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  • Created monthly “Marc Means Business” initiative where he works at a constituent business for a day to better understand the needs of local business owners
  • Served as the lead plaintiff in Texas Voter ID lawsuit and as a named plaintiff in the Texas Redistricting lawsuit
  • Hosts annual job fair that connects thousands of district constituents with employers
  • Hosts regular “Congress on your Corner” events to connect with constituents and address issues important to our communities
  • Hosts annual Veterans Town Hall
  • Hosts annual Teen Summitt that seeks to place high school students with employment opportunities and provide professional development resources
  • Hosts small business forum to increase contracting for local businesses
  • Supported the American Airlines merger to save 20,000 local jobs
  • Opened and maintains bilingual Congressional offices
  • Co-Sponsor of comprehensive, bipartisan immigration reform
  • Authored legislation to increase education benefits for veterans
  • Secured $6 million for local agencies to help enroll families with the Affordable Care Act
  • Consistently fights to increase the minimum wage
  • Authored legislation to give a tax break to grandparents helping raise grandchildren
  • Supported a bill that would provide funding for post 9/11 veterans seeking to obtain a degree in a STEM field
  • Authored a resolution to declare September as “National Voting Rights Month”
  • Authored a bill that increases research and development funding at the Department of Energy (DOE) to help spur private sector innovation through awards for breakthrough technologies

COMMITTEES:

CAUCUSES:

  • Congressional Black Caucus
  • Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus
  • Congressional TRIO Caucus
  • Congressional Small Business Caucus
  • Congressional Taskforce on Childhood Obesity
  • Congressional Army Aviation Caucus
  • Congressional Joint Strike Fighter Caucus
  • S. Mexico Friendship Caucus
  • Congressional Task Force on Poverty and Opportunity
  • Congressional Career & Technical Education Caucus
  • Congressional Fire Services Caucus
  • Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
  • Congressional Taiwan Caucus
  • Congressional United Service Organization (USO)
  • Congressional Urban Caucus
  • Democratic Israel Working Group
  • Next Gen 911
  • Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus
  • Congressional Military Family Caucus
  • Congressional Arts Caucus
  • Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth
  • Congressional Maritime Caucus
  • Texas Maritime Caucus
  • German American Caucus
  • USO Congressional Caucus

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