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Rep. Marc Veasey

Congressman Marc Veasey proudly represents Texas’ newly drawn Congressional District 33 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

First elected to the Texas State House in 2004, Congressman Veasey represented District 95 – an area now part of the 33rdCongressional District – for four consecutive terms. As a member of the Texas State House, Rep. Veasey served in a number of leadership positions including Democratic Whip and Chair of the Democratic Caucus. At home, he earned a reputation for his strong voice in the state legislature, fighting for good jobs, good schools, affordable healthcare, voting rights and justice for all Texans.

As a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Veasey is committed to creating jobs, encouraging economic growth, improving public education, supporting the passage of comprehensive immigration reform, promoting health and wellness, and ensuring access to quality healthcare.

With over 15 major military installations in Texas, defense, scientific research and development are key industries in the 33rd District. Rep. Veasey serves on the House Armed Services Committee and on the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, which oversees the weapons systems tied to his district. He also sits on the Science, Space and Technology Committee where he serves on Subcommittees on both Science and Energy. He is actively engaged in various congressional member organizations including the Congressional Army Aviation Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Small Business Information Technology Caucus.

The 33rd Congressional District is an ethnically diverse district that spans from Fort Worth to Dallas and includes prominent neighborhoods in both Tarrant and Dallas counties. The 33rd District is anchored in Fort Worth’s historic neighborhoods which include Carver Heights, Stop Six, Rolling Hills, the Northside, Diamond Hill Jarvis and Forest Hill. The district also extends east through parts of Arlington and into Dallas County communities like Oak Cliff, South Irving, Grand Prairie and West Dallas.

Congressman Marc Veasey was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. He and his wife Tonya live in the Metroplex area and have a seven-year-old son, Adam. Rep. Veasey earned a BA from Texas Wesleyan University, where he majored in Mass Communication.

Entries by Rep. Marc Veasey

In 2016, Why Are Voters Still Paying Poll Taxes?

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2016 | 2:40 PM

With today's third anniversary of the Shelby v. Holder decision, I am reminded of two poll tax receipts hanging in my Congressional office. On January 31, 1949, my grandparents traveled to the tax assessor's office in Jack County to pay their annual poll tax.

My grandparents worked...

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How North Texas Is Strengthening Our National Security Abroad

(1) Comments | Posted June 22, 2016 | 9:26 AM

Today, June 22, Lockheed Martin will roll out the first Israel-bound F-35 in my hometown of Fort Worth, Texas. This important day fortifies our nation's strong alliance with Israel and will ensure our global security.

As a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the Congressional Joint Strike...

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Leaving Our Children Behind

(1) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 9:16 AM

This week, we mark two years since President Obama laid the framework to provide universal high-quality preschool for every single child in America during his State of the Union Address. Recently, the Department of Education released its first Preschool Development Grants. These grants are aimed to improve the quality and...

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Taking Veterans' Concerns Seriously

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 10:32 AM

Monday, November, 10, 2014-- Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) presents five Metroplex veterans with the Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC) award in Fort Worth, TX.

Sitting on the House Armed Services Committee is a great responsibility and an opportunity to represent not...

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Celebrating LBJ's Legacy: A Reminder of Texas' Civil Rights Challenges Today

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 4:33 PM


This week, the civil rights legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson is being celebrated and every Texan should be proud.

President Barack Obama and three living former U.S. Presidents -- George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter -- are visiting the...

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New Year, Same Priority: 2014 Is the Year for Immigration Reform

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2014 | 3:45 PM

On December 31, millions of Americans gathered in Times Square to welcome the beginning of 2014. As the cloud of confetti disappeared and the new year began on January 1, I reflected on what many before us were in search of when they came to Ellis Island in New York...

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