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Congressman David Scott Bill on Financial Inclusion Advances from Financial Services Committee

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Today, the Financial Services Committee voted 55-0 to advance H.R. 4067, the Financial Inclusion in Banking Act, out of Committee for consideration by the full House of Representatives. Earlier this year, Congressman David Scott (D-GA) and Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) introduced this bill to promote greater inclusion in our nation’s financial system. H.R. 4067 would empower the Consumer Financial... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Legislation to Promote CFTC Diversity

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Today, Congressman David Scott, a senior member of the House Committee on Agriculture, introduced H.R. 4257, legislation to establish an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Dodd-Frank’s passage in 2010 established Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion at the financial regulatory agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Fe... Read More »

Thousands attend annual health fair in Clayton County sponsored by Congressman David Scott

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By Jerry Jackson Special to the Clayton News Aug 13, 2019 JONESBORO - More than 2,000 Clayton County residents came seeking advice and attention from physicians and medical providers who dispensed services at the 15th annual Health Fair hosted by Congressman David Scott Saturday at Mundy’s Mill High School. The fair offered residents of all ages an opportunity to connect with various services, hea... Read More »

Congressman David Scott to Host 15th Annual Health Fair

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Congressman David Scott will host the 15th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9am - 2pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School, located at 9652 Fayetteville Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30238. Free health screenings include exams for: breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, uterine fibroid, mental health, vision, glaucoma, dental, ort... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Demands Transparency about Health Risks for Smyrna Residents Exposed to Toxic Chemicals

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following statement regarding reports of dangerous emission actions by the Sterigenics facility in Smyrna, Ga.: “The health of the people in our community is priority number one for me,” said Congressman Scott. “I am alarmed by recent reports of the Sterigenics plant emitting dangerous levels of a toxic, cancer-causing chemical into the air. This... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve Financial Inclusion

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Congressman David Scott (D-GA) and Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) recently introduced legislation to promote greater inclusion in our nation’s financial system. H.R. 4067, the Financial Inclusion in Banking Act, would empower the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Community Affairs to play the lead coordination role in investigating factors preventing financial inclusion. Under this l... Read More »

Scott Bill to Preserve VA Home Loan Affordability Becomes Law

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Today, the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act was signed into law by the President. This bipartisan piece of legislation was introduced in the House by Congressman David Scott with Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) on the House Financial Services Committee and Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Andy Barr (R-KY) of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, as well as in the Senate by Sens. Kyrsten Sine... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Resolution Designating July as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month

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Today, Congressman David Scott, along with Congresswomen Robin Kelly (IL-2), Marcia Fudge (OH-11), Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large), and Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-At Large) introduced H.Res. 488, designating July 2019 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. By highlighting the importance of and increasing awareness about uterine fibroids, this resolution also contributes to efforts to reduce stagge... Read More »

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing on Building Opportunity in Rural America through Affordable, Reliable and High-Speed Broadband

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House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following remarks at Thursday’s hearing on building opportunity in rural America through affordable, reliable and high-speed broadband. [As Prepared for Delivery] “Good Morning and welcome to today’s hearing of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit... Read More »

Honoring the Extraordinary Life of Maggie Katie Brown Kidd, Georgia's Oldest Living Resident

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Today Congressman David Scott provided the following Extension of Remarks for the Congressional Record to celebrate the life and legacy of Riverdale resident Maggie Katie Brown-Kidd: Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor the life of an extraordinary Georgian, of Ms. Maggie Katie Brown-Kidd. Ms. Kidd, the youngest of 12 children, was born on December 8, 1904, to William and Lucy Brown. While she sp... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Keep Mortgages Affordable for Veterans

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Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1988, the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019. This bipartisan piece of legislation, introduced by Congressman David Scott with Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) of the Financial Services Committee and Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Andy Barr (R-KY) of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, provides a technical fix critical to maintaining liquidity ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bill to Make Flood Insurance More Affordable for Americans

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) introduced H.R.3146, the Fair Flood Insurance Act, to improve flood insurance affordability by allowing consumers the option of paying flood insurance premiums in monthly installments, rather than as a large lump sum. For Americans burdened by costly premiums, the option to make regular monthly payments can provide much-needed... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Statement on House Republicans Blocking Bipartisan Senate Disaster Relief Bill

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement after House Republicans objected to passage of the $19.1 billion disaster relief bill adopted overwhelmingly by the Senate: “It’s a shame and a disgrace. It’s so unfair to our farmers and to the people of this great nation who have suffered from natural disasters of devastating floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and more. ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Statement at Committee Markup on Legislation Ensuring Affordable Mortgages for Veterans

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement at a full House Financial Services Committee Markup on H.R. 1988, the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019. Sponsored by Congressman Scott and Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Andy Barr (R-KY), the bipartisan legislation provides a technical fix critical to maintaining liquidity in the veteran home loan market ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Supporting Development of Makerspaces at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was joined by Co-Chair of the Makers Caucus, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), and Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) in introducing H.R. 2518, the Making Advances Kinetic Education, Research, and Skills Act or The MAKERS Act. The MAKERS Act directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive grants to institutions of higher education to research or develop maker... Read More »

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