Floor Statements 2010

July 14, 2010
July 14, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor Reverend Dr. Dwight S. Riddick, Pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Newport News, Virginia. This is the 25th anniversary of Dr....
June 29, 2010
June 29, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, just months ago, the President signed the historic health care reform law, and thanks to the Affordable Health Care Act, Americans are already see...
May 19, 2010
May 19, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise with great pride to call attention to a group of young students who have distinguished themselves, their school, their community, and the ...
May 18, 2010
May 18, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, this bill reauthorizes the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant program for an additional 3 years.I worked with my Republican colleagues in 1997...
May 18, 2010
May 18, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, this resolution recognizes Tuesday, May 25, as National Missing Children's Day. We hope this resolution will continue to raise public awareness abo...
May 12, 2010
May 12, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, I rise today to congratulate an institution in my hometown of Newport News. On Friday, May 28, 2010, Second Baptist Church East End will celebrate ...
April 29, 2010
April 29, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor the 20th anniversary of the Virginia Scholarship and Youth Development Foundation....
April 21, 2010
April 21, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, our Nation mourns the loss of one of our most influential civil rights leaders, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, a native of Richmond, Virginia. Dr....
March 22, 2010
March 22, 2010Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Thank you very much. And I want to thank you, Dr.Christensen, for your hard work and dedication. The Congressional Black Caucus is fortunate to have a leader i...
March 21, 2010
 March 21, 2010

Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: M. Speaker, America has been debating health care for over 100 years.  During this recent debate, we have heard complaints, and blame, and misrepresentations, and slogans, and even name-calling, and today we finally get to discuss the bills.

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