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

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  • South Fulton Student Wins 2017 Thirteenth Congressional District Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    On Saturday, Congressman David Scott hosted his 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition and Awards Ceremony at the Douglas County Courthouse. With community leaders and members in attendance, Congressman Scott honored all participating students in the 2017 competition and announced the winners during the special presentation. Christian Alexander, from Langston Hughes High School, won first place for his work “Higher Vibrations.” As the top winner, Christian’s work will be displayed in the U.S.... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Honor Students at 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    On Saturday, May 13, 2017, Congressman David Scott will honor student participants and the top winner of his 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition. WHO: Congressman David Scott; the Douglas County Board of Commissioners; Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville; community members; and high school students from Alexander, Arlington Christian, Charles Drew, Douglas County, Dutchtown, Eagles Landing, Eagles Landing Christian Academy, His Masters Voice, Jonesboro, Langston Hughes, McEachern, Mundy’... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott invites students to participate in 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, for Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District. High school students who reside in or attend a public, private or home school in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for the competition. The Congressional Art Competition was created in 1982 as a way to showcase the artistic talents of young people throughout the country. To date, Congressman David S... Read more

  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    Posted in Blog on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Crime and Gang Violence

    As the month of April comes to an end, let us never forget the importance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Every 98 seconds, another American falls victim to a sexual assault, yet many perpetrators walk free. It is imperative that we protect survivors while also finding ways to prevent these despicable attacks from happening in the future. We celebrate SAAM to show that we, like many others, will speak out against sexual assault and continue to do the work to fight such devastating crim... Read more

  • Congressmen Scott and Pittenger Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Clarify Commercial Real Estate Lending Rules
    Posted in Blog on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    Today, Congressman David Scott (D-GA) and Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) introduced bipartisan legislation to clarify and improve certain regulations which have created confusion and unnecessary costs in commercial real estate lending. In January 2015, the Federal Reserve and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency adopted regulatory capital rules related to “high volatility commercial real estate” (HVCRE). Despite repeated requests from community banks, other financial institutions, and ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 14th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. 145 of Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 6,000 openings and include the complete list of participants below. Register here now! Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair will also include: U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) Atlanta Regional Benefits Office and Atlanta VA Medical Center to prov... Read more

  • Small Business Forum at 2017 Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business

    Thinking of starting or growing your own business? The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Georgia District Office will host a Small Business Forum, comprised of several entrepreneurial seminars, at Congressman David Scott’s Jobs Fair on Friday, April 28. You Must Register for Each of the Following Sessions 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. 9:00-9:30 Sign-... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Statement on Passing of Kenneth Spearman
    Posted in Press Release on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott released the following statement on the recent passing of Kenneth Spearman, the first black Chairman of the Board of the Farm Credit Administration: “On last evening, we all received the unfortunate news of the passing of Mr. Kenneth Spearman, a man who came along at the right time, was in the right place, and was doing the right thing. The great philosopher Aristotle was once asked, “Aristotle what does it take to be a great man?” And Aristotle said, “In order to b... Read more

  • 2017 Academy Day Registration
    Posted in Blog on March 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Join the Office of Congressman David Scott, Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, & the Members of Georgia’s Congressional Delegation to meet representatives of America’s Service Academies. Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Hangar 5 Marietta, GA 30069 REGISTER NOW Each and every person in your party must complete a registration form online. The registration deadline is April 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Persons who have not completely registered, including date... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
    Posted in Blog on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship Established in the year 2000 in honor of the late Curtis Mayfield, this scholarship was developed to ensure that students pursuing performing arts careers receive financial assistance to achieve their goals. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarship applications and requirements are available online at www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-scholarships.html. ALL completed applications and mater... Read more