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Congressman David Scott Announces Winners, Awards Scholarships for 2021 Congressional District Art Competition

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Georgia’s 13th Congressional District. David Tenga, a senior at Langston Hughes High School, earned first place for his submission “Lady,” a digital drawing of a fantasy landscape which will be displayed in the Tunnel of the Cannon House Office Building for the next year. Congressman David Sc... Read More »

Congressman David Scott (GA-13) Requests $23 million for Five Transportation and Infrastructure Projects in his 13th Congressional District in metro Atlanta

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Once authorized by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, this Member Designated Project funding will be included in the surface transportation reauthorization legislation anticipated this Congress. The following projects were requested and submitted by Congressman David Scott: 1. Cobb County: East West Connector Corridor Improvement; $4.5 million 2. Douglas County: I-20 at Chap... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Statement on President Biden's Joint Address to Congress

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Congressman David Scott issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress: “Last night’s Joint Address to Congress from President Biden made it abundantly clear that the Biden-Harris Administration is going to work with Congress to get results for all Americans,” said Congressman Scott. “I was especially pleased to hear President Biden’s commitment to addres... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Statement on the Passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings

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Today, Congressman David Scott issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings: “I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my colleague, Congressman Alcee Hastings. He was a very effective leader in Congress, and an extraordinary Congressman who was a strong voice for his Florida constituents and the people of our great Nation. He was a very valued friend and a hel... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Issues Statement on New Georgia Voter Suppression Laws

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Today, Congressman David Scott issued the following statement on Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signing elections bill SB 202 into law: “SB 202 is a terrible bill that harks back to the years of Jim Crow, and it is truly unconscionable that in this day and age Georgia State Legislators would attempt to disenfranchise eligible voters,” Congressman Scott stated. ### Read More »

Congressman David Scott Applauds Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was joined by Democrats in the House of Representatives in voting to pass the American Rescue Plan, providing critical support to the millions of families, workers, and communities suffering from the coronavirus pandemic. Congressman Scott, who serves as Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, ushered through $5 billion in critical assistance to provide ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bill to Aid Homeowners Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Today, Congressman David Scott introduced the Coronavirus Homeowner Assistance Act of 2021, legislation creating a Homeowner Assistance Fund to aid homeowners harmed by the global coronavirus pandemic. This legislation, which would provide $10 billion in funding to states, territories, and the District of Columbia, delivers essential mortgage financial assistance and utility financial assistance f... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Hosts Follow-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Event

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Today, Congressman David Scott was joined by Clayton County Senior Services and Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services at Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro, GA to distribute the second round of 500 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to 500 Clayton County residents ages 65 and older. “It is imperative that all patients return to receive the second dose of the vaccine to get the most protec... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Announces 18th Annual Congressional Art Competition

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Today, Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced that his office is accepting submissions for the 18th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. High school students who live or attend school in Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for the competition. Student submissions for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition must be delivered to Congress... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass the American Rescue Plan to Provide Vital COVID Relief

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan in order to provide critical support to the millions of families, workers, and communities suffering from the coronavirus pandemic, while delivering the resources needed to keep states and municipalities investing in local economic growth. “This bill provides relief for hungry people and for our agricultural p... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Hosts 19th Annual U.S. Service Academy Nomination Ceremony

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) virtually hosted the 19th Annual U.S. Service Academy Nominations Ceremony for Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District. A congressional nomination is required for students to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Twenty-four students were nominated in this year’s ceremon... Read More »

Congressmen David Scott, Ritchie Torres, and Mondaire Jones Introduce Legislation to Support At-risk LGBTQ Youth

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Today, Congressmen David Scott (GA-13), Ritchie Torres (NY-15), and Mondaire Jones (NY-17) filed legislation to strengthen America’s child welfare system and support at-risk LGBTQ youth. The Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act will better align federal support programs and prevention strategies to protect vulnerable children from abuse and neglect. “Black and Hispanic LGBTQ youth, in particular, experience... Read More »

Reps. David Scott and Jenniffer González-Colón Introduce Resolution Designating March 2021 as Endometriosis Awareness Month

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Today, U.S. Representatives David Scott (GA-13) and Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR), led a bipartisan group of members in reintroducing a resolution expressing support for the designation of March 2021 as Endometriosis Awareness Month. “The general lack of awareness and early detection of endometriosis has consequentially contributed to delayed diagnoses for millions of women. Increased awareness ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott and Georgia Delegation Express Concerns About Recent Voting Legislation in State House and Senate

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Today, Congressman David Scott led members of the Georgia delegation in a letter to Georgia Speaker of the House Ralston and Georgia Senate Majority Leader Dugan expressing their profound concerns with recently introduced legislation relating to voting procedures. “We are pleased that after many recounts and certifications, claims of widespread voter fraud were soundly rejected,” said Scott. “And ... Read More »

Chairman Scott Applauds Passage of Budget Reconciliation Language

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Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott of Georgia expressed his support for the passage of the Agriculture and Nutrition title of the FY2021 Budget Reconciliation package out of the House Agriculture Committee last night following mark-up of the language. “I am pleased that these very important provisions have been passed through the Committee, and I thank the Committee Members f... Read More »

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