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

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  • House Committee to Hold Hearing on Scott Legislation to Provide $19 Million for 1890s Land-Grant University Student Scholarships
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. issued the following statements upon the announcement of the House Committee on Agriculture hearing on Scott’s bipartisan bill H.R. 6020, the Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890 Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act. “There is a tremendous need to increase the number of young African-Americans seeking careers in agriculture,” said Congressman Scott. “And th... Read more

  • Clayton News Daily: Jonesboro honors veterans
    Posted in Article on November 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    By Joe Adgie Updated Nov 11, 2016 JONESBORO — America’s veterans were honored Friday at a moving Veteran’s Day ceremony at Lee Street Park. The event, which featured U.S. Rep. David Scott as a guest speaker, honored living veterans of every conflict since World War II and every branch of the military. Joy Day, Jonesboro mayor, said the event was about valuing those that have served in the Armed Forces. “Today is about those who have served the cause of freedom, our beloved veterans,” Day said. “... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Veterans Day Service
    Posted in Blog on November 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    On Friday, November 11, 2016, Congressman David Scott will join leaders from the Jonesboro VFW Post 6330 Auxiliary, Jonesboro American Legion, city of Jonesboro and Clayton County to honor the service and sacrifice of 21.4 million American veterans across the country, including 751,763 in Georgia. WHO: Congressman David Scott Jonesboro VFW Post 6330 Auxiliary Jonesboro American Legion WHAT: 1st Annual Veterans Day Service WHEN: Friday, November 11, 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Lee Street Park 155 Lee Stree... Read more

  • Owe more on your mortgage than your home is worth?
    Posted in Blog on October 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    Don’t drown in your mortgage Do you owe more on your mortgage than your home is worth? A new, limited-time, federally funded state initiative called Underwater Georgia (www.underwatergeorgia.org) may be able to help. For eligible applicants, Underwater Georgia may be able to provide a one-time payment of up to $50,000 to reduce the principal balance on your home. From now until Oct. 18, visit underwatergeorgia.org to determine if you may qualify and begin a pre-application. Because demand for t... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott, U.S. Postal Service Announce Ceremony Renaming Riverdale Post Office in honor of Major Gregory E. Barney
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Congressman David Scott will join the Barney Family, U.S. postal officials, and members of the community for a public ceremony designating the Riverdale Post Office Church Street Station in honor of fallen officer Major Gregory E. Barney. WHO: Congressman David Scott, the Barney Family, Senator Johnny Isakson, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland, U.S. Postal Service officials, Riverdale Mayor Evelyn Wynn-Dixon, Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner, Riverdale Po... Read more

  • Scott, Lewis, Conyers and Waters Urge Inclusive Search for New Atlanta Fed President
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance, Labor & Employment

    Reps. David Scott (D-GA), a senior member of the Financial Services Committee; John Lewis (D-GA), a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee; John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Member on the Judiciary Committee; and Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member on the Financial Services Committee, urged the Federal Reserve to conduct an inclusive, transparent search for the next President of the Reserve Bank of Atlanta, one that engages candidates from many diverse backgrounds. In a letter to Fed... Read more

  • 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