Press Releases

Jun 25, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which questioned the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act. In a 5-4 decision, the court left Section 5 of the VRA intact, maintaining the preclearance provisions.

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives voted against passage of H.R. 1947, known as the Farm Bill. Congressman Marc Veasey provided the following remarks following the defeat of the legislation:

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the heels of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score of the Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform bill, Congressman Veasey is confident that the comprehensive immigration reform will boost the economy in the 33rd Congressional District. 

Jun 17, 2013 Press Release

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX– As the Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates its 50th National Small Business Week, Congressman Marc Veasey invites constituents of the 33rd District to participate in the June 18th SBA event in Arlington, TX to help promote their small business.

Jun 11, 2013 Press Release

IRVING, TX– Irving Public Library is one of 77 national recipients to receive funding from the NEA “Big Read” initiative.

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Jun 10, 2013 Press Release

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX– Women in Congressional District 33 Still Earn Only 85 Cents for Every Dollar Earned by Men.

Congressman Marc Veasey announced that the nation would mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy signing the Equal Pay Act into law on June 10. 

Jun 6, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Rep. Steve King’s Amendment Would Defund President’s Deferred Action Plan.

May 23, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Veasey Fights to Keep Loan Interest Rates Down and Ensure College Accessibility.

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May 23, 2013 Press Release

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX – Congressman Continues Promoting Healthy Living in Honor of May is Health & Fitness Month.

May 21, 2013 Press Release

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX – Congressman Marc Veasey is partnering with the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help constituents in Congressional District 33 learn what specific programs are available to help promote their small businesses.

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