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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

March 2017

Rep. Brendan Boy: Labor Leaders and Blue Collar Caucus Meet to Chart Future Collaboration

WASHINGTON, DC –  Yesterday, the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus, co-chaired by Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), hosted a robust and productive inaugural listening session featuring national and international labor leaders: Terry O’Sullivan, President of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, Bob Martinez, President of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and James Boland, President of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers.

Labor Leaders and Blue Collar Caucus Meet to Chart Future Collaboration

WASHINGTON, DC –  Yesterday, the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus, co-chaired by Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), hosted a robust and productive inaugural listening session featuring national and international labor leaders: Terry O’Sullivan, President of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, Bob Martinez, President of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and James Boland, President of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers.

The Hill: Pentagon puts Trump’s cost cutting promises to work

President Trump’s vow to save billions on military purchases is taking hold at the Pentagon, spurring officials to pursue new cost-saving measures in their dealings with defense companies.

One such measure, announced just last week, is a “deep dive” into the F-35 costs at Lockheed Martin and the “20-25 major subsystems that are underneath it,” according to the Defense Department’s pricing director, Shay Assad.

Fort Worth Press: GOP plan to overhaul health care falls apart

WASHINGTON — With Friday's decision to pull the American Health Care Act from a vote, U.S. House Republicans came up short in their singular promise to voters for over seven years: repealing former President Obama's 2010 health care law.  

Democrats had soundly opposed the measure U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump put forward, which meant the bill had little room for error within the Republican conference. Opponents fell along both ends of the GOP spectrum: Both moderates and Tea Party members helped sink the bill…… 

Congressman Veasey Works the Production Line at Rudolph Foods

Dallas, TX – On Friday, March 24, 2017, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, will visit Rudolph Foods Company, where he will make their world-famous pork rinds as part of his March ‘Marc Means Business’ work day. During his shift, Veasey will work on the production line and attempt to box more than 60 bags of pork rinds in just one minute, work in the quality assurance lab, and work in the staging area to prepare Rudolph Foods products for nationwide distribution.

Veasey Calls on Speaker Ryan to Denounce Rep. Steve King’s Discriminatory Remarks

Washington, D.C.  – Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, led a letter along with the support of Representatives Michelle Lujan Grisham, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Cedric Richmond, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Judy Chu, Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus​, urging Speaker Ryan to denounce Representative Steve King’s appalling comments about the increasing diversity of the United States.

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