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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass a Supplemental Disaster Relief Bill that will assist the regions affected by the recent Hurricanes in the gulf and Southeastern United States.

October 12, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass S. 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, introduced by Senator Ron Johnson (WI). The legislation, named after Dr.

October 5, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. - This week, the House of Representatives voted to pass the budget resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which sets the overall discretionary spending level for FY18 at $1.132 trillion.

September 28, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017, introduced by Representatives Kevin Brady (TX-08) and Bill Shuster (PA-09), on September 25, 2017. The bill includes H.R. 1422, the Private Flood Insurance Market Development Act, which was ordered reported by the Financial Services Committee on June 21, 2017.

September 27, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved a request from the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for $3M in reprogrammed funds that will go towards the Craney Island Eastward Expansion (CIEE) Project.

September 26, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Scott Taylor joined by Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) introduced legislation designed to increase the flexibility of Pell Grants. The Professional Pell Education Learning (PROPEL) Act expands student choice by allowing Pell Grants to be utilized at trade and vocational schools.

September 26, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2017, introduced by Representative Brian Mast (FL-18) on September 25, 2017.

September 21, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Virginia Beach, VA - Today, Congressman Scott Taylor joined the Women in Defense of Greater Hampton Roads (WIDGHR) to speak at their annual Professional Development Day. Congressman Taylor provided a legislative update to their membership and discussed the role of female leadership in military service and contracting.

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September 15, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, introduced by Representative Barbara Comstock (VA-10) on September 7, 2017. This legislation enhances public safety by combatting gang violence committed by criminal aliens.

September 14, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

Washington, D.C. – Today, in a historic vote, the House of Representatives, with the support of Congressman Scott Taylor, voted to pass H.R. 3354, the Make American Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act. This bill marks the first time in nearly ten years that the House of Representatives has passed all 12 appropriations bills before the end of the fiscal year.

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