Press Releases

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the United State House of Representatives passed the Veasey-led “MEDIA Diversity Act"—bipartisan legislation that would amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to consider market entry barriers for women and minorities in the communications marketplace report under section 13 of such Act.

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Coming on the heels of last month’s vote on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, Congressman Veasey (TX-33) introduced the Diversity in Leadership Act—legislation establish a grant program in the Department of Defense to increase the number of women, LGBT individuals, and underrepresented minorities in military and civilia

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Veasey (TX-33), after almost a year of coordination with expert stakeholders and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), today introduced a concurrent resolution calling for the creation of a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.

Sep 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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”.

Aug 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, with the U.S. Postal Service under assault from the Trump Administration, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) voted to pass H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act.

Aug 21, 2020 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey visited the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Fort Worth Processing and Distribution Center to see the first hand impact of the Administration’s changes on postal workers and the delivery of mail in North Texas.

Aug 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Marc Veasey, along with Representatives Lizzie Fletcher, Bob Latta, and Troy Balderson introduced the Pipeline Safety Pilot Program Act. The bill establishes a pilot program for pipeline safety enhancement at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

Aug 18, 2020 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, led his colleagues on a letter urging Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to open an investigation into the Trump Administration’s illegal attempts at voter suppression. The Trump Administration has openly attempted to disenfranchise voters this Novemb

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House today passed, on a 217 to 197 vote, a package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills. The package consists of six bills that fund federal departments including Defense, Commerce, Justice, Energy, Treasury Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021.