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Congressman David Scott Introduces Bill to Make Flood Insurance More Affordable for Americans

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) introduced H.R.3146, the Fair Flood Insurance Act, to improve flood insurance affordability by allowing consumers the option of paying flood insurance premiums in monthly installments, rather than as a large lump sum. For Americans burdened by costly premiums, the option to make regular monthly payments can provide much-needed... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Hosts 15th Annual Health Fair

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Congressman David Scott will host the 15th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9am - 2pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School, located at 9652 Fayetteville Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30238. The Health Fair will provide vital health screenings and information at no cost from our region’s best healthcare providers and advocacy organizations. Free health screenings incl... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Statement on House Republicans Blocking Bipartisan Senate Disaster Relief Bill

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement after House Republicans objected to passage of the $19.1 billion disaster relief bill adopted overwhelmingly by the Senate: “It’s a shame and a disgrace. It’s so unfair to our farmers and to the people of this great nation who have suffered from natural disasters of devastating floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and more. ... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Supporting Development of Makerspaces at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was joined by Co-Chair of the Makers Caucus, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), and Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) in introducing H.R. 2518, the Making Advances Kinetic Education, Research, and Skills Act or The MAKERS Act. The MAKERS Act directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive grants to institutions of higher education to research or develop maker... Read more »

Representatives David Scott and Denver Riggleman Introduce Bipartisan Bill Improving Rural Families’ Access to Electricity

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Today Congressman David Scott, joined by Congressman Denver Riggleman (R-VA-5), introduced H.R. 2391, the “Improving Rural Access to Power Act of 2019.” This important legislation would make it easier for rural electric cooperatives, which are major electricity suppliers for rural areas, to access the capital necessary to serve their communities, families, and businesses. H.R. 2391, the “Improving... Read more »

Douglas County High School Student Adebola Adewale Named First Place Winner of Congressman David Scott's 17th Annual Art Competition

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On Saturday, April 20, 2019, Congressman David Scott hosted his 17th Annual Congressional Art Competition and Awards Ceremony at the Douglas County Courthouse. With community leaders and members in attendance, Congressman Scott recognized all participating students in the 2019 competition and announced the top winners. Adebola Adewale, from Douglas County High School, won first place for her work ... Read more »

Congressman David Scott to Host 16th Annual Jobs Fair on April 10th

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Congressman David Scott will host his 16th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, Ga. 149 of Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting to fill 10,517 open positions in aviation, logistics, education, banking, technology, law enforcement, logistics, health care, customer service and other fields. Special... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Affordable Mortgages for Veteran Homeowners

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was joined by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) on the House Financial Services Committee and Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Andy Barr (R-KY) of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in introducing H.R. 1988, the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019 in the House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation provides a technical fix critical to maint... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Named Co-Chair of Bipartisan Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was named co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus (CFTPC) for the 116th Congress and for the third consecutive term. As one of the original founders of the Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus (CFTPC), Congressman Scott is proud to welcome fellow Georgia Congressman Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) as a new caucus co-chair. “Financia... Read more »

Congressman David Scott (D-GA) and Congressman Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Setting up Federal Financial Regulatory Clarity for Startup Fintech Companies

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13), a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Fintech and Payments Caucus, and Congressman Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) introduced H.R. 1491, the FINTECH Act of 2019. Congressman Scott said, “My home state of Georgia is a dynamic, fast-growing national leader of fintech and payment companies, and it is very important ... Read more »

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