Press Releases

February 10, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott will host a Town Hall meeting on Green Jobs and Clean Energy in Richmond. The town hall will be an opportunity to educate and inform citizens on new...
February 4, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the CAMPUS Safety Act of 2009, a bill to create a National Center for Campus Public Safety....
January 28, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The goal of the legislation is to stabilize the American economy and save and create three to four million jobs. The legislation passed the House by a vote of 244 to 188.
January 28, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The goal of the legislation is to stabilize the American economy and save an...
January 28, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-3) and Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX-1), re-introduced the Center to Advance Monitor and Preserve University Security (CAMPUS) Safety Act. The purpose of this legislation is to enable our institutions of higher education to easily obtain the best information available on how to keep our campuses safe and how to respond in the event of a campus emergency.
January 22, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, the House of Representatives considered House Joint Resolution 3, relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act requires the President to notify Congress of his intent to use the second phase of funding totaling $350 billion for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Former President Bush notified Congress on behalf of President Obama last week. In order to block the funds, the House and the Senate must pass a joint resolution disapproving of the distribution of the second phase of funds within fifteen days of the notification.
January 14, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-03) issued the following statement regarding the United States Navys Record of Decision to Homeport a Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier at Nava...
January 14, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-03) voted in favor of H.R. 2, a bill that reauthorizes the State Childrens Health Insurance Program (SCHIP):...
January 9, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 11, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, by a vote of 247 to 171 (Roll Call no. 9). The legislation would clarify that every paycheck or ot...
December 19, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-03) delivered this weeks Congressional Black Caucus Message to <?XML:NAMESPACE prefix="ST1" />...

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