WASHINGTON D.C.- April 6, 2017—Congressman Scott Taylor submits language directing the Veterans Administration to make additional privacy protections of individuals’ data. This will protect veterans’ sensitive information and secure high value assets and personally identifiable information with document and data level encryption.
I commend Ambassador Nikki Haley for calling out both Russia and the Assad regime and the responsibility they both bear in yesterday’s atrocious attack on civilians, to include women and children. Chemical weapons have no place in warfare and the world must take an unflinching stance against their usage.
WASHINGTON D.C.- April 4, 2017—Today, Congressmen Scott Taylor(R-VA) and Luis Correa(D-CA) introduced the Homeland Production Security (HOPS) Act.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.