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Scott, Sensenbrenner Lead Bipartisan Group of House Members to Introduce Bill Protecting Older Workers from Age Discrimination

02.14.19   WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Bobby Scott (VA-03), chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor, and Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05) introduced the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), a proposal to strengthen anti-discrimination protections for older workers. They were joined by Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Mark Takano (CA-41), Will Hurd (TX-23), John Katko (NY-24), and Glenn Grothman (WI-06). The bipartisan legislation is a companio… Continue Reading


Scott, Hinojosa, Bonamici Laud Signing of the Older Americans Act Reauthorization into Law

04.19.16   WASHINGTON - Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member Ruben Hinojosa (TX-15), and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) issued the following statement on the President signing S. 192, Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 - a bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act - into law: "We commend our colleagues in the House and Senate for working together to make this day possible and thank President Obama for signing this legislation. Since the Older Americans Act … Continue Reading


Scott Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Update the Older Americans Act

03.21.16   WASHINGTON - Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement on the passage of S. 192, Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 - a bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act: "Today's bipartisan vote to reauthorize the Older Americans Act underscores our moral obligation to help older Americans live in dignity and stay connected to their communities. "I commend my colleagues for their commitment and diligence to reauthorize the Older Americans Act in … Continue Reading


House Democrats Call for Robust Funding of Services Essential to Nation’s Older Americans

02.01.16   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2016 Contact Arika Trim (Scott) - (202) 226-0853 Laura Castillo (Hinojosa) - (202) 225-2531 Maggie Rousseau (Bonamici) - (202) 225-0855 Lauren Dart (Matsui) - (202) 225-7163 Sam Avery (Schakowsky) - (202) 225-2111 WASHINGTON - Today, Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Representat… Continue Reading

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