Congressman David Scott Celebrates Black History Month: Remember Black Wall Street
February 7, 2017
In the spirit of Black History Month, remembering key moments in black history, like the days of “Black Wall Street,” is critical in shaping the future for African-Americans. In the early 1900s, the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was home to hundreds of black-owned business, many black multi-millionaires, an envied school system, and a remarkably high employment level. This affluent neighborhood was a microcosm of the American dream and a steeple for so many communities to strive towards.... More
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Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2017 Military Academy Ceremony
February 3, 2017
On Saturday, February 4, 2017, Congressman David Scott will host a special ceremony to honor 29 exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District with nominations to attend one of our nation’s esteemed military service academies. WHO: Congressman David Scott; representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Military and Naval academies; Mundy’s Mill High School Color Guard; and community members. WHAT: Congressman Scott will formally present congressional nominations to 29 students ... More
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Scott Statement on Financial Executive Orders
February 3, 2017
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, made the following statement on President Trump’s financial executive orders announced today: “While a delay of the fiduciary rule at the Department of Labor is something many will welcome with open arms, including myself, I am very concerned about the path today’s executive orders puts regulators down. As an original co-lead to the Dodd-Frank Act, I understand the importance of proper Wall Street regulation. We... More
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Scott Announces Ranking Membership on House Agriculture Subcommittee
February 2, 2017
Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was once again selected to serve as the Ranking Democratic member of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit by the Democratic Members of the House Agriculture Committee. The subcommittee’s jurisdiction includes oversight of commodity exchanges, including the Cobb County based InterContinental Exchange, one of the largest commodity exchanges in the world; as well as agricultural credit; rural development; energy; and rural electrification. Congr... More
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Congressman David Scott to Serve on Two House Financial Services Subcommittees
February 1, 2017
Congressman David Scott (GA-13) has selected to serve on the Subcommittees on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments and Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit on the House Financial Services Committee. Scott released the following statement on his assignments: “It is an honor to again serve as a member of both the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions subcommittees. Both of these subcommittees have wide-ranging jurisdiction over large parts of our banking system, from how banks d... More
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