Press Releases 2012

June 27, 2012 Press Release
The Daily Press: A defense spending crisis in January? Think summerby Hugh Lessig, June 24, 2012Automatic cuts in U.S. defense spending will take effect in January 2013 if Congress does nothing about it....
June 26, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Today, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down mandatory life without parole sentences for minors convicted of murder. In 2005, the Court held in Roper v....
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June 21, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, issued the following statement regarding the ...
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June 21, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Today, the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on the House Judiciary Committee, announced that it will hold a hearing on Identity Theft and Income Tax Preparation Fraud on T...
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June 20, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott issued the following statement on the contempt citation issued against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder by the House Oversight and Government Refor...
June 19, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) released the following statement recognizing today as Juneteenth, the oldest, nationally-celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in t...
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June 15, 2012 Press Release
From New York to Baghdad to Sydney, New Year's revelers welcomed 2008 with parties, fireworks and hopes for peace and prosperity.
June 8, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Yesterday in the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott offered three amendments to H.R. 4297, the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012, ...
June 6, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott issued the following statement expressing his disappointment in Senate Republicans for voting to block the Paycheck Fairness Act from receivi...
May 30, 2012 Press Release
Mandatory minimum sentences have been studied extensively and have been found to distort rational sentencing systems, to discriminate against minorities, waste money, and to violate common sense....
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