Press Releases 2013

July 19, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott issued the following statement on his 'No' vote on H.R. 5, the so-called "Student Success Act," legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA):
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July 19, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC This week, Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) introduced S. 1307, the "Youth Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support and Education (PROMISE) Act" in the United States Senate. It is
July 16, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-3) and Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-4) issued the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 2634, which would expand the boundaries of the...
July 15, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement regarding the acquittal of George Zimmerman by a Florida jury for the murder of Trayvon Martin:"A jury of Mr....
July 12, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the full U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on ...
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July 11, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressmen Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Bobby Scott (D-VA), Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, introduced H.R....
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June 30, 2013 Press Release
(WASHINGTON) June 25, 2013, marked the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Miller v. Alabama. In their decision, Justices of the Court ruled that mandatory sentences of life without the possibility of parole may not be imposed on
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June 28, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement in response to the House passage H.R. 2231, the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act, and H.R. 1613, the Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Author
June 28, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) and Ranking Member Bobby Sc
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June 26, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's judgment in the cases Windsor v. United States and Hollingsworth v. Perry:

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