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

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  • 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

  • WXIA 11 Alive: Thousands attend job fair
    Posted in Blog on April 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    By Jon Shirek and Julie Wolfe , WXIA 10:27 PM. GMT April 01, 2016 COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (WXIA) -- Thousands of job seekers jammed the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park Friday for the annual jobs fair organized by Metro Atlanta Congressman David Scott. And among the employers who are hiring -- Homeland Security agencies, looking for people to help fight the war on terror. Officer Arrisia Sims of U.S. Customs and Border Protection was there with some of her fellow officers trying... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces 13th Annual Jobs Fair - April 1, 2016
    Posted in Press Release on March 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Small Business, Labor & Employment, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 13th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 1, 2016, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center, located at 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA 30337 . This year Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair is teaming up with the following federal and state agencies: U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) and Atlanta VA Medical Center to provide special employment, health and benefits resources for veterans; U.S. S... Read more

  • Small Business Forums at the Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on March 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business

    Are you interested in starting or growing your own business? The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Georgia District Office will host small business forums at the upcoming Jobs Fair. Similar forums at the Jobs Fair last year were very popular with attendees. Please use the registration links below to register for any SBA module(s) you would like to attend, as seating is limited. You must register for each session separately Overview of SBA Programs and Services - This module, presented by... Read more

  • Jobs and Growth in the Thirteenth District
    Posted in Blog on March 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business

    Congressman David Scott is focused on economic development and job creation in the Thirteenth Congressional District. He has consistently supported pro-growth laws, met with business and labor leaders, and is hosting an upcoming annual jobs fair on Friday, April 1. Legislation - in 2015, Congressman David Scott supported several important new laws that will help grow the economy in the 13th Congressional District. Transportation - Congressman Scott voted for the FAST Act to fund federal transpor... Read more