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13th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT ART SHOW OPENS

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Today, the 13th Congressional Student Art Show will open to the public. The art will be available for viewing at Arts Clayton from March 4, 2010 through March 26 from 5:30pm-7:30pm. http://www.artsclayton.org/. Winners of the Art Show will be announced on March 20 and students must be present to be eligible to win a scholarship award. “Every year I look forward to the arts competition,” Congressma... Read more »

Congressman Scott Recognizes Atlanta Area Students with Military Academy Nominations

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Congressman David Scott has announced the nominations of Atlanta-area students to the nation's military academies. Congressman Scott honored these outstanding young people, and their families during a 10 a.m. special reception at the National Archives, located at 5780 Jonesboro Road in Morrow, Georgia (adjacent to Clayton State University). http://www.archives.gov/southeast/ Students recognized fr... Read more »

Information and Status of the Health Insurance Reform Legislation

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On December 24, 2009, the Senate passed its version of the health care bill, H.R. 3590, entitled “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.” On November 7, 2009, the House passed H.R. 3962, the “Affordable Health Care for America Act.” While there are many similar provisions in both bills, significant differences remain must now be negotiated between the House and Senate bills. Once ... Read more »

Congressman Scott Tours the YWCA of Northwest Georgia

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Today Congressman Scott visited the YWCA of Northwest Georgia. The Congressman met with Holly Comer, CEO and Executive Director to tour the facility and discuss mission of the organization. The YWCA is considering an expansion and renovation of their facilities to better serve the citizens of Northwest Georgia. The YWCA of Northwest Georgia is to establish a community free of domestic violence and... Read more »

Congressman Scott Announces Opening to Congressional Art Scholarship Competition

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Congressman David Scott announced the opening of the 2010 Congressional Art Competition, which will bestow scholarships to the Savannah College of Art and Design and the Art Institute of Atlanta. The first-place winner will be invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Washington, D.C. where their artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year. The Art Institute of Atlanta will award a $10... Read more »

Important Resources for Those Facing Foreclosure

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If you or someone you know is facing foreclosure, be sure to visit these sites that have valuable information and resources available to help avoid foreclosure: Information on avoiding mortgage modification and foreclosure rescue scams: http://www.occ.treas.gov/ftp/ADVISORY/2008-1.html For a list of HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agencies: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm For furthe... Read more »

Congressman Scott: We Need Clarity on Afghanistan Plan

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Tags: Defense

Today, Congressman David Scott released the following statement about President Obama’s new direction in the United States’ strategy in Afghanistan. The President made a compelling case to the American people for increasing our troop strength by some 30,000 and calling on our NATO allies to share in the sacrifice and increase their troop presence by 5,000 as well. As a member of the NATO Parliamen... Read more »

Stay up to Date with Important Information on Flu Season

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For the latest information on prvention, treatment, vaccine availability, myth busting, and other vital information for both the H1N1 and seasonal flu, check out flu.gov. The wealth of information available will help keep you and your family safe and healthy this flu season. Read more »

Travel Information and Food Safety Tips

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As the holiday season begins, food safety and travel conditions come to the forefront of our minds. Please visit the following sites to help you and your family to have a safe and enjoyable holiday season: Food Safety: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Seasonal_Food_Safety_Fact_Sheets/index.asp Georgia Highway conditions: http://www.georgia-navigator.com/ Flight delays: http://www.fly.faa.gov/f... Read more »

Congressman Scott Spends Veterans Day in Normandy

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Tags: Veterans

On Veterans Day, November 11, Congressman David Scott will join other Members of Congress at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. “On Veterans Day, all Americans should take time to remember the sacrifices of those members of the Armed Services who fought for our liberty,” Congressman Scott said. “It will be an honor for me to stand on the hallowed ground where ... Read more »

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