Floor Statements 2008

June 12, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, I rise today to commemorate a milestone in the struggle for equality and civil rights.On this day 41 years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that the <?XML:...
June 5, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 5540, the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Reauthorization Act. I commend my colleague from Maryland (Mr. Sarbanes)...
June 5, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, when we talk about the budget, it's helpful to know where we are and how we got here. This chart shows the budget deficit over the years and shows that when Presid...
June 3, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise with great pride to call attention to a group of young women who have distinguished themselves, their school, their community, and the Commonwealth of Virginia....
May 20, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, May 30th, 2002 Attorney General John Ashcroft changed the guidelines established by Attorney General Edward Levi in 1976 to curb abuses by the Federal Bureau of ...
May 19, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, August 27 will mark the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States. President Johnson served his home Stat...
May 19, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Today we take urgent action to prevent a critically important immigration program from expiring. No one disputes that there is a health care crisis in this country....
May 19, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, we owe a duty to protect foreign nationals who provide valuable service to our soldiers, diplomats, and other government officials overseas....
May 19, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, Memorial Day is a solemn time when we, as a Nation, commemorate the ultimate sacrifice that our brave men and women in uniform have made for us....
May 19, 2008
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, we have seen the price of oil skyrocket, from about $50 a barrel only a year ago, to nearly $128 a barrel as of last week. The retail price of gasoline has likewis...

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