October 2017

PHOTO RELEASE: Congressman Veasey Rolls up Sleeves as Starbucks Barista

Forest Hill, TX – As part of his October ‘Marc Means Business’ workday, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) reported for duty at a local Starbucks in Forest Hill to work alongside morning shift employees and learn about ground-level operations at the popular coffee chain. During his workday, Veasey learned to operate the cash register, create the chain’s signature coffees and teas, and service the drive-thru window during the morning rush hour.

CBC Chairman, Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security Issue Joint Statement on Niger

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.

Rep. Veasey Named to NDAA Conference Committee

Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, was named by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve on the conference committee for the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that authorizes funding for the Department of Defense for the next fiscal year. The conference committee is made up of Republicans and Democrats selected by their parties to negotiate any differences between the House and Senate versions and develop final language for NDAA FY18.

El Congresista Veasey, Copresidente del Grupo de Trabajo “Accediendo a Empleos”, Pide a Empresas Principales y Líderes Laborales Compartir las Mejores Prácticas de Programas de Capacitación Laboral

Washington, D.C. - El Congresista Veasey, copresidente del grupo de trabajo del Caucus Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes “Accediendo a Empleos”, pidió a empresas principales y líderes laborales que se destacan la excelencia de sus programas capacitación laboral, compartir sus mejores prácticas para ayudar a guiar el dialogo sobre las formas en las que el Congreso puede mejorar el acceso a empleos. 

Rep. Veasey, Co-Chair of the Access to Jobs Task Force, Asks Top Companies, Labor Leaders to Share Best Practices Regarding Their Work-Based Learning Programs

Washington, D.C.  – Rep. Marc Veasey, a co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus Access to Jobs Task Force, asked business and labor leaders noted for their excellence in work-based learning programs to share their best practices on ways Congress can improve access to jobs.

This information will help the Access to Jobs Task Force better develop policies that will allow American workers to gain the skills they need to grow in the work force. This includes inquiries about apprenticeship programs, and workers’ credentials.