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

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  • Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on March 16, 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. Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 4,000 openings and include: Aflac, Athens-Clarke County Police Dept., AT&T, Chime Solutions, City of Fairburn, DHL Supply Chain, Diaz Foods, Dick's Sporting Goods, FedEx, FBI, GLOCK, Georgia Power, Kia Motors, Lowe’s, Six Flags Over Georgia, SunTr... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2017 Military Academy Ceremony
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Defense, Veterans

    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 ... 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

  • 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 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

  • Rep. David Scott Applauds Passage of Measure to Prevent Veteran Suicides
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congressman David Scott applauded the unanimous approval of H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. This bipartisan legislation will address the epidemic of suicide among our nation’s veterans. H.R. 203 also includes legislation introduced by Congressman Scott to expand tuition assistance for VA mental health professionals. “Ever since the scandals at the Atlanta VA have been exposed, I have been fighting to improve service at the VA,” Congressman Scott said.... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host Tenth Annual Health Fair - August 16
    Posted in Press Release on August 7, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Housing and Finance, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 10th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Mundy’s Mill High School. This event will feature free health screenings and information provided by the region’s leading healthcare providers and organizations. Free health screenings include: Prostate cancer PSA; Clinical breast cancer exams; HIV/ AIDS; Diabetes (glucose); Blood pressure; Asthma; Cholesterol; Mental health; Memory (Dementia); Sickle cell; Vision; Dental... Read more

  • VA culture needs bipartisan fix
    Posted in Press Release on August 7, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    By David A. Scott Published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ever since the Inspector General and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution exposed the scandalous care at the Atlanta VA, I have been fighting to improve services for our veterans. Last year, I toured the Atlanta VA with the Republican chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, to see the situation firsthand. But I did not need an IG report to tell me something was amiss. My district offices have experienced a spike in vete... Read more

  • VA Reforms Approved by Congress
    Posted in Press Release on July 31, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Last night, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3230, the The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 by a vote of 420-5. This wide-ranging bill expands a VA facility in Cobb County and includes legislation championed by Congressman Scott to recruit more mental health professionals and to allow for in-state tuition. “Ever since the scandals at the Atlanta VA have been exposed, I have been fighting to improve service at the VA,” Congressman Scott said. “Last year, I toured the... Read more