Scott Statement on Re-Election as Chairman of Education & Labor Committee
WASHINGTON, DC – Chairman Robert C. “Bobby" Scott (VA-03) released the following statement after he was elected the next Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor by the House Democratic Caucus.
“I am grateful to my colleagues for providing me the opportunity to continue my role as Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor. It has been an honor to lead this Committee during a critical time in our nation’s history, and to work alongside a diverse coalition of Members representing the interests of students and workers across the country.
“Our nation is enduring unprecedented challenges, with widening educational achievement gaps, a deep economic recession, and a devastating public health crisis. In my continued role as chairman, I will prioritize creating equity in education, putting America’s workers first, and expanding access to quality, affordable health care.
“As we continue to battle the COVID-19 virus, the mission of this Committee remains simple: Building an America where everyone can succeed.”
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