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

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  • Entrepreneurship Seminar – "The Job Alternative"
    Posted in Blog on April 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Do you have a skill that is being underutilized, want to learn how to expand your skill into a thriving business? Do you have an idea or are you seeking other opportunities outside of the traditional workplace? Do you have a hobby or a side-gig, does it have the potential to be a thriving business? Join me on Friday, April 13 at my 15th Annual Jobs Fair for the "Entrepreneurship: The Job Alternative" seminar, in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, at the GA International Con... Read more

  • 2018 Service Academy Day - Saturday, April 28
    Posted in Blog on April 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    Join the Office of Congressman David Scott, Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, & Members of Georgia’s Congressional Delegation to meet representatives of America’s Service Academies. REGISTER NOW Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Dobbins Air Reserve Base Hangar 5 1408 Dobbins Place Marietta, GA 30069 Each and every person in your party must complete a registration form online. The registration deadline is April 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Persons who have not completely registered, in... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2018 Military Academy Ceremony
    Posted in Blog on January 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Defense, Veterans

    On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Congressman David Scott will host a special ceremony to honor 32 exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District with nominations to attend one of our nation’s esteemed military service academies. WHO: Congressman David Scott; representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military and Naval academies; Charles Drew High School Color Guard; and community members. WHAT: Congressman Scott will formally present congressional nomination... 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

  • Passport Day on Saturday, September 23
    Posted in Blog on September 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a special passport day on Saturday, September 23 as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Awareness Month. 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 the first time or renew your passport. Day: Saturday, September 23, 2017 Time: 8:... Read more

  • 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    Posted in Blog on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle level and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are presented annually on the local, state and national level. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, the nation's largest youth re... Read more

  • Clayton News Daily: Congressman David Scott hosts 13th annual health fair
    Posted in Blog on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    By Jerry Jackson JONESBORO — When doors opened Saturday at Congressman David Scott’s 13 annual Health Fair, the hubbub was similar to a long-awaited holiday shopping sale as visitors rushed to take advantage of a range of medical services and to discuss their ailments with physicians. No co-pay was necessary. Some 120 vendors were in line to provide information on products and services in 41 areas which offered free health screenings and examinations for men, women and children. The fair was hel... Read more

  • Mixed Reviews on Wagner Bill to Scrap DOL Rule, Insurance News Net
    Posted in Blog on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    New legislation proposed by Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., would create a new advisory standard somewhere between fiduciary and suitability, said Rep. David Scott, D-Ga. Scott, who has worked with Wagner on various fiduciary rule alternatives, is not on board with the congresswoman's latest bill -- unveiled today during a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing. “This bill is a very troubling bill," said Scott, adding that it “undermines the SEC’s rulemaking authority in this space. What if the m... Read more

  • Marietta Daily Journal: Barry Loudermilk, David Scott urge Pentagon to sign multi-year deal for C-130s
    Posted in Blog on June 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Members of Congress are asking the Department of Defense to sign a new long-term contract with Lockheed Martin for more than a hundred new C-130 aircraft, all of which would be built at the company’s Marietta plant. U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, was one of the signatories of a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis last week encouraging the Pentagon to sign a five-year deal with Lockheed, which would run from fiscal 2019 to 2023. “We’re trying to make sure that we can increase de... Read more

  • Douglas Neighbor Newspaper: Service to country bigger draw than baseball for Douglas academy appointee
    Posted in Blog on June 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Veterans

    Tristan Capocci likely was looking at a chance to play professional or college baseball after his recent high school graduation — except for another opportunity he believed had a greater purpose. Capocci, 18, accepted both an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy and an offer to play baseball for the Annapolis, Maryland, military institution. The Villa Rica resident also will be committed to a five-year stint in the Navy after graduation — something most high school athletes avoid because they w... Read more