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April 4, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

WASHINGTON D.C.- April 4, 2017—Today, Congressman Scott Taylor called on Susan Rice to testify before Congress on the revelations that she was potentially behind the unmasking of American citizen’s identities for possible political purposes.
 

March 30, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

WASHINGTON D.C.- March 29, 2017—Today, Congressman Scott Taylor insisted on receiving information from the Department of Veterans Affairs detailing the process for treating suicidal veterans who physically show up to VA facilities and either state or exhibit suicidal signs. The Congressman specifically inquired about a uniform policy across the country.

March 29, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

I have and will continue to stand steadfast against last minute regulations pushed by the previous President. Clearly, there is a reason why they were put in last minute after eight years in power.

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

As the sole Virginian appropriator, today my office submitted an appropriations request to fully restore the $73 million to the Chesapeake Bay Program that was reportedly removed in the President’s budget. I grew up on the Eastern Shore and close to the Chesapeake Bay, worked on farms and in a crab house restaurant.

March 24, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

We must fix the disaster that is the Affordable Care Act. Today, we unfortunately were unable to move closer to that goal. I will continue to fight for families and individuals in a way that gives them more freedom, lower healthcare costs, and access to care. It is imperative that we fix this.

March 22, 2017 Press Release
House Legislation Provides for Interstate Competition, Ending Insurance Company Anti-Trust Exemptions

WASHINGTON D.C. — March 22, 2017— Congressman Scott Taylor voted in support of two bills that pave the way for health insurance reform. H.R. 372, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017, introduced by Representative Paul Gosar (AZ-04), amends the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 to restore the application of federal anti-trust laws to the business of health insurance.

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

Leaders must act. A lack of action leaves the failing status quo of Obamacare. Thursday, I will vote YEA, in support of the American Health Care Act. Dealing with healthcare is a complicated and formidable task. However, it is one issue I knew I would face as a freshman Member of Congress.

March 17, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

WASHINGTON D.C.- March 17, 2017—Congressman Scott Taylor announced his support of H.R. 1367, which would help the VA to identify staffing shortages, and to recruit and retain high-quality employees and quickly hire qualified candidates.

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March 17, 2017 Press Release
Contact: Scott Weldon (202) 225-4215

President Trump’s budget proposal is just that, a proposal; Article 1 Section 9 of the Constitution reserves the power of the purse strings to Congress. While we only have top line numbers from the President, I am happy to see the defense sequester being pushed away, but unhappy to hear funding for the Chesapeake Bay cleanup has been cut in the budget.

March 16, 2017 Press Release
Taylor's Amendment to Increase Transparency Adopted

WASHINGTON D.C.- March 16, 2017—Congressman Scott Taylor announced his support of the VA Accountability First Act (H.R. 1259).

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