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Atlanta Business Chronicle: Workforce development initiatives underway in Clayton County

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Workforce development initiatives underway in Clayton County By Gary McKillips - Contributing Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle While COVID-19 interrupted some of the workforce development initiatives in Clayton County, organizations and individuals continue their efforts to help the unemployed and develop talent for local companies. Aerotroplis Atlanta Alliance, a public-private partnership foun... Read more »

FOX 5 Atlanta: Georgia lawmaker introduces bill to assist homeowners impacted by the coronavirus

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By Brian Hill Published March 24, 2020 ATLANTA - Business has been slowing down lately for Bri and Nick Roxas. The couple told us they work in the funeral industry. “We have switched our appointments over to being virtual,” Bri Roxas explained. “We are meeting people over Skype and stuff like that but even with that we’re still having a lot of cancellations and we’re both commissions only.” The ca... Read more »

$12 million in free money to help with troubled mortgages

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By Dana Fowle, FOX 5 Atlanta Would you like free money to pay your mortgage? Well, read on to see if you qualify. There’s $12 million dollars in help out there, but there’s also a hard deadline to apply for it: March 31st, 2020. But first, let's go back to 2008, 2009. Banks, Wall Street -- they were getting bail-outs, but families were losing their homes, so in 2010 the US Treasury disbursed $2.8 ... Read more »

Thousands attend annual health fair in Clayton County sponsored by Congressman David Scott

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By Jerry Jackson Special to the Clayton News Aug 13, 2019 JONESBORO - More than 2,000 Clayton County residents came seeking advice and attention from physicians and medical providers who dispensed services at the 15th annual Health Fair hosted by Congressman David Scott Saturday at Mundy’s Mill High School. The fair offered residents of all ages an opportunity to connect with various services, hea... Read more »

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 »

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