September 2017

Rep. Veasey Congratulates DISD School for National Blue Ribbon School Award

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:

Rep. Veasey Reintroduces Legislation To Lessen Financial Burden for Grandparent Caregivers

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.

El Congresista Veasey fue Nombrado Copresidente de “Empleos para Estados Unidos”, Un Grupo de Trabajo para Crear una Ambiciosa Agenda Económica y de Empleos

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.”

Congressman Veasey Named Co-Chair of House Democrats’ Jobs for America Task Force to Create A Robust Jobs, Economic Agenda

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.

Congressman Veasey Marks September as "National Voting Rights Month"

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.