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February 22, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center will receive additional funds for targeted upgrades and improvements through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The additional funds will allow the hospital to replace fire alarm and nurse call systems at the medical center.
February 19, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-03) is leading a Congressional Delegation to Haiti today, to review and assess the needs of the on-going humanitarian operation there. Other members in the delegation are Representatives Michael Burgess (R-TX-26), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH-10), Michael Capuano (D-MA-8), and Gwen Moore (D-WI-4).
February 18, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-03), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security on the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement on the announced settlement in the Black Farmers Lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture:
January 30, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Hampton Roads' Congressmen Glenn Nye (VA-02), Rob Wittman (VA-01), Randy Forbes (VA-04), and Bobby Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement concerning the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)."There have been conflicting news reports about the contents of the upcoming QDR, and it would be inappropriate to comment on specific provisions of the document until it is formally released to Congress with the Department of Defense budget request.
January 13, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott released the following statement today in response to the Earthquake in Haiti:"My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this horrible tragedy, their friends and families. Across this country and the world, people are ready and willing to help. At this stage, the information on the ground is still unknown, and until authorities can get a grasp on what is needed, "in kind" donations have been discouraged.
December 17, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Yesterday, Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-3) introduced H.R. 4326, the Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Act. House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI-14) and the Committee's Ranking Minority Member, Lamar Smith (R-TX-21), cosponsored the bill together with Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-8), William Delahunt (D-MA-10), Daniel Lungren (R-CA-3), and Howard Coble (R-NC-6).
December 17, 2009 Press Release
RICHMOND, VA - Congressmen Eric Cantor (VA-07), Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03), and J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), sent a letter yesterday to Gale D. Rossides, Acting Assistant Secretary, Transportation Security Administration, requesting reimbursement to the Capitol Region Airport Commission for the installation of the TSA's explosive detection system at the Richmond International Airport (RIC). In addition, the Congressmen are asking to be briefed by the TSA on the status of its reimbursement program and timeframe for paying back RIC. This is not the first request made to the TSA requesting reimbursement by members of the Virginia Congressional Delegation.
December 16, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1110, the "Preventing Harassment through Outbound Number Enforcement Act of 2009" or "PHONE Act", a bill sponsored by Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-3) by a vote of 418 to 1 (Roll Call No. 986).
December 16, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - On Saturday, the New Kent County, Virginia Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) awarded Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA-3) with the Congressman of the Century Award. According to the New Kent NAACP, the award was given to Rep. Scott "As Congressman Of The Century For Your Contribution To Equality And Justice For All Americans."