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

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  • 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

  • McEachern Student Mahagoni Bracey Named First Place Winner of Thirteenth District Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Arts and Humanities

    Today Congressman David Scott hosted his 16th 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 2018 competition and announced the top winners. Mahagoni Bracey, from McEachern High School, won first place for her work “Focus.” As the top winner, Mahagoni’s work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year along with the first place artwor... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Honor Students at 16th Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Congressman David Scott will honor student participants and the top winner of his 16th Annual Congressional Art Competition. WHO: Congressman David Scott; Douglas County Board of Commissioners; Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville; community members; and High School students from Arlington Christian, Creekside, Dutchtown, Eagles Landing, Jonesboro, Kennesaw Mountain, Langston Hughes, McEachern, Mundy’s Mill, New Manchester, Riverdale, Stillwell School of the Arts and ... Read more

  • Scott Statement on Wealth Building at Hearing with Corporate Finance Division Director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    Posted in Press Release on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Housing and Finance

    Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement during the House Financial Services Committee “Oversight of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance” hearing. Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Exchange with William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission MR. SCOTT “Thank you, Chairman Huizenga. I’m very, very pleased to have Mr. Hinman here because you are in the crucible of w... Read more

  • Scott Opening Statement at House Agriculture Committee Hearing on 2018 Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Release on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement strongly opposing proposed cuts to the SNAP program during today’s full House Agriculture Committee hearing on the 2018 Farm Bill. Click below to watch videos of Congressman Scott’s remarks: Part 1 - Scott Statement on Mean, Un-American Farm Bill. Part 2 - Scott remarks on Farm Bill failing beginning farmers and 1890s African American Land Grant colleges & universities. Part 3 - Scott remarks on SNAP Facts. “Thank you Mr. C... Read more