Floor Statements 2013

May 16, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise today in opposition to the Patients' Rights Repeal Act.Today, if people want to talk about repealing health care reform, it's important that they talk ...
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May 14, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 180, the National Blue Alert Act. H.R. 180 will establish a coordinator within the Department of Justice to facilitate the issuance of Blu...
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April 24, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor and remember the Honorable James Edward Sheffield--husband, father, trailblazer, airman, judge, lawyer, law professor, community leader, human...
April 24, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk about an issue that is important to our society, and that is access to higher education. Our Nation's economic competitiveness depends on our a...
April 17, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the life and career of a local community leader, businessman, and humanitarian from Newport News, Virginia--Walter Segaloff....
April 11, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate a legacy of community service in the Commonwealth of Virginia and throughout the nation. This year, the Old Dominion Dental Society is ...
March 21, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today along with the gentleman from North Carolina, Mr. JONES, to introduce the ''Youth Prison Reduction through Mentoring, Intervention, Support and Educati...
March 20, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Chairman, the underlying Republican budget dismantles the Medicare guarantee. It cuts Medicaid in the last year by 25 percent and includes unspecified cuts in a category cal...
March 18, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, the Simpson-Bowles Commission several years ago set a $4 trillion, 10-year deficit reduction goal as the amount of deficit reduction we needed to get our budget und...
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March 5, 2013
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 338, the Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2013. This bill is simple and straightforward....
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