Press Releases

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), founding co-chair of the Voting Rights Caucus, released the following statement after a panel of federal judges ruled to deny the requests of voters of color, civil rights groups and Democratic lawmakers to put Texas back under federal supervision of its redistricting:

Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
Over 110 Members of Congress are co-sponsoring this bicameral Resolution.

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), founder of the Voting Rights Caucus, and current co-chair, introduced a bicameral Resolution with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to designate September as “National Voting Rights Month”. The resolution will encourage voter registration in the month of September, and push Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Republicans block debate to provide election security; plan to gut the EAC grant budge

“After President Trump’s capitulation to Putin in Helsinki – our 2018 elections are in serious danger of further interference from Russia, said Congressman Veasey. Republicans have failed to put any measures into action to respond to Trump’s alliance with Putin.

Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, founder and co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, released the following statement after the Supreme Court voted to uphold Ohio's 'voter purge' decision.

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release

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.

Aug 23, 2017 Press Release

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas – Congressman Marc Veasey, lead plaintiff in Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after U.S.  District Judge Nelva Ramos ruled that the Texas voter ID law was enacted with the deliberate intent to discriminate against African American and Hispanic voters:

Jul 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, lead plaintiff in the lawsuit Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after the Department of Justice urged a federal court in Texas not to take further action on the Texas Voter ID case arguing that changes enacted by the Texas Legislature no longer discriminates against minority voters:

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In the wake of President Trump’s request from all 50 states to hand over voters’ sensitive information in his ongoing effort to dismantle the voting integrity of our nation, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced H.R.

May 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, Co-Chairman of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, issued the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States rejected North Carolina’s appeal to reinstate its discriminatory and suppressive voting tactics: 

May 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, co-chairman of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, released the following statement after President Trump announced the formation of his misleadingly named 'Election Integrity Commission': 
 

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