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Douglas County Sentinel: Scott nominates five students from Douglas Co. for military academies

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Five students from Douglas County were recognized at a ceremony Saturday hosted by U.S. Congressman David Scott with nominations to attend one of the nation’s military service academies. Scott, a Democrat, represents Georgia's 13th Congressional District, which covers all of Douglas County. The congressman hosts the ceremony every year and this year nominated 23 students from across the 13th Distr... Read more »

AJC Political Insider: David Scott: Rip up GOP health plan, let bipartisan panel start over

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By Tamar Hallerman WASHINGTON — On many issues, U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Atlanta, fashions himself as a man in the middle on Capitol Hill, ready and willing to use his moderate credentials to broker agreements across the aisle. The question has always been whether there were any Republicans to meet him halfway. When it comes to the GOP’s Obamacare replacement bill, Scott, like virtually every Dem... Read more »

WABE 90.1: Rep. David Scott: Let A Bipartisan Group Craft Health Care Bill

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By Denis O'Hayer U.S. House Republican leaders have launched a drive to push their new healthcare bill through House committees. The measure, which would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), has run into pushback from some Republicans who claim it doesn't go far enough. But, while Republicans try to work out their internal differences, Democrats are almost complet... Read more »

American Banker: Trump Raises Stakes for Atlanta Fed Pres Search

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By John Heltman November 23, 2016 WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's ongoing search for a president has taken on a new urgency for those pushing for a person of color to be nominated for the job amid fears that President-elect Donald Trump's selections for the Fed board will not have minorities' interests at heart. The Fed Up campaign – whose goal is to reverse what it sees as the ... Read more »

Clayton News Daily: Jonesboro honors veterans

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By Joe Adgie Updated Nov 11, 2016 JONESBORO — America’s veterans were honored Friday at a moving Veteran’s Day ceremony at Lee Street Park. The event, which featured U.S. Rep. David Scott as a guest speaker, honored living veterans of every conflict since World War II and every branch of the military. Joy Day, Jonesboro mayor, said the event was about valuing those that have served in the Armed Fo... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Honors Military Academy Nominees

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) proudly announced his nominations for 31 area students to attend our nation’s prestigious military academies. Congressman Scott honored these outstanding young people and their families during a special ceremony at Brawner Hall in Smyrna. The ceremony featured Henry County’s Ola High School Color Guard, soloist Noelle Miller and representatives from the United... Read more »

Thousands attend annual congressional health fair

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Thousands attend annual congressional health fair By Curt Yeomans - Clayton News Daily Roselyn McLaren had never been to one of Congressman David Scott’s health fairs before, but she was glad she came to the one held Saturday. McLaren, of Jonesboro, waited in a long line to have her blood glucose levels checked by representatives of Southern Regional Medical Center. The tests were popular with hea... Read more »

Congressmen call for more action at VA hospital

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Congressmen call for more action at VA hospital Posted: 6:20 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2013 By Misty Williams - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta VA Medical Center officials are taking action to correct mismanagement in the facility’s mental health unit, but more needs to be done, members of a congressional delegation said Monday after visiting the Decatur hospital. “If I think somebody needs to ... Read more »

Health Care Provisions that Take Effect Now

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Below are some of the key provisions that will take effect immediately. You may also want to view this interactive summary: http://majorityleader.gov/HCRFirstYear/ 1. SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS—Offers tax credits to small businesses to make employee coverage more affordable. Tax credits of up to 35 percent of premiums will be immediately available to firms that choose to offer coverage. Effective ... Read more »

Information on help for Haiti

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Information about finding family members in Haiti may be found at this link: http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/ha/earthquake/index.htm and information about donating to a reputable foundation can be found at this link: http://www.cidi.org/guidelines/guide_ln.htm Read more »

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