Representative Marc Veasey Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Supremes Have Their Eye on Texas Voter ID LawRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    With general elections around the corner, the Supreme Court found it premature Friday to weigh in on the Texas voter-identification law that remains in effect, though found to discriminate against minorities. One of the nation's strictest voter-identification laws, SB 14 requires all Texas voters to come to the polls with one of seven acceptable forms of photo ID.


  2. Two D-FW Congress members urging EPA to reject Texas smog plan as too weakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Two members of Congress from Dallas and Fort Worth are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to reject the state's current plan for reducing smog-causing and health-damaging ozone. U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, and U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, released a letter this week critical of Texas' ozone proposal.


  3. Congressional Briefing April 21, 2016: "How Voter Suppression Efforts Are Threatening Our Democracy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | OpEdNews

    "It is democracy time!" were words that led into this historic congressional briefing, "How Voter Suppression Efforts Are Threatening Our Democracy." Sponsors were the National Election Defense Coalition and Transformative Justice Coalition.


  4. UTA leads $7.3M national initiative to create next-generation space weather simulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Physicists at The University of Texas at Arlington are leading a $7.3 million national initiative to develop a next generation space weather simulator capable of predicting energy distributions during space weather events like solar flares to an accuracy of one degree longitude and one degree latitude - about 100 km in each direction. Current estimates of the energy entering the upper atmosphere during times of greatest solar output can be off by as much as 100 percent.


  5. Scalise To Take Peers On Tour Of Gulf's Offshore DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 |

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is taking a batch of congressmen on a tour of the Gulf of Mexico's offshore oil and gas industry.


  6. Scalise to take peers on tour of Gulf's offshore drillingRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Galveston County Daily News

    For a pitcher and catcher to be successful on the baseball diamond, they have to work and think as one. That is no problem for the Santa Fe Indians' battery, which features a pair of players who have a bond and can bicker like brothers - because they are.


  7. 'One person, one vote' case upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.


  8. Fifth Circuit to Hear TX Voter ID Case En BancRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | FindLaw

    The Fifth Circuit en banc is hearing the Texas Voter ID case , making the procedural history of the case of Veasey v Abbott even more confusing. The case revolves around the legal implications that arise if the Texas Legislature should be allowed to implement voter ID laws which may be shown to be intentionally discriminatory, though not facially so.


  9. UTA alums receive NSF small-business grant to spur K-12 STEM interest through technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    A team of UTA engineering and business school graduates is designing a hands-on, reconfigurable Build-Teach-Play Robots package to stimulate STEM learning in kindergarten through 12th grades. The team founded a company called TechComb LLC in late 2014 and is repurposing manufacturing robotic technology from labs at The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute to create these simple, less expensive tools for engaged learning.


  10. President Barack Obama is Texas boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 |

    In this Sept. 19, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrived at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 45th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. 1 comment

  11. Contentious Abortion Case Draws Supporters, Opponents to the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 |

    As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a controversial abortion case Wednesday, abortion supporters and opponents gathered in front of the building to protest. Pro-choice advocates and pro-life advocates rally outside of the Supreme Court Wednesday in Washington.


  12. Despite Support, Former Lawmaker Ousted From Statewide RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    Former Texas Rep. Lon Burnam went into Tuesday's Democratic primary for a spot on the Texas Railroad Commission with a litany of high-profile endorsements - from top party officials, watchdog groups and six major Texas newspapers. But the longtime Fort Worth lawmaker will exit the race empty-handed, failing to advance to a runoff that will feature two candidates who spent less money and have never held public office.


  13. Quick Takes: What to make of Democratic results in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    It was a tall order for former Dallas City Council member Dwaine Caraway to take on Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price - unfortunately too tall, in the end. Price was winning handily in the Democratic primary, solidifying his position in public office despite the federal corruption charges he denies.


  14. Tarrant County congressional races to be decided Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 |

    There are three contested local races, pitting Republican U.S. Reps. Joe Barton of Ennis and Michael Burgess of Lewisville, as well as Democrat U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey against a handful of challengers.


  15. Congressmen Reaffirm Support for MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | SIU

    Their respective years in Congress contrast greatly, but the two U.S. representatives who recently addressed the Maritime Trades Department executive board both voiced enthusiastic support for America's working families and for the U.S. Merchant Marine. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey kicked off the two-day gathering Feb. 18 in San Diego, while U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer was the final guest speaker the next day.


  16. First-day early primary voters smash GOP turnout records in Tarrant CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 |

    Republican presidential candidates are motivating Texas Republicans to head to the polls on the first day of early voting. The candidates gathered for the Feb. 13 debate in South Carolina.


  17. Early voting in Texas to stretch candidates' limits ahead of Super TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during a presidential campaign stop at the Mrytle Wilks Community Center in Cisco, Texas on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. While contenders fan out across the U.S. to prepare for upcoming contests, early voting in Texas starts Tuesday in the race for the White House and local match-ups throughout the state.


  18. Pre-law lecture to provide insight on how to break into fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Shorthorn

    The Pre-Law Society president plans to see Tarrant County Judge Mike Sinha explain how students like Winston-Ruiz can make their way in the law profession. Sinha will speak at a lecture from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in University Hall Room 010, hosted by The UTA Pre-Law Society, in conjunction with the Pre-Law Center.


  19. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, a Forth Worth Democrat, in his D.C. office.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    The four were key players in a morning endorsement of Clinton from the Congressional Black Caucus political action committee, the political arm of the Congressional Black Caucus, a powerful bloc of mostly Democratic African-Americans in Congress. The nod was timed for maximum effect ahead of the Feb. 27 South Carolina Democratic primary.


  20. Battle for Texasa 33rd Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 |

    The quest to represent the 33rd Congressional District has been a battle between Dallas and Fort Worth, Democrat and Republican, even black and Hispanic, since it was first created. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey - a Fort Worth Democrat who has represented the district since it was created to give North Texas minority voters a chance to elect a representative of their choice - again has drawn a Dallas Democratic challenger: Carlos Quintanilla, a vocal activist who first ran for the post four years ago.