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By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

I think we should worry about Social Security first and then tax cuts second.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

The Federal prison population has increased more than 7-fold over the past 20 years.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

We can continue our progress as a Nation toward the promise that all people are created equal and that our Nation will treat every person in that spirit.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

There is nothing Federal about local volunteer fire departments.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

While we must ensure that these dangerous new drugs and precursors do not get in the hands of children or others who would use them improperly, we must also be aware that these same drugs have legitimate uses.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bobby Scott

Giving a 10-year mandatory minimum for a second offense fist fight is not going to reduce the chance that someone will be stabbed 16 times when you are not funding any of the programs that are desperately needed to actually reduce juvenile crime.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

Obviously, there has to be a profound change in direction. Otherwise, interest on the national debt will start eating up virtually every penny that we have.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bobby Scott

Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bobby Scott

In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Civil Rights Act.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

The promise of equal educational opportunity envisioned by the Brown decision remains unfulfilled.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

The destinies of the two races in this country are indissolubly linked together, and the interests of both require that the common government of all shall not permit the seeds of race hate to be planted under the sanction of law.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bobby Scott

Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone, so adequate funding for port security is a significant issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

Present law has a process to ascertain whether or not a patient is in a persistent vegetative state, and it should not matter what politicians think.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

So, the struggle for equal educational opportunity continues.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bobby Scott

In fact, the Harvard study data indicates that 70 percent of African American children attend schools that are predominately African American, about the same level as in 1968 when Dr. King died.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bobby Scott

Rather than following through on the proven crime and violence prevention techniques that work, we are back to tough-talking sound byte policies that have been proven to not only fail to reduce crime but actually increase crime, waste taxpayers' money and discriminate against minorities.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Scott

While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bobby Scott

And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes.