billion in 1,387 health centers as part of a historic U.S. response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: 

Apr 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) supported the Coronavirus Community Relief Act, new legislation led by Congressmen Joe Neguse (CO-02), Ben Ray Luján (NM-03), Andy Levin (MI-09) and Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) to provide $250 billion in stabilization funds for local communities, cities and towns across the United States that are struggling amids

Apr 3, 2020 Press Release

DALLAS, TX - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) joined the entire Texas Democratic delegation urging Governor Greg Abbott and Secretary of State Ruth Hughs to implement a no-excuse vote-by-mail program for all elections in the state of Texas until the end of this year.

Mar 30, 2020 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS  – Rep. Veasey (TX-33) led a group of his fellow Texans in admonishing Texas Governor Greg Abbott and other senior officials to reconsider a statewide ban on abortions during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak—a move that strips away safe, essential and time-sensitive reproductive health care for Texas women.

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) applauded passage of the historic Families and Workers-First legislation, which will now go to the President’s desk for his signature.

 

Mar 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) joins a bipartisan call for Congressional leadership to ensure additional relief legislation addresses the unique challenges facing the people who work in the energy industry. 

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