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Congressman David Scott Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Underbanked Communities

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) introduced legislation to better address the needs of “under-banked, un-banked, and underserved” communities in America. The Improving Access to Traditional Banking Act of 2019 will direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to thoroughly investigate and report to Congress recommendations on how to lessen Americans’ reliance on non-traditional bank... Read More »

Representatives David Scott and Dr. Roger Marshall Introduce Endometriosis Awareness Month Resolution

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Representatives David Scott (D-GA-13) and Dr. Roger Marshall (R-KS-01) recently led a bipartisan group of 14 House Members to introduce H. Res. 118. This resolution expresses support for the designation of March 2019 as Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis impacts 1 in 10 women of reproductive age in the United States and an estimated 200 million women worldwide. “It is an honor to work wi... Read More »

Congressman Scott Announces 17th Annual Congressional Art Competition for High School Artists

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Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his 17th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, is open for Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District. 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 competition. The Congressional Art Competition was created in 1982 as... Read More »

Douglas County Sentinel: Scott nominates five students from Douglas Co. for military academies

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Five students from Douglas County were recognized at a ceremony Saturday hosted by U.S. Congressman David Scott with nominations to attend one of the nation’s military service academies. Scott, a Democrat, represents Georgia's 13th Congressional District, which covers all of Douglas County. The congressman hosts the ceremony every year and this year nominated 23 students from across the 13th Distr... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Floor Statement Raising Awareness for Sickle Cell Anemia Disease

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) took to the House Floor to deliver the following remarks to raise awareness for sickle cell anemia disease: “Thank you very much, Madam Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen, I rise today to honor the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for their extraordinary work in fighting sickle cell anemia disease and providing comprehensive medical care for thousands of children i... Read More »

Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2019 Military Academy Ceremony

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On Saturday, February 2, 2019, Congressman David Scott will host a special ceremony to honor 23 exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District with nominations to attend one of our national military service academies. WHAT: Congressman Scott will formally present congressional nominations to 23 students seeking appointments to attend to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorad... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Named Chair of House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was elected to chair the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit. “I am proud to be named Chairman once again of such an influential subcommittee within the Agriculture Committee,” said Scott. “The Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit Subcommittee provides oversight of commodity markets and their regulator, the Commodity Futu... Read More »

Congressman David Scott to Host 16th Annual Jobs Fair on April 10th

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Today Congressman David Scott announced that he will host his 16th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill open positions in technology, banking, law enforcement, manufacturing, healthcare and more. Register here now! Special opportunities include: U.S. Depar... Read More »

Congressman David Scott to Host 15th Annual Health Fair - Saturday, August 10th

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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. The Health Fair will provide vital health screenings and information at no cost from our region’s best healthcare providers and advocacy organizations. Free health screenings incl... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Floor Remarks Supporting Bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong support of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 – Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. "Thank you very much Mr. Speaker. Ladies and Gentlemen this is a great farm bill. There’s so much in it, so many great things. But in this farm bill is... Read More »

Congressman Scott, Senator Perdue Secure Funding For HBCU Agriculture Scholarships

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U.S. Representative David Scott (D-GA-13) and U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), both members of the Bipartisan Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, have secured funding in the 2018 Farm Bill for agriculture-focused scholarships at Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities across the country. “This is Historic. A glorious example of bipartisanship... Read More »

Congressman David Scott & Georgia Democratic Delegation Denounce "Exact Match" Voter Suppression Efforts, Urge DOJ to Protect Voting Rights for 53,000 Georgians

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) joined Georgia Democratic Representatives John Lewis, Sanford Bishop and Hank Johnson to deliver a strong letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemning Georgia’s “Exact Match” law and urging him to immediately enforce voting rights laws and protect the constitutional right to vote for 53,000 Georgians whose registrations have been placed on hold. "This b... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Invites Thirteenth District Students to Apply for Service Academy Nominations

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Today Congressman David Scott announced that his office is currently accepting applications from Thirteenth District students interested in attending a service academy. A congressional nomination is required for students to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point or U.S. Naval Academy. “Each year I am honored to recognize the best and br... Read More »

Resources to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

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Based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Florence to track southward after making landfall, an emergency declaration has been issued for all 159 counties in Georgia. Potential threats include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, flooding, and tornadoes. I encourage you to take precautions now for the inland effects of the storm. Here are a few resources to help you prepare: Be Informed Stay ahead of ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Opening Statement at 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement at the first public meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee: Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s opening remarks. “Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. We’re here at a very historic time. As we grapple with our Farm Bill, we are also faced with devastating trade situations and our farmers are experiencing a high... Read More »

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