Floor Statements 2011

April 1, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, they have done it again! I rise today to once again congratulate the Boys Basketball Team of I.C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Virginia, on winning the Virgini...
March 31, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: I rise in opposition to the rule because it includes a manager's amendment with problematic provisions.The manager's amendment will prevent the disclosure and use of safety data....
March 30, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Mr. Speaker, our public schools need more resources, not less. This bill diverts funds that could be used for public schools into private school vouchers....
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February 16, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Chair, we must acknowledge that passing a continuing resolution will do nothing to create jobs. We are stuck with an unemployment rate of 9 percent and have left the long-...
February 15, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Chairman, the CR's proposal before us proposes to cut $190 million from juvenile justice programs. That cut is shortsighted and misguided....
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February 14, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 514, which would extend for 1 year sweeping governmental intrusions into our lives and privacy that were authorized by the USA PATRIOT ...
February 14, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: I thank the gentlelady for yielding, and if we're going to be able to address the important matters that our assistant leader has suggested, it's going to depend on our abilit...
February 11, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, last year we passed a 2-year $850 billion tax cut bill with the benefits skewed toward millionaires; $24 billion of that was a bonus reduction in taxes on estates...
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February 8, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 514, which would extend for 1 year sweeping governmental intrusions into our lives and privacy that were authorized by the USA PATRIOT ...
January 19, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, it is important that we focus attention on the substance of the debate on health care. Some think that just calling repealing health care reform ObamaCare or callin...
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