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  • AJC Political Insider: David Scott: Rip up GOP health plan, let bipartisan panel start over
    Posted in Article on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Energy and the Environment

    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 Democrat, isn’t pleased. He thinks President Barack Obama’s signature policy achievement has largely do... Read more

  • WABE 90.1: Rep. David Scott: Let A Bipartisan Group Craft Health Care Bill
    Posted in Article on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Energy and the Environment, Labor & Employment

    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 completely united in opposition to the bill. One of them is Atlanta-area Democratic U.S. Rep. David Scott. ... Read more

  • American Banker: Trump Raises Stakes for Atlanta Fed Pres Search
    Posted in Article on November 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    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 central bank's unfair lack of consideration of the disproportionately high rates of unemployment amo... Read more

  • Clayton News Daily: Jonesboro honors veterans
    Posted in Article on November 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    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 Forces. “Today is about those who have served the cause of freedom, our beloved veterans,” Day said. “... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Honors Military Academy Nominees
    Posted in Article on February 1, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Defense, Veterans

    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 States Air Force, Military, and Naval Academies. “I am so overjoyed to honor these outstanding youn... Read more

  • Thousands attend annual congressional health fair
    Posted in Article on August 20, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    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 health fair attendees and there were long lines at the hospital’s table all day. When it was McLaren’s ... Read more

  • Congressmen call for more action at VA hospital
    Posted in Article on May 6, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    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 be fired, I will not rest until they’re gone,” U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and chairman of the Ho... Read more

  • Health Care Provisions that Take Effect Now
    Posted in Article on March 26, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    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 beginning for calendar year 2010. (Beginning in 2014, the small business tax credits will cover 50 p... Read more

  • Information on help for Haiti
    Posted in Article on January 19, 2010 | Preview rr

    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

  • Highway 92 Project Update
    Posted in Article on September 14, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Click the link to find out more inforation about the GA Highway 92 Project http://www.gahwy92.com/ Read more