Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Taylor issued a statement following his remarks on the Chesapeake Bay program during the Appropriations Committee markup:
Washington, D.C. - The Association of the United States Navy has endorsed Congressman Scott Taylor’s VA Senior Executive Accountability (SEA) Act.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives, with the support of Congressman Taylor, voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. The NDAA authorizes funding to equip, supply, and train troops, and provide for military families. Included in the bill was an amendment offered by Representative Taylor.
My heartfelt condolences go out to the family, friends, and teammates of Chesapeake native, Gunnery Sergeant Mark Hopkins. Let us never forget the personal sacrifices our service members endure, and the inherent dangers of the work they perform in service to our grateful nation. Rest easy, Marine.
The CJS FY 2018 bill provides $68 million in continued support for Second Chance Act programs. Second Chance, which was passed with bipartisan support and signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2008—authorizes federal grants for vital programs and systems reform aimed at improving the reentry process and reducing recidivism.
I have concerns about the roundup and subsequent euthanization of Canadian geese in Virginia Beach recently by the Department of Agriculture. My office is requesting information on the process used for these roundups and to seek transparency for our community on this issue.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Taylor announced his co-sponsorship of H.R. 282, the Military Residency Choice Act, introduced by Representative Elise Stefanik. This legislation amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to authorize spouses of servicemembers to elect to use the same residences as the servicemembers.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Taylor voted to support H.R. 2200, the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act. This legislation reauthorizes funding for the United States Government international and domestic anti-human trafficking efforts.
Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow, Congressman Taylor will be attending an oyster restoration event in Norfolk, sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Elizabeth River Project.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Taylor voted to support Kate’s Law, introduced by Representative Bob Goodlatte. This legislation enhances penalties for deported felons who return to the United States and allows for the remainder of a sentence to be reapplied to an alien who leaves before completion of their imprisonment term and returns to the United States.