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Congressman Scott Urges Legislative Action to Strengthen SNAP & Fight Hunger During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) recently joined 160 members of Congress in a letter urging congressional leadership to address rising food insecurity and unprecedented demand at food banks by strengthening the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). “Families across Georgia are overwhelmed by record job losses, health strains and rising grocery costs during this pandemic,” stated Congres... Read More »

Congressman Scott Sponsors Resolution Recognizing July 2020 as Fibroids Awareness Month

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Today, Congressman David Scott announced his sponsorship of H.Res. 1040, a resolution recognizing July 2020 as Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month. “Thousands of women in Georgia and millions more across the country are affected by uterine fibroids, which represent one of the most prevalent reproductive health problems in the United States today,” said Scott. “In fact, by age 50, roughly 70% of White ... Read More »

Scott Votes to Invest $1.5 Trillion to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) voted to pass H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, bold legislation to invest more than $1.5 trillion in modern, sustainable infrastructure across the country. “Today, I proudly joined my colleagues to pass the Moving Forward Act to give Georgia families and businesses the vital infrastructure investments they deserve,” Rep. Scott stated. “As our nation continues ... Read More »

Spanberger, Scott, Plaskett Welcome Select Committee’s Climate Report

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Three House Agriculture Subcommittee Chairs issued a statement today in response to introduction of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis’ report, Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America. Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee Chair Abigail Spanberger of Virginia; Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Cr... Read More »

Rep. David Scott Urges Passage of Coronavirus Emergency Aid for American Homeowners and Renters

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) took the House Floor and delivered remarks urging swift passage of H.R. 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act, to help homeowners and renters address the dire housing needs arising due to the pandemic. Enclosed below are a video and transcript of his remarks: Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott's remarks on H.R. 7301. Transcript “T... Read More »

Congressman Scott Cosponsors Bill to Ensure Safe Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Today, Congressman David Scott announced his co-sponsorship of H.R. 6807, the VoteSafe Act, critical legislation to safeguard the fundamental right to vote for eligible Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The VoteSafe Act would authorize $5 billion in federal grants to expand vote-by-mail and early voting and to improve the safety of in-person voting during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The b... Read More »

Chairman Scott, Ranking Member Scott Welcome Actions to Clarify EU Supervisory Oversight of U.S.-Based Clearing Houses

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In response to the delegated acts published Thursday by the European Commission as part of the European Market Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR 2.2), which would clarify European Union (EU) regulations relating to U.S.-based central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) operating in the EU, House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Chair David Scott of Georgia and Ran... Read More »

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Bipartisan Roundtable Discussion with CFTC Chairman

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House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's virtual roundtable with Chairman Heath Tarbert of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission: “I am happy and proud that this is the first House Agriculture subcommittee roundtable since the coronavirus altered the lives of those on this subcommittee a... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Announces $53.3M for Thirteenth District Health Care Providers Fighting COVID-19

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded over $53 million for health centers and hospitals located in the Thirteenth District. Specifically, HHS awarded $49,976,090 to Thirteenth District hospitals working to combat the coronavirus pandemic and $3,385,275 to help health centers expand COVID-19 testing. The grants were funded as... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Measure Supporting Small Businesses in Georgia

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Congressman David Scott voted today to pass H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, to quickly fix urgent issues with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) facing small business owners in Georgia and across the U.S. as a result of the coronavirus. The bipartisan bill passed in the House by a vote of 417-1. “I have heard from dozens of small business owners across the Thirteenth... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Announces $587,769 Awarded to Thirteenth District Public Safety Agencies

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), through the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), awarded $587,769 in grants to public safety agencies in the Thirteenth District to help prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. The grants were funded as part of $850 million awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act’... Read More »

Scott Announces $7.7M in Emergency Community Development Aid for Thirteenth District

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $7,771,885 in federal grants to address the significant financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Clayton, Cobb, Fulton and Henry counties. The grants were funded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “As our communities continue to experience widespread e... Read More »

Congressman Scott Leads Colleagues in Recognizing the Tremendous Impact of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) introduced H.Res. 972, a resolution to recognize the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and designate the month of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month." 60 Members of the House have co-sponsored the bipartisan resolution, which represents a continued commitment to making PCOS, the most common endocrine disorder, a central focus in the 116th C... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass Critical Coronavirus Relief Legislation

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) voted to pass H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act, to provide critical relief addressing the public health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our communities, workers and families need help now to survive the coronavirus crisis,” said Congressman Scott. “We cannot hesitate while so many families in our communities are struggling or while many of our ... Read More »

Scott $75B Homeowner Assistance Bill Included in HEROES Coronavirus Relief Package

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Congressman David Scott, a Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, applauded the introduction of H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, in the House of Representatives as the next coronavirus relief package. Scott welcomed the inclusion of his legislative proposal to establish a $75 billion Homeowner Assistance Fund to offer relief to... Read More »

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