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Chairman Scott Statement on Next Steps for Build Back Better Agenda

12.20.21   WASHINGTON – Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) released the following statement regarding the next steps for the Build Back Better Agenda.   “The Build Back Better Act advanced by House Democrats secures vital investments in America’s future. Every piece of our proposal addresses an urgent challenge facing families and communities across the country and it is fully paid for by making the wealthiest pay their fair share in taxes. Whil… Continue Reading


Chairman Scott Praises House Passage of the Build Back Better Act

11.19.21   WASHINGTON – Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act. “Today, the House took a major step toward delivering historic investments in America’s future.  The Build Back Better Act that the House approved today will lower costs for nearly every family, create millions of good-paying jobs, and improve the quality of life for the people we represent. “The Build Back … Continue Reading


Chairman Scott Statement on CBO Estimates of Build Back Better Act Provisions

11.17.21   WASHINGTON - Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) released the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office's cost estimate for the Education and Labor Committee's provisions in the Build Back Better Act. "The Congressional Budget Office's estimate confirms two important facts about the Education and Labor Committee's provisions in the Build Back Better Act. First, it shows that the Build Back Better Act makes historic investments in lowering costs for working familie… Continue Reading


Chairman Scott Urges Colleagues to Advance Build Back Better Act

11.05.21   WASHINGTON - Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) delivered the following remarks during tonight's Floor debate on advancing the Build Back Better Act. "Madam Speaker, every investment in the Build Back Better Act addresses an urgent challenge facing families, workers, and our economy. "Within the jurisdiction of the Education and Labor Committee, this proposal makes child care affordable and it invests in securing free, universal, and high-quality preschool… Continue Reading


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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