Floor Statements 2008

December 10, 2008
December 10, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise on behalf of myself, Congresswoman Thelma Drake and Congressman Rob Wittman to call attention to a group of young students from Hampto...
October 3, 2008
October 3, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, we obviously have a crisis in the financial markets. Major firms have failed and others are failing. We are in an economic downturn with peop...
September 27, 2008
September 27, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, access to quality, affordable health care is critical to the well being of our citizens. With 46 million uninsured, including 9 million chil...
September 18, 2008
September 18, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise to speak today in support of the bill S. 1315, the Veterans Benefit Enhancement Act of 2007, which contains a provision that gives ve...
September 17, 2008
September 17, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker. I rise in support of H.R. 6625, the Veterans Voting Support Act, which contains several provisions to help Veterans as they participate in th...
September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 5350, a bill authorizing the Secretary of Commerce to sell or exchange certain National Ocean and Atmospheric Admini...
September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, thousands of vulnerable older adults go missing each year as a result of dementia, diminished capacity, foul play, and other unusual circumstances....
September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, House Concurrent Resolution 410 recognizes the great accomplishments, sacrifices, and service of the men and women of the Federal Bureau of In...
September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, today we honor the life and musical legacy of Isaac Hayes, a passionate humanitarian, whose prolific songwriting and distinctive baritone were...
September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, the Justice and Victims of Torture and Terrorism Act, introduced by the gentleman from Iowa (Mr. Braley) and the gentleman from Pennsylvania (Mr....

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