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Scott, Kildee and Nine Ranking Members Urge HHS & Partnering Agencies to Identify Additional Ways to Support Flint, Michigan

04.18.16   WASHINGTON - Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03), Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and nine House Committee Ranking Members sent a letter urging the U.S. Department of Health Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to examine additional ways to provide more funding and technical support to the Flint, Michigan. The Members also thanked HHS and the partnering agencies for providing initial emergency funding and services to the Flint community. "We are concerned that - despite repeated … Continue Reading

Scott Applauds HHS’ Expansion of Head Start, Early Head Start Services in Flint

03.03.16   WASHINGTON - Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott issued the following statement about today's announcement that Head Start and Early Head Start services in Flint, Michigan will receive an additional $3.6 million from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Head Start. The funding will enhance and expand Head Start and Early Head Start for Flint's children and families: "The increased funding for Head Start and Early Head Start to improve access and expand the school year for F… Continue Reading

Scott on Flint Water Crisis: “Local, State and Federal Governments Have All Failed Our Children”

02.03.16   Highlights expansion of Head Start as a key federal solution WASHINGTON - Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott of the Committee on Education and the Workforce made the following remarks on the House floor this evening during a Special Order hour on the Flint, Michigan water crisis: "Thank you, Congresswoman Watson Coleman, for your leadership and coordinating this Special Order. And thank you to the Michigan Representatives who've been working so hard to try to respond to this tragedy. "T… Continue Reading

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