Garcia: More Lies On Top of Bad Report Card on Environmental Issues

Garcia: Bad Report Card on Environmental Issues on top of Honesty Issues

Domingo Garcia released this video today and again is having issues being honest in this campaign. Below is a statement from Veasey for Congress spokesman Anthony Gutierrez:
“Garcia is continuing to launch desperate attacks with no credibility. His choice to attack Marc on environmental issues is downright laughable given the fact that Marc has a lifetime score of almost 100% on environmental issues while Garcia’s is in the 70′s. [1] Continue reading

MARC VEASEY, FRONT RUNNER IN ALL CD33 FUNDRAISING PERIODS, REPORTS HIGHEST TOTAL YET

 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 Garcia Releases Blatantly False Ad & Attacks His Own Supporters

Domingo Garcia released this patently dishonest ad today. The following is a statement from Veasey for Congress spokesperson Anthony Gutierrez:

“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

JOBS REPORT UNDERSCORES IMPORTANCE OF ELECTING VEASEY IN TX-33 RUNOFF

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

STATEMENT FROM REP. VEASEY ON END OF LOCKHEED STRIKE

With Strike Over, Focus Turns to Disagreement Btwn Candidates on the 6,000 Jobs That Depend on F-35 Fighter Project


Moments ago, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) voted to ratify an agreement with Lockheed Martin thus ending the strike that began on April 23rd. Lockheed Martin, and specifically the F-35 fighter jet project, have been a major point of contention in the ongoing Democratic primary runoff race for Texas’ new congressional district 33. Over 6,000 jobs are dependent on the F-35 project and, as documented by local news reports, the entire regional economy is highly dependent on the F-35 project.  Continue reading

MARC VEASEY ENDORSED BY NATIONAL & STATE EDUCATIONAL GROUPS

(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

800 New Jobs at Arlington GM Good News Except for Domingo Garcia

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

Rep. Veasey Statement on President’s DREAM Act Announcement

The following is a statement from State Representative Marc Veasey, candidate for Texas’ congressional district 33, in response to today’s news that President Obama will implement a policy to allow young immigrants to stay in this country legally on the condition that they were brought to this country as children and played by the rules their entire lives. This announcement marks a significant step towards realization of the goals of the DREAM Act. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has stated that, if elected, he would veto the DREAM Act. Continue reading