Irving, TX – As part of his September ‘Marc Means Business’ workday, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) reported for duty at the Irving Frito-Lay plant to work alongside PepsiCo employees and learn firsthand about Frito-Lay’s operations in the DFW Metroplex.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Department of Education named Dallas Environmental Science Academy as one of three DFW Metroplex schools recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School, which honors 342 schools for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of National Grandparents Day, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, reintroduced H.R. 3796, the Grandparents Tax Credit Act, which provides a $500 refundable tax credit to help cover additional expenses for grandparent caregivers. This legislation aims to lessen the out-of-pocket costs that grandparents take on when they step up to help raise their grandchildren when their parents cannot.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after H.R. 3354, FY18 “Make America Secure and Prosperous Act,” an eight bill appropriations package to fund federal agencies, passed by a 211-198 vote:
Washington, D.C. – Hoy, el Congresista Marc Veasey, TX-33, anunció que desempeñará un papel de liderazgo en el grupo de trabajo del Caucus Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes, “Empleos para Estados Unidos”, una iniciativa del Caucus Demócrata para crear una agenda legislativa que beneficiará a los trabajadores estadounidenses y a las familias de clase media. Congresista Veasey será copresidente del grupo de trabajo “Accediendo a Empleos.”
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, announced that he will serve in a leadership role in the House Democratic Caucus Jobs for America Task Forces, a unified effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a real legislative agenda that will benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families. Veasey will serve as co-chair for the Access to Jobs Task Force.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the House passed an amended version of H.R. 601, a bill to keep the government open until December 8, 2017 and to provide critical funding for Hurricane Harvey recovery relief efforts:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus (CVRC), renewed his pledge to ensure all Americans participate in our nation’s democracy by introducing H. Res. 501, a resolution designating the month of September as “National Voting Rights Month.” The resolution not only encourages all Americans to exercise their Constitutional right to vote but also encourages our nation’s public schools and universities to develop an academic curriculum on the importance of voting.