WASHINGTON — Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 42 other Democrats from the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees released the following statement on President Trump’s attendance at the NATO Summit and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey was named by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve on the conference committee for the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that authorizes funding for the Department of Defense for the next fiscal year.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down public sector unions’ fair-share fees in Janus v. AFSCME. By law, unions represent all employees regardless of the employee’s financial contribution to the union.
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) issued the following statement on the Trump Administration's 'Zero Tolerance' immigration policy:
"My district, in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, has the highest uninsured rate of any Congressional District in the country. The Justice Department’s brief urging the Texas courts to strike down a provision of the ACA jeopardizes the healthcare of millions of Texans,” said Congressman Veasey.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Veasey announced that the Texas Department of Transportation (TX DOT) received a $65 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program to accelerate the construction of the I-35W North Tarrant Express.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity Chair, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), along with Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) and Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), visited Dallas, Texas, as part of their Pathways Out of Poverty Listening Tour.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement after signing a bipartisan discharge petition to force a vote on the House Floor to protect our nation’s Dreamers.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Science Committee’s Energy Subcommittee, along with Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) and Science Committee Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) introduced H.R. 5745, the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2018.