Floor Statements 2013

October 7, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, it is time to end this shutdown. The absurdity of it begins with the fact that we are now going to pay people for not working.
August 8, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, it was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of our Alpha Phi Alpha brother, the Honorable William Herbert Gray III, on July 1, 2013. My thoughts and prayers are with Reverend Gray's family during this di
July 25, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: I rise in opposition to the Making College More Expensive Act. In 2007, Congress cut the interest rate on student loans in half, from 6.8 percent to 3.4 percent, for 5 years. Last year, we extended that benefit for 1 more year. In a
July 25, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, 10 years ago today, this body unanimously passed PREA, the Prison Rape Elimination Act, which my colleague from Virginia, Frank Wolf, and I sponsored.
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July 8, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, it was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of our Alpha Phi Alpha brother, the Honorable William Herbert Gray III, on July 1, 2013....
May 23, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: I rise in opposition to the Making College More Expensive Act. In 2007, Congress cut the interest rate on student loans in half, from 6.8 percent to 3.4 percent, for 5 years....
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May 20, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 258, the Stolen Valor Act of 2013. H.R. 258 is an important bill because it upholds the integrity of military medals and decorations as we...
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May 20, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 1073, the Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act. This bipartisan legislation, which was repor...
May 20, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: We know that a college education is extremely important to young people. It can transform their entire lives and open opportunities that are not available to those without a col...
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