The 116th Congress House Committee on Education and Labor has a new Chairman: Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA)

WASHINGTON – Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) released the following statement after he was elected the next Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor by the House Democratic Caucus.

“I am honored to have the support of my colleagues and grateful for the opportunity to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor in the 116th Congress. As Chairman, I will work to expand access to the building blocks of a strong middle class – a quality education, a rewarding job, and affordable health care. These goals not only reflect the values of our Caucus, they have the overwhelming support of the American people.

“We have been granted the opportunity to advance a vision for a country where everyone can succeed, not just the wealthy few. I look forward to working with my colleagues to pursue a unifying agenda that will improve the standard of living for people from all walks of life.”