Washington, D.C. – Early this morning, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan spending bill that extends government funding through March 23rd and reverses the defense sequester. The spending agreement lifts the caps on defense spending through Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 and increases total defense funding to $700 billion for FY 18 and matches the President’s request for FY 19.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Taylor introduced H. Res. 711, a resolution celebrating the 325th anniversary of the founding of the College of William & Mary in Virginia by British Royal Charter on February 8th, 1693, and the remarkable leadership of its 27th President, W. Taylor Reveley III.
Washington, D.C. – This week Congressman Scott Taylor announced his co-sponsorship of H.R. 4886, a bill introduced by Representative Rodney Davis (IL-13) that permanently protects individual provisions that were passed last year in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
I reviewed the top-secret memo from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, containing undisclosed information involving the FBI and the Department of Justice, regarding the Investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. I believe the public’s need to know far outweighs any national security issues.
“Today I voted for a second time to keep open and fund the federal government. Now that Senate Democrats have finally decided to end their unnecessary shutdown and reopen the government, we can begin again to focus on the issues that matter to everyday Americans.
Today Rep. Scott Taylor announced that as long as the government remained shutdown he will donate his daily salary to military and veterans' charities.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 3776, the Cyber Diplomacy Act, introduced by Representative Ed Royce (CA-39) on September 14, 2017.
"I keep thinking back on my trip to Haiti last August and my conversation with a bright young West Point graduate. He served honorably then returned home to Haiti to join the police force to help make a better life for his people and his nation. I hope for and will fight for, an America that continues to be a beacon for young men and women from around the globe.
Virginia's Second Congressional District runs along the Virginia coast from North Carolina to Maryland. The localities bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay uniformly oppose offshore oil drilling. Economically important industries along the coast are uniformly opposed to offshore oil drilling. There are legitimate concerns expressed by the military about offshore oil rigs
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Taylor hosted Guatemalan Ambassador Manuel Espina in his Washington, D.C. office to discuss their country’s history of cooperation with the United States, and their ongoing efforts to interdict criminal, terrorist, and narcotic traffic in Latin America.