Floor Statements 2012

May 31, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate Mount Zion Baptist Church in Charles County, Virginia on the occasion of its 200th anniversary. I would like to highlight some moments ...
May 16, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, we need to work together to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act; but, unfortunately, H.R. 4970 is seriously flawed and should not pass....
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May 15, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, the possibility of terrorists or weapons of mass destruction being transported through border tunnels is frightening. The possibility of narcotics or trafficking ...
May 8, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Chairman, I rise in support of the Davis amendment.The United States locks up a higher portion of its population than any country on Earth....
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March 28, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Chairman, the Congressional Black Caucus budget is a more credible and responsible alternative than the underlying Republican budget. The CBC budget is a plan that significa...
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March 26, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I am honored to rise, on behalf of Congressman Scott Rigell and myself, to call attention to a group of young students from Hampton, Virginia, who have distinguishe...
March 26, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Mr. Speaker, we have difficult choices to make when it comes to addressing our budget deficit, but the Republican budget makes the wrong choices by deeply cutting vital programs ...
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March 21, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Chairman, I rise today in opposition to H.R.5. There are several troublesome provisions with the bill.For example, it sets an arbitrary and discriminatory $250,000 cap o...
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February 9, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, the bill we're considering today, the STOCK Act, would prohibit Members of Congress and other legislative branch employees, as well as executive and judicial bran...
February 7, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, today I am introducting a bill to consolidate programs at the Department of Justice in order to create an offset for the costs in another bill I previously introduc...

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