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Congressman Scott Providing Free Cobb-Douglas County Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on September 19th

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that he will provide free drive-thru COVID-19 testing and food distribution on Saturday, September 19th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Word of Faith Cathedral in Cobb County. “Our state is reeling from the severe health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic,” said Congressman Scott. “Robust testing is vital to flattening the spread of ... Read More »

Congressman Scott Celebrates Labor Day

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement today in recognition of Labor Day: “On Labor Day, we recognize the social and economic achievements of the American workforce throughout our nation’s history. Although this Labor Day may be far from normal, the ideals of our nation and our workforce remain sound. “From union laborers to essential workers, we honor the contributions o... Read More »

Congressman Scott Announces Military Academy Nomination Application Deadline

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Today, Congressman David Scott announced his office is accepting applications from Thirteenth District students seeking a congressional nomination for military academies. A congressional nomination is required for students to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. “Each year I have the honor of nominating exceptio... Read More »

McBath and Scott Encourage Support for Women Veterans at Cobb Multi-Specialty Clinic

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This week, Representatives Lucy McBath (GA-06) and David Scott (GA-13) released the response they received from Atlanta VA Medical Center Director Ann Brown regarding their inquiry into the ongoing development of a new VA Multi-Specialty Clinic in Cobb County. In July, after reports that certain VA clinic projects were delayed by an average of two years, McBath and Scott sent a letter to Director ... Read More »

Congressman David Scott Providing Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on Saturday, August 8

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) will provide access to free drive-thru COVID-19 testing and free drive-thru food distribution on Saturday, August 8, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro, Ga. “As of this week, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia has surged to nearly 200,000, with more than half of all Georgia cases reported in the last month,” said Congre... Read More »

Rep. David Scott Announces $192,623 FEMA Grants for South Fulton and Union City Firefighters

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that FEMA has awarded a $106,909 grant to the City of South Fulton and a $85,714 grant to Union City through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. “Now more than ever, it is paramount that our firefighters and first responders have the resources that they need to successfully protect our communities,” said Congressman Scott. “I am plea... Read More »

Chairman Scott Opening Statement at Hearing On Farm Energy Production: Impacts on Farm Income and Rural Communities

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House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following remarks at today’s hearing on farm energy production: impacts on farm income and rural communities. [As Prepared for Delivery] "Good morning and thank you for joining us at the first hybrid hearing of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit... Read More »

Chairman Scott Discusses Renewable Energy Production and the Impact on Rural Income

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Today, Chairman David Scott provided the following statement during the House Agriculture Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee Hearing on farm energy productions and their impact on income and rural communities. “Renewable energy has been hailed as a driver of income equality for black and rural farmers. It has proven to reduce energy costs, and it is a significant beneficiary to t... Read More »

Scott Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

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Today, Congressman David Scott issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Lewis: “I am so brokenhearted at the passing of my dear and beloved friend Congressman John Lewis, a man of great courage and extraordinary love for us all. "An American hero, John took his fight for justice and equality for all from the depths of Bloody Sunday to the halls of Congress and made our wor... Read More »

Rep. Scott Announces $163,294 FEMA Grant for Cobb County Firefighters

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that FEMA has awarded a $163,294 grant to the Cobb County Fire Department through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant – COVID-19 Supplemental Program (AFG-S). “Firefighters place themselves in harm’s way every day for the communities they serve, and even more so now as they respond to the obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Congress... Read More »

Congressman David Scott & Mrs. Alfredia Scott Award $8,200 in CBC Scholarships to Thirteenth District Students

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Today, Congressman David Scott presented Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarships to four exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth District. Since 2003, Congressman Scott and his wife, Mrs. Alfredia Scott, have awarded $203,400 in CBC scholarships to 111 Thirteenth District students. “I am honored to recognize and celebrate the achievements of our bright and talented y... Read More »

Congressman Scott Urges Legislative Action to Strengthen SNAP & Fight Hunger During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) recently joined 160 members of Congress in a letter urging congressional leadership to address rising food insecurity and unprecedented demand at food banks by strengthening the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). “Families across Georgia are overwhelmed by record job losses, health strains and rising grocery costs during this pandemic,” stated Congres... Read More »

Congressman Scott Sponsors Resolution Recognizing July 2020 as Fibroids Awareness Month

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Today, Congressman David Scott announced his sponsorship of H.Res. 1040, a resolution recognizing July 2020 as Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month. “Thousands of women in Georgia and millions more across the country are affected by uterine fibroids, which represent one of the most prevalent reproductive health problems in the United States today,” said Scott. “In fact, by age 50, roughly 70% of White ... Read More »

Scott Votes to Invest $1.5 Trillion to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) voted to pass H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, bold legislation to invest more than $1.5 trillion in modern, sustainable infrastructure across the country. “Today, I proudly joined my colleagues to pass the Moving Forward Act to give Georgia families and businesses the vital infrastructure investments they deserve,” Rep. Scott stated. “As our nation continues ... Read More »

Spanberger, Scott, Plaskett Welcome Select Committee’s Climate Report

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Three House Agriculture Subcommittee Chairs issued a statement today in response to introduction of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis’ report, Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America. Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee Chair Abigail Spanberger of Virginia; Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Cr... Read More »

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