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Committee Votes to Advance Transformative Investments in Build Back Better Act

09.10.21   WASHINGTON - Today, the Committee on Education and Labor voted to advance its portion of the Build Back Better Act. The Committee's section of President Biden's plan invests in lowering costs for families, helping American workers secure good-paying jobs, and providing a strong foundation for America's children. These investments include a historic proposal to make child care affordable for families and provide free, universal, high-quality pre-K to three- and four-year-olds. "Committee Demo… Continue Reading

Chairman Scott Opening Statement at Markup for Build Back Better Act

09.09.21   WASHINGTON - Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) delivered the following opening statement at today's markup for Build Back Better Act. "Last month, the House passed a budget resolution for Fiscal 2022, which instructed 13 House Committees to write a proposal that would deliver a $3.5 trillion investment that will transform our economy in ways that will make our nation more prosperous, equitable and fairer. "Today, we are marking up the Education and Labor … Continue Reading

Committee to Mark Up Build Back Better Act

09.08.21   WASHINGTON - Thursday, September 9, at 12:00 p.m. EST, the House Committee on Education and Labor will mark up its portion of the Build Back Better Act, which invests $761 billion to lower the cost of child care and education, help Americans secure good-paying jobs, and increase support for our nation's children. "The Education and Labor Committee's portion of the Build Back Better Act makes historic investments that will lower costs for nearly every family, create good-paying jobs for American… Continue Reading

Chairman Scott on House Vote to Advance Build Back Better Agenda

08.24.21   WASHINGTON - House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to advance the Build Back Better Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. "The House of Representatives has taken an important step toward delivering on President Biden's plan to lower costs for families, create good-paying jobs for workers, and invest in the health and well-being of the American people. "Today's vote advances the bip… Continue Reading

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