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    Posted in Quotes and Comments on March 4, 2010 | Preview rr

    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,” Congressman Scott said. “The talent displayed by the students in the 13th District continues to improve every ... Read more

  • Congressman Scott Recognizes Atlanta Area Students with Military Academy Nominations
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on February 24, 2010 | Preview rr

    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 from Douglas County include: Jessica Adams of Douglasville – Our lady of Mercy High School – Air Force... Read more

  • Information and Status of the Health Insurance Reform Legislation
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on January 6, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    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 agreement is reached on those differences, then a final bill can be voted on in both the House and S... Read more

  • Congressman Scott Tours the YWCA of Northwest Georgia
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on January 5, 2010 | Preview rr

    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 sexual assault. They work to empower, educate, advocate and unite victims, families, and the larger... Read more

  • Congressman Scott Announces Opening to Congressional Art Scholarship Competition
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on December 15, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    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 $10,000 scholarship to the first-place winner and Savannah College of Art and Design will offer a $1,50... Read more

  • Important Resources for Those Facing Foreclosure
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on December 10, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    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 further information on avoiding foreclosure: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD/topics/avoiding_... Read more

  • Congressman Scott: We Need Clarity on Afghanistan Plan
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on December 2, 2009 | Preview rr
    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 Parliamentary Assembly I have been pushing for more NATO support with my colleagues from other nations. Befor... Read more

  • Stay up to Date with Important Information on Flu Season
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on December 1, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    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
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on November 25, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Transportation

    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/flyfaa/usmap.jsp Airport information: http://www.atlanta-airport.com/ Read more

  • Congressman Scott Spends Veterans Day in Normandy
    Posted in Quotes and Comments on November 9, 2009 | Preview rr
    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 so many gave the ultimate sacrifice during World War II.” The Normandy American Cemetery and Memoria... Read more