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

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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 »

Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Health Fair, August 11, 2018

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Congressman David Scott will host the 14th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 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 Urges Republicans on Financial Services Committee to get Serious about Homelessness

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement during the House Financial Services Committee Full Markup hearing. Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman Scott's Remarks “You know this amazing, even the American people who are perhaps watching this know that when you increase your family with more children you’re obviousl... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Named to 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, has been selected to serve on the conference committee on the 2018 Farm Bill. The conference committee will be tasked with reconciling the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill. “I am honored to serve on the conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill,” said Congressman David Scott. “This hi... Read More »

Scott Statement on Trade War’s Devastating Impact on Georgia at Hearing with Treasury Secretary

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement during the House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the International Financial System.” Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Exchange with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin MR. SCOTT: “Thank you very much... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Statement on Forced Family Separations

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s forced family separation policy: “I strongly condemn and stand against the Trump Administration’s cruel policy of separating children, some as young as 4-months old, from their families at the U.S. border with Mexico. It is immoral and inhumane to use children as leverage and a political bargainin... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Announces Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists

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On Friday, June 1, 2018, the Office of Congressman David Scott will cohost the Georgia Congressional Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists, along with other offices in the Georgia delegation, including: Senator Johnny Isakson, Senator David Perdue, Rep. Karen Handel (GA-6), Rep. Rob Woodall (GA-7), and Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11). If you are a veteran or reservist looking for employment: CLICK... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Statement Condemning the 2018 Farm Bill

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement strongly condemning the 2018 Farm Bill and its failure to fully support America’s 1890s Land Grant African American Colleges and Universities. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman David Scott’s Remarks “Mr. Chairman, let me make it very clear from the very beginning that this is a... Read More »

McEachern Student Mahagoni Bracey Named First Place Winner of Thirteenth District Congressional Art Competition

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Today Congressman David Scott hosted his 16th Annual Congressional Art Competition and Awards Ceremony at the Douglas County Courthouse. With community leaders and members in attendance, Congressman Scott recognized all participating students in the 2018 competition and announced the top winners. Mahagoni Bracey, from McEachern High School, won first place for her work “Focus.” As the top winner, ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Honors Former Governor Zell Miller with Tribute on House Floor

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Tonight Congressman David Scott joined members of the Georgia Congressional delegation during a Special Order Hour on the House Floor to pay tribute to the life and legacy of former Georgia Senator and Governor Zell Miller. A video link to view Congressman Scott's remarks is enclosed below. Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman David Scott’s Rema... Read More »