In the latest fundraising report, filed this evening with the Federal Election Commission, the Veasey for Congress campaign reported:
- $412,096.96 raised
- $252,480.12 cash on hand
This is the largest amount raised in any reporting period by the Veasey campaign, which has led all candidates in fundraising in every reporting period. Continue reading
“Domingo’s ad does not contain a single credible claim. While I understand why he wants to change the subject from his job-killing stances on American made products at GM and Lockheed Martin, these attacks are patently dishonest and also criticize some of his own supporters. Continue reading
With Lockheed Jobs Playing Pivotal Role in Race, Veasey to Travel to Austin to Keynote IAMAW Banquet
(Fort Worth) The jobs report released this morning from the Labor Department showed continued progress, albeit slower than predicted.
“This morning’s jobs report just further emphasizes how vital it is for North Texas to elect Marc Veasey to Congress. Our President has the job market moving in the right direction but progress is slow and this recovery is fragile. The bottom line is, our region would not be able to cope with the potential job loss at GM and Lockheed that could result from making the wrong choice in this runoff election,” said Anthony Gutierrez, spokesman for the Veasey campaign. Continue reading
With Strike Over, Focus Turns to Disagreement Btwn Candidates on the 6,000 Jobs That Depend on F-35 Fighter Project
The following is a statement from State Representative Marc Veasey, candidate for Texas’ Congressional District 33, on this morning’s ruling from the Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act:
(Fort Worth) State Representative Marc Veasey, candidate for Congressional District 33, has received the endorsement of the Texas State Teachers Association and the National Education Association. As Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus in the 82nd Legislative Session, Rep. Veasey fought alongside TSTA and NEA against the massive budget cuts Republicans sought to make to public education funding. Continue reading
Success at Arlington plant confirms Veasey’s faith in North Texas workers
(Arlington) Over the weekend, the Arlington General Motors plant received local and national media coverage on their announcement that the plant will be expanding to a third shift and adding 800 jobs at the north Texas facility.
In the campaign for the Democratic nomination in new congressional district 33, a major difference between candidates Marc Veasey and Domingo Garcia is that Veasey strongly supports workers and vehicles built at the Arlington General Motors plant, while Garcia has attacked GM and the products built in Arlington saying they are “bad for America”. Continue reading