Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, voted on passage of H.R. 3935, the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act. The 2023 FAA bill is a comprehensive five-year reauthorization that not only authorizes FAA spending and establishes aviation policy, but also incorporates a key provision spearheaded by Congressman… Read more »
Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, was joined by members in the Georgia Delegation to introduce a Congressional Resolution honoring the sacrifice, triumphs, and continued struggle towards full equality of LGBTQ+ individuals in Georgia.
Coinciding with Pride Month, this resolution traces the long and storied history of the LGBTQ+… Read more »
"Veteran hunger must be met not with apathy but with action," writes Ranking Member David Scott
House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member David Scott in an op-ed for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution addressed ongoing political attacks against the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by extreme House Republicans, who are currently threatening to… Read more »
Today, Congressmen David Scott (GA-13), Mike Turner (OH-10) and Andrew Garbarino (NY-02) reintroduced the Protect Lifesaving Anesthesia Care for Veterans Act, bipartisan legislation to ensure that veteran patients in need of anesthesia continue to receive the most qualified and experienced care available by Department of Veterans’ Affairs physicians. The bill bars the removal or… Read more »
This month, Congressman David Scott (GA-13), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, was joined by Senator Elizabeth Warren and members of the House of Representatives in sending a letter to the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) questioning the use of cruel and excessive solitary confinement within federal correctional facilities.
The letter asks Director Peters why BOP has ignored a… Read more »
Congressman David Scott (GA-13) with Jump$tart President and CEO Laura Levine
Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, was awarded the Federal Leadership Award by the Jump$tart Coalition as part of the 2023 Financial Literacy Awards ceremony. The award recognizes leaders from the federal government who are using their platform to… Read more »
This week, Congressman David Scott (GA-13), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, was joined by Representatives Mark Takano (CA-41), Drew Ferguson (GA-03), and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) in announcing the reintroduction of H.R. 2475, the Making Advances Kinetic, Education, Research and Skills (MAKERS) Act of 2023.
The bipartisan MAKERS Act would direct the National Science… Read more »
Today, House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member David Scott released the following statement in response to Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s debt limit framework which, if passed as proposed, would include additional punitive work requirements to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP):
Let me be perfectly clear: holding food assistance hostage for those who depend on it,… Read more »
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, soundly rejected proposals to reduce access to SNAP benefits during his appearance at the at the 2023 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit. In Q&A with Agri-Pulse Contributing Editor Jeff Nalley, Congressman Scott warned against… Read more »
House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member David Scott aimed at extreme Republican proposals to undermine SNAP benefits for food-insecure Americans in an op-ed published this morning by The Hill.
"Despite its track record of reducing hunger, creating jobs, and having a positive economic impact on the communities where SNAP is used, a chorus… Read more »