Floor Statements 2009

April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, the gentleman from Massachusetts mentioned the fact that, over the last few years, we'd gotten ourselves into the ditch....
April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Chair, I rise in support of the Congressional Black Caucus substitute. The Congressional Black Caucus believes that the historic investments outlined in t...
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March 30, 2009
March 30, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise today to join in the tributes of a truly great American. Dr. John Hope Franklin lived an extraordinary life....
March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, this week the House Budget Committee will mark up the concurrent budget resolution for fiscal year 2010. Over a month ago, President Obama submitt...
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March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor and pay tribute to the Urban League of Greater Richmond, which has served the communities of Richmond, Chesterfield, Henr...
March 17, 2009
March 17, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise today to introduce the ``Every Student Counts Act,'' legislation that will prioritize graduation of all of our Nation's high school students....
March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Thank you. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlelady from Ohio for organizing this Special Order. The budget is an extremely important part of our work, and I t...
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February 13, 2009
February 13, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise today, along with the gentleman from Delaware, Mr. CASTLE, to introduce the ``Youth Prison Reduction through Mentoring, Intervention, ...
February 12, 2009

 

February 12, 2009

Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the Pittsburgh Steelers on their historic sixth Super Bowl victory. In a game that was exciting down to the last minute, the Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in Super Bowl XLIII on Sunday, February 1, 2009.

February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to recognize the NAACP on its 100th anniversary. The NAACP holds a very special meaning to me because I have been a long-time ac...

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