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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

November 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Congressman Veasey to Clock-In at Local Irving Eatery

IRVING, TX – On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, Congressman Marc Veasey will join the team of Joe’s Coffee Shop for his November “Marc Means Business” work day. As part of his work day, Veasey will roll-up his sleeves and assist the local Irving eatery as they prepare all of the Thanksgiving holiday pie orders, greet and serve customers, bus tables, and learn how the 46 year old small business continues to thrive. 

Veasey Introduces Bill to Make Healthy Food Options Attainable For All

Washington, D.C. – As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday we must remember the many Americans who live with limited access to affordable and nutritious food.  That is why Congressman Marc Veasey introduced H.R. 6343, the Farmers Markets for Food Deserts Act, to ensure that families living in food deserts have reliable access to fresh and nutritious foods year-round.

Veasey Introduces Bill to Provide Tax Relief for Newly Naturalized U.S. Citizens

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Marc Veasey introduced H.R. 6329, The Promise of Citizenship Act, that will make naturalized U.S. citizenship more affordable for green card holders. This legislation will reduce the out of pocket costs of successfully applying for U.S. citizenship by providing a $500 refundable tax credit for newly naturalized citizens.

Congressman Veasey to Present Two Generations of Local Veterans with Restored Medals

Dallas, TX – On Thursday, November 10, 2016, Congressman Veasey will award three local veterans for their service during World War I and the Vietnam War.

Congressman Veasey will present Mr. George Padilla with four different medals that he earned during his service in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Padilla served in Korea from 1967 – 1970 during the Vietnam War where he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Marksman Badge & Rifle Bar, and the Korea Defense Service Medal.

Rep. Veasey to Honor Three Local Heroes during Veterans Town Hall in Fort Worth

Fort Worth, Texas – On Thursday, November 10, Congressman Marc Veasey will honor three local veterans with the Congressional Veteran Commendation at his annual Veterans Town Hall from 5-7 PM at American Legion Post 838 in Fort Worth. Recipients of the award include: Mr. Miguel Angel Buendia, Mr. Steven Nickolas Gonzalez, and Mr. Jason Simmons.