DAVID SCOTT - CONGRESSMAN, REPRESENTING GEORGIA'S 13TH DISTRICT

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  • Congressman David Scott & Georgia Democratic Delegation Denounce "Exact Match" Voter Suppression Efforts, Urge DOJ to Protect Voting Rights for 53,000 Georgians
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) joined Georgia Democratic Representatives John Lewis, Sanford Bishop and Hank Johnson to deliver a strong letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemning Georgia’s “Exact Match” law and urging him to immediately enforce voting rights laws and protect the constitutional right to vote for 53,000 Georgians whose registrations have been placed on hold. "This blatant voter suppression cannot stand,” said Congressman Scott. “Georgia is better than this. Georgi... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Invites Thirteenth District Students to Apply for Service Academy Nominations
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott announced that his office is currently accepting applications from Thirteenth District students interested in attending a service academy. A congressional nomination is required for students to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point or U.S. Naval Academy. “Each year I am honored to recognize the best and brightest Thirteenth District students with nominations to attend our nation’s prestigious military se... Read more

  • Resources to Prepare for Hurricane Florence
    Posted in Press Release on September 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Florence to track southward after making landfall, an emergency declaration has been issued for all 159 counties in Georgia. Potential threats include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, flooding, and tornadoes. I encourage you to take precautions now for the inland effects of the storm. Here are a few resources to help you prepare: Be Informed Stay ahead of the storm with weather alerts from Ready Georgia. Make a Plan & Ready Kit Create an emergency plan a... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Opening Statement at 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting
    Posted in Press Release on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement at the first public meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee: Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s opening remarks. “Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. We’re here at a very historic time. As we grapple with our Farm Bill, we are also faced with devastating trade situations and our farmers are experiencing a high suicide rate. “It’s very important that we understand what has happened over the past week for our ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Health Fair, August 11, 2018
    Posted in Press Release on July 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman David Scott will host the 14th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 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 include: Clinical breast cancer exams; Prostate cancer (PSA); HIV/ AIDS; Diabetes (glucose); Blood press... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Urges Republicans on Financial Services Committee to get Serious about Homelessness
    Posted in Press Release on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance, Veterans

    Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement during the House Financial Services Committee Full Markup hearing. Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman Scott's Remarks “You know this amazing, even the American people who are perhaps watching this know that when you increase your family with more children you’re obviously going to have to increase your budget to take care of those children. “How in the world, and let m... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Named to 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee
    Posted in Press Release on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, has been selected to serve on the conference committee on the 2018 Farm Bill. The conference committee will be tasked with reconciling the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill. “I am honored to serve on the conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill,” said Congressman David Scott. “This historic legislation will reauthorize U.S. Department of Agriculture policies and programs through 202... Read more

  • Scott Statement on Trade War’s Devastating Impact on Georgia at Hearing with Treasury Secretary
    Posted in Press Release on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement during the House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the International Financial System.” Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Exchange with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin MR. SCOTT: “Thank you very much. Welcome Mr. Secretary. The people of this nation are very worried and they are very concerned abou... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Statement on Forced Family Separations
    Posted in Press Release on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s forced family separation policy: “I strongly condemn and stand against the Trump Administration’s cruel policy of separating children, some as young as 4-months old, from their families at the U.S. border with Mexico. It is immoral and inhumane to use children as leverage and a political bargaining piece. Families belong together. This is why I am co-sponsoring the “Keeping Families Together Act... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists
    Posted in Press Release on May 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment, Veterans

    On Friday, June 1, 2018, the Office of Congressman David Scott will cohost the Georgia Congressional Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists, along with other offices in the Georgia delegation, including: Senator Johnny Isakson, Senator David Perdue, Rep. Karen Handel (GA-6), Rep. Rob Woodall (GA-7), and Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11). If you are a veteran or reservist looking for employment: CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP. When: Friday, June 1, 2018 9:00am – 1:00pm ET Where: KSU Convocation Center 590 Co... Read more