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13th District Update |March 9, 2016
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Congressman David Scott, Representing Georgia's 13th District

Jobs Fair and More - April 1

Congressman Scott's annual jobs fair will be held on Friday, April 1, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center, located at 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA 30337.

In addition to the jobs fair, other services will be available including: benefits and health resources for veterans, HomeSafe Georgia mortgage assistance, step-by-step guidance on applying for federal jobs through USAJobs.gov, and a Small Business Forum, led by the SBA and providing information for entrepreneurs on start-up basics, access to capital, federal and state procurement contracts, and film industry opportunities. For a full list of employers that will attend and services available, click this link.  
                                      


Millions Recouped for Constituents in 2015

Each year, Congressman Scott's office responds to thousands of requests from constituents. In 2015, Congressman Scott's office helped over 1,200 constituents with casework dealing with government agencies. In addition, his office was able to help constituents save over $2.6 million and bring over $8.6 million in grants assistance. To learn more about casework assistance or grants, click here.                                                       


Congressional Art Competition for High School Students


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 Congressional Art Competition. To date, Congressman Scott has awarded over $392,000 in scholarships to local student winners of his annual art competition.
 
Entries must be received in either Congressman Scott's Smyrna or Jonesboro District Office by Monday, April 11, 2016.  Students may obtain entry forms and official guidelines from Congressman Scott’s Office and their high school art teachers. 


Library of Congress Resources for Teachers

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Check out their special page for teachers at: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/

                                                

Assistance Filing Taxes

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. To find an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide location near you, click this link 

Through Free File, all taxpayers who made $62,000 or less in 2015 can visit www.IRS.gov/freefile to prepare and e-file their federal tax returns at no cost. About 100 million Americans – or 70 percent of taxpayers – are eligible. In addition, Free File offers a basic e-filing service for everyone, regardless of income. Taxpayers can also use Free File to e-file an extension.

Free File is made possible through a public-private partnership between the IRS and the Free File Alliance, a non-profit coalition of leading tax software companies. To learn more about the program, visit www.freefilealliance.org
                                                       

Social Media Photo Contest - 13th District

Congressman Scott has launched his cover photo contest. If you or someone you know takes great photos of District 13, please send a high resolution picture with your name and where you’re from to Photos.DavidScott@mail.house.gov  All images must be of Georgia District 13, high resolution and taken by a resident of GA-13. 

                                                       
Upcoming Events


March 24 - Congressman Scott speaks at the South Fulton Chamber of Commerce lunch. 11:00-1:30 at the Westin in College Park.
                                                                                                               
March 29 - Congressman Scott speaks on a panel about Iran at the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, D.C.  

April 1 - Congressman Scott hosts the annual Jobs Fair at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center, Concourse Atlanta, GA 30337

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You can also connect with Congressman Scott via Facebook, YouTubeTwitter or LinkedIn


                                                                                                              


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