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.