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

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  • Congressman David Scott Denounces Dangerous Republican Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in Article on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Taxes, Veterans

    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... Read more

  • Statement Opposing 21st Century Flood Reform Act
    Posted in Press Release on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    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... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Urges Immediate Reauthorization of Children's Health Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Release on October 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    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... Read more

  • Scott Statement on Trump Sabotaging Healthcare for Millions of Americans
    Posted in Press Release on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    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... Read more

  • Scott Urges HUD Secretary to Stand Up and Fight for CDBG Program
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Passport Day: Saturday, October 21
    Posted in Blog on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a second passport day on Saturday, October 21 as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Awareness Campaign. This year, the State Department’s public awareness campaign focuses on the benefits of getting a U.S. passport card and how both products (the passport book and card) are great forms of photo identification. The event on Saturday is a convenient way to apply for children, apply for the first time, or renew your passport. U.S. passport holders... Read more

  • Scott Remarks During Hearing Examining Massive Equifax Data Breach
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks during the full House Financial Services Committee Hearing to examine the Equifax Data Breach. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. First of all, I want to make a couple of points very clear. I represent the great state of Georgia and love Georgia very much. When this first came to me, when my staff first reported it, I immediately wanted to do all I could to make sure tha... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces Availability of 2017-18 Military Academy Congressional Nomination Applications
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Defense, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the availability of applications for students interested in receiving a congressional nomination for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military or Naval Academy. “Having the privilege to nominate Thirteenth District students to attend the U.S. Military Academies is one of my most important and rewarding responsibilities,” said Congressman Scott. “Each year I am more and more inspired by the talent and high character of the students ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Leads Atlanta Area Members of Congress in Bipartisan Letter to Amazon CEO
    Posted in Press Release on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13), joined by members of the Atlanta Congressional Delegation Reps. Rob Woodall (GA-7), Hank Johnson (GA-4) and Karen Handel (GA-6), urged Amazon to select the Atlanta-metro area as its location for their company’s new headquarters. Led by Congressman Scott, the Atlanta Congressional Delegation authored a bipartisan letter that emphasizes all of the qualifying factors that would make the Atlanta-region a perfect candidate for Amazon’s new headquarters, includin... Read more

  • Scott Floor Remarks Opposing Republican Bill H.R. 3823 that Fails to Treat Americans in Texas, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands the Way They Deserve
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to H.R. 3823, a Republican measure that began as a bill to reauthorize the FAA but evolved to include cherry-picked, insufficient flood insurance reform. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Mr. Speaker, let me start off by letting the America people know fully why we Democrats on this side of the aisle are opposed to this bill. Nobody has worked as hard as Democrats... Read more