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Scott Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition

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Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his office is accepting submissions for the 18th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. High school students who live or attend school in Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for the competition. In 1982, the Congressional Art Competition was created to showcase the artistic talents of young p... Read More »

Chairman Scott, Ranking Member Scott Statement Following Meeting with European Financial Regulatory Body

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House Agriculture Committee’s Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee Chair David Scott and Ranking Member Austin Scott, both of Georgia, issued the following statement Thursday after meeting with financial market regulators from the European Commission (EC) to discuss new amendments to the European Union’s European Market Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR 2.2) that could potentially s... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bill to Boost Research, Education, and Awareness Funding for Endometrial Cancer

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Today, Congressman David Scott was joined by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-At Large) in introducing H.R. 5794, the Endometrial Cancer Research and Education Act of 2020 to expand federal research on endometrial cancer and to increase awareness among patients and health care providers. The Endometrial Cancer Research and Education Act would authorize $500,000 annually from fiscal years 20... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Legislation to Increase Apprenticeship Opportunities for Young African Americans

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Yesterday, Congressman David Scott introduced H.R. 5748, the Jobs, On-the-Job ‘Earn While You Learn’ Training, and Apprenticeships for Young African Americans Act of 2020. H.R. 5748 encourages the U.S. Department of Labor to work with African American organizations and labor unions to recruit and hire young African Americans in registered apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship programs offer hand... Read More »

$12 million in free money to help with troubled mortgages

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By Dana Fowle, FOX 5 Atlanta Would you like free money to pay your mortgage? Well, read on to see if you qualify. There’s $12 million dollars in help out there, but there’s also a hard deadline to apply for it: March 31st, 2020. But first, let's go back to 2008, 2009. Banks, Wall Street -- they were getting bail-outs, but families were losing their homes, so in 2010 the US Treasury disbursed $2.8 ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Announces 2020 Military Academy Nominations

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Today Congressman David Scott announced the names of nineteen students from Georgia’s Thirteenth District who have been nominated for admission to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Military Academy at West Point, Naval Academy, or Merchant Marine Academy. Congressman Scott will present congressional nominations to the students during a special ceremony on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at B... Read More »

2020 1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle is Now Open

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Program Overview The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will be appointed using the Schedule A(r) authority (5 CFR 213.3202) and... Read More »

Congressman Scott Votes to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

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Today, Congressman David Scott voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which will help bring down the cost of prescription drugs and level the playing field for American patients who are paying more for their medicines than patients in other countries. This bill gives Medicare the power to negotiate directly with drug companies and allows private health insurance com... Read More »

Chairman Scott Opening Statement at Hearing to Review Credit Conditions

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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 hearing to review credit conditions: [As Prepared for Delivery] "Good morning and thank you for being here today as we look to review credit conditions. "Our farmers are facing challenging times. From trade wars, weather events, low commodity prices... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Votes to Fund Pay Raise for Military Servicemembers, Strengthen National Security

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following statement in support of S. 1790, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020: "I am proud to vote in support of the bipartisan FY2020 NDAA Conference bill, which provides $738 billion for the U.S. Department of Defense. Our troops and their families deserve the best compensation, care, and benefits available, and securin... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Applauds Historic Passage of FUTURE Act, $255M HBCU Funding

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Today, Congressman David Scott provided the following statement applauding passage of H.R. 5363, the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act: "I was proud to join my colleagues in Congress in passing the FUTURE Act. This important bipartisan legislation provides $255 million in mandatory funds to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) who graduate one-quarter... Read More »

Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Ethylene Oxide Statement on U.S. EPA Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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The Bipartisan Congressional Ethylene Oxide Task Force released the following statement on the EPA’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for use of ethylene oxide by commercial sterilizers: The EPA’s announcement is an important, yet long overdue step toward issuing stricter regulations of ethylene oxide (EtO) to keep our communities safe. Three years ago, the EPA reclassified EtO as a known ca... Read More »

Congressman Scott Supports Passage of Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following statement upon passage of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 by 228 Members in the U.S. House of Representatives today: "I am a proud supporter of the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 so future Georgian voters are protected from flawed and oppressive voting procedures. H.R. 4 reinstates important provisions of the Voting Ri... Read More »

Chairman Scott Opening Statement at Hearing to Review Credit Conditions in Rural America

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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 subcommittee hearing to review credit conditions in rural America: [As Prepared for Delivery] "Good morning and thank you for joining us at today’s hearing to review credit conditions in rural America. With us is Glen Smith, Chairman and CEO of the ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Leads Letter to Georgia Secretary of State Condemning Voter Roll Purges

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13), along with U.S. Representatives John Lewis (GA-5), Sanford Bishop (GA-2), Hank Johnson (GA-4) and Lucy McBath (GA-6) sent a letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger expressing their strong opposition to Georgia plans to purge 330,000 voter registrations. See the signed version of the letter here and read the text below: The Honorable Brad Raffe... Read More »

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