Press Releases

Feb 8, 2019 Press Release

“Advancing Women Today” is a discussion with female business leaders and activists across North Texas to discuss how women; especially women of color, can grow in the workforce and overcome gender stereotypes.

Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

“In the majority, our priority is to fight for middle class families. We can achieve this by improving infrastructure, expanding Medicare, fighting against climate change, and passing lasting voting rights reforms, so everyone can have a voice in their democracy.

Feb 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Task Force will have two new Vice Chairs and four new Whips for the 116th Congress. Thompson also released the full membership of the Task Force for the current Congress, including new members.

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Marc Veasey (TX-33), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), and Brendan Boyle (PA-08) introduced the Patriot Employer Act, which would provide a tax credit to companies that provide fair wages and good benefits to workers. The Members released the following statement:

Jan 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Veasey (D-TX) is proud to announce his new appointment to the House Committee on Small Business for the 116th Congress. Congressman Veasey released the following statement on the new placement: 

Jan 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Rep. Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) introduced the America Votes Act to allow voters arriving at polls, without the identification required by their state, to submit a sworn written statement affirming their identity.

Jan 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington,D.C. – Today, Members of Congress sent a letter to President Trump on the direct and immediate consequences of the shutdown on housing stability for more than four million households across the country.

Jan 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Veasey (TX-33), Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act to extend Medicaid coverage availability in the fourteen states that have yet to accept Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act.  Currently millions of individuals in those states are left without any healthcare coverag

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- After being appointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Rep. Veasey (D-TX) is proud to announce he will be serving on the following subcommittees for the 116th Congress:

Communications and Technology
Consumer Protection and Commerce

Jan 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Veasey highlighted government data showing that at least 29,282 of Texas’ federal employees are being forced to live in uncertainty and fear without a paycheck. That’s the third highest number of federal workers in a state nationwide.