DAVID SCOTT - CONGRESSMAN, REPRESENTING GEORGIA'S 13TH DISTRICT

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  • Congressman David Scott Announces Availability of 2016 Military Academy Congressional Nomination Applications
    Posted in Press Release on September 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Defense, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the availability of applications for students interested in receiving a congressional nomination for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military or Naval Academy. “Having the privilege to nominate Thirteenth District students to attend the U.S. Military Academies is one of my most important and rewarding responsibilities,” said Congressman Scott. “Each year I am more and more inspired by the talent and high character of the students ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott, Senator Johnny Isakson Announce Bill Honoring Fallen Riverdale Officer Signed into Law
    Posted in Press Release on August 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Senator Johnny Isakson announced that a bill honoring the first Riverdale police officer to die in the line of duty has been signed into law. The bipartisan measure, H.R.4747, designates the U.S. Postal Service office in Riverdale, Ga., as the “Major Greg E. Barney Post Office Building.” On February 11, 2016, Major Barney, was shot and killed while giving chase to a suspect during a raid on an illegal drug operation. Major Barney was a 25-year veteran of... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host 12th Annual Health Fair, August 6
    Posted in Press Release on July 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today Congressman David Scott announced that he will host his 12th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Mundy’s Mill High School. This event will feature free health screenings and information provided by many of the region’s leading healthcare providers and organizations. Free health screenings include: Clinical breast cancer exams; prostate cancer (PSA); HIV/ AIDS; Diabetes (glucose); Blood pressure; Asthma; Cholesterol; Mental health; Memory (Dementia); Sickle cell; Glaucoma & Ro... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Statement on Induction of WSB-TV’s Jocelyn Dorsey into the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame
    Posted in Press Release on June 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) led members of the Georgia Congressional delegation in recognizing Jocelyn Dorsey, Director of Editorials & Public Affairs, on her induction into the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. “Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Today the United States Congress gives great and special recognition to an extraordinary Georgian and a great American, Ms. Jocelyn Dorsey, for her pioneering and trailblazing career at WSB television the flagship organization in Atlanta... Read more

  • House votes to rename Riverdale post office “Major Gregory E. Barney Post Office Building”
    Posted in Press Release on May 24, 2016 | Preview rr

    The House passed Rep. Scott’s bill to rename the Riverdale Post Office building as the ““Major Gregory E. Barney Post Office Building” in honor of the fallen officer. To watch Rep. Scott’s speech, click the video above. On Monday evening, the House passed H.R. 4747, legislation to designate the United States Postal Service facility located at 6691 Church Street in Riverdale, Georgia, as the “Major Gregory E. Barney Post Office Building.” The bill was introduced in March by Congressman Scott and... Read more

  • U.S. House to vote to rename Riverdale Post Office after fallen officer Major Greg Barney
    Posted in Blog on May 20, 2016 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House of Representatives will hold a full vote on H.R. 4747, a bipartisan resolution introduced by Congressman David Scott (GA-13) to rename the Riverdale Post Office after fallen Riverdale police officer Major Greg Barney, on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Who: Congressman David Scott Congressman Lynn Westmoreland Members of Georgia’s Congressional delegation What: Floor Statements and Full House Vote on H.R. 4747 - Renaming the Riverdale Post Office as the ‘‘Major Gregory E. Barney... Read more

  • Rep. David Scott announces bill to name Riverdale Post Office after fallen officer clears House Committee, heads to House Floor for Full Vote
    Posted in Press Release on May 17, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform passed the bipartisan resolution (H.R. 4747) he introduced to rename the Riverdale, Georgia Post Office in honor of fallen police officer Major Gregory Barney. The bill will now head to the House Floor for a full vote on Monday, May 23, 2016. Congressman Scott and members of the Georgia Congressional delegation are also expected to speak on Monday on the House Floor in support of the bill... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces Winners of Thirteenth District Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    Today Congressman David Scott announced the winners of his 14th Annual Congressional Art Competition during a special presentation at the Douglas County Courthouse. Francisco Vazquez, who attends McEachern High School, was awarded first place for his work “I Love Oranges.” As the winner, Mr. Vazquez’s work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year along with the first place artwork from other congressional districts around the U.S. He also won a $12,000 scholarship from the Savannah Col... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Honor Students at 14th Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Blog on April 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Congressman David Scott will host a special presentation to honor all participating students of his 14th Annual Congressional High School Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. To date, Congressman Scott has awarded over $392,000 in scholarships to local student artists. During the ceremony, the top winners of the competition will be announced. The first place entry from Congressman Scott’s district will join other first place winners from around the country and be dis... Read more

  • 2016 Service Academy Day - April 30
    Posted in Blog on April 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    SERVICE ACADEMY DAY REGISTRATION Service Academy Day is Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 - 11:30 am at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. Academy Day Poster Each and every person in your party must complete a registration form online. You MUST register by 5:00 pm on April 22, 2016 by registering online at Academy Day Registration Web Form or by calling Nancy Brooks at 770.661.0999. The registration deadline is April 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Persons who have not completely registered, including date of birth, wi... Read more