DAVID SCOTT - CONGRESSMAN, REPRESENTING GEORGIA'S 13TH DISTRICT

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Congressman David Scott Denounces Dangerous Republican Tax Reform Bill
November 16, 2017
Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to the Republican tax reform bill. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Madam Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Neal. I appreciate this time. My heart is heavy tonight, and it is heavy because we are faced with the absolute, most dangerous, destructive, and deceitful tax reform bill in the history of this Congress. Now, let me tell you why. On the other side, you have heard... More
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Statement Opposing 21st Century Flood Reform Act
November 14, 2017
Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Rep. Scott: Thank you ranking member Waters. First, it is very important for us to understand that flooding, Mr. Speaker, is no longer just a coastal lawmaker's problem. Flooding is now running rampant in every part of our country. So I think that every member on the floor today, ev... More
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Congressman David Scott Urges Immediate Reauthorization of Children's Health Insurance Program
October 17, 2017
Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) called for Congress to take immediate action and implement a 5 year reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which expired September 30. CHIP provides health care for 8.9 million children across the U.S, including over 130,000 kids covered through Georgia’s CHIP program, PeachCare for Kids. “With the House currently in recess for 10 days, no vote on CHIP reauthorization has been scheduled in the House or Senate and 17 days have alre... More
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Scott Statement on Trump Sabotaging Healthcare for Millions of Americans
October 13, 2017
Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it will end cost-sharing reduction payments: “This week, President Trump took unprecedented steps to sabotage healthcare affordability for all Americans. And last night, hours after Trump signed an executive order undermining the ACA, he struck another blow that will increase premiums and out-of-pocket costs for millions of Americans by refusing to pay the ACA’s cost-sharing subsidies. I... More
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Scott Urges HUD Secretary to Stand Up and Fight for CDBG Program
October 12, 2017
Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) urged U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to stand up and fight to protect the CDBG program from elimination during the full House Financial Services Committee Hearing. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s exchange with Secretary Carson. Transcript of the exchange is included below: Rep. Scott: Secretary Carson, tell me, why do you think President Trump asked you to be Secretary of HUD? Carson: Probably because b... More
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