Press Releases

Nov 16, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Veasey issued a statement on the Pentagon’s announcement for increased funding for F-35s:

Nov 8, 2018 Press Release

Mass shootings have become a reccuring nightmare in America. In Thousands Oaks, Sgt. Ron Helus and a veteran's sergeant in the Ventura County Sheriff's office both ran into the bar to help when they heard gunshots. They are were incredibly brave and fearless- they put their lives on the line- and their lives were taken trying to help others.

Nov 7, 2018 Press Release

Fort Worth, Texas – On Thursday, November 8, 2018, Congressman Marc Veasey will honor four veterans with the Congressional Veteran Commendation at his annual Veterans Town Hall at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth. 

Oct 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Kay Granger (R-TX), Marc Veasey (D-TX), and Peter Roskam (R-IL), the Co-Chairs of the House of Representatives Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism, issued the following statement in reaction to the Saturday attack on the Tree of L

Oct 29, 2018 Press Release

"The shooting at Tree of Life synagogue is deeply disturbing. The instant dread that is felt from another shooting has become all too familiar. Across the country, we are praying for the victims, their families, law enforcement on the scene, and the entire Jewish community of Pittsburgh. 

Oct 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – On Friday, September 28, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation declaring a state of disaster in parts of Tarrant County.

Sep 18, 2018 Press Release

Fort Worth, Texas – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey picked and packed customer orders at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Fort Worth. Led by general manager Tony Vozzolo, Rep. Veasey geared up and headed to the operations floor, where he worked alongside Amazon associates, processing orders for customers across North Texas and beyond. 

Sep 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Rep. Judy Chu, Chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus; Reps. Karen Bass and Marc Veasey, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Foreign Affairs and National Security Task Force; Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus; and Rep.

Sep 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), founder of the Voting Rights Caucus, and current co-chair, introduced a bicameral Resolution with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to designate September as “National Voting Rights Month”. The resolution will encourage voter registration in the month of September, and push Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Sep 9, 2018 Press Release

"I join the Dallas community in mourning the senseless and tragic death of Botham Jean. As I’ve said all too recently, there is a systemic failure in our criminal justice system to prosecute the unjustified shootings of black men and boys in this country.