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

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  • Congressman David Scott to Host 13th Annual Health Fair, AUGUST 19
    Posted in Press Release on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman David Scott will host the 13th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 19, 2017, 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 Statement on Shooting at Congressional Baseball Game Practice
    Posted in Press Release on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement on the shooting at a practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game: “I was terribly saddened to hear of the shooting that took place at the congressional baseball practice this morning. My thoughts and prayers are with Rep. Steve Scalise, the Capitol Police, congressional staffers and others who were struck during this unspeakable and senseless tragedy. Thank God for the heroic service of the U.S. Capitol Police who pre... Read more

  • Scott Statement on Memorial Day
    Posted in Press Release on May 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day: “On this Memorial Day, we honor those who have not only served our country, but laid down their lives in the name of liberty. As citizens of this great nation, we live each and every day through prosperity and freedom. We wake up with the peace-of-mind that we are free to make our own decisions and have our own opinions, and go to bed each night aware of a democracy that enables us to do just t... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott: Updated CBO Score Confirms Republican Healthcare Bill Reduces coverage, Increases costs and uninsured rates
    Posted in Press Release on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) issued the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) updated score for the Republican healthcare bill passed by House Republicans earlier this month: “The updated CBO score confirms what we already knew, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is a cruel attack on the American people and it demonstrates the reckless approach Republicans have taken to reforming 1/5 of our economy. “Rather than working with Democrats to improve the ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Votes to Strengthen Protections for Child Victims of Human trafficking, Sexual abuse
    Posted in Press Release on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Crime and Gang Violence

    This week the House of Representatives voted on several bills focused on cracking down on child sex trafficking and child abuse. “In Georgia, the number of human trafficking cases has more than doubled since 2012, from 94 cases in 2012 to 256 cases in 2016,” said Congressman David Scott. “Of those cases, 75% were for sex trafficking, and 30% of those trafficked were children. This is a crisis we cannot ignore. I was proud to vote for H.R. 1862, the Global Child Protection Act of 2017, and H.R. 1... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Statement on Trump Administration’s 2018 Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Release on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Healthcare, Taxes, Housing and Finance

    Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) issued the statement below on President Trump’s 2018 budget proposal: “The President’s budget plan is neither fiscally nor morally responsible. It seeks to balance our nation’s budget on the backs of the poor, disabled, elderly, children, veterans, working families, and farmers of America. “The Trump budget calls for shocking cuts of more than $800 billion from Medicaid; $193 billion from the SNAP food stamp program; $72.5 billion for programs for disabled pe... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Honor Students at 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    On Saturday, May 13, 2017, Congressman David Scott will honor student participants and the top winner of his 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition. WHO: Congressman David Scott; the Douglas County Board of Commissioners; Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville; community members; and high school students from Alexander, Arlington Christian, Charles Drew, Douglas County, Dutchtown, Eagles Landing, Eagles Landing Christian Academy, His Masters Voice, Jonesboro, Langston Hughes, McEachern, Mundy’... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott invites students to participate in 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, for Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District. High school students who reside in or attend a public, private or home school in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for the competition. The Congressional Art Competition was created in 1982 as a way to showcase the artistic talents of young people throughout the country. To date, Congressman David S... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 14th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. 145 of Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 6,000 openings and include the complete list of participants below. Register here now! Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair will also include: U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) Atlanta Regional Benefits Office and Atlanta VA Medical Center to prov... Read more

  • Small Business Forum at 2017 Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business

    Thinking of starting or growing your own business? The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Georgia District Office will host a Small Business Forum, comprised of several entrepreneurial seminars, at Congressman David Scott’s Jobs Fair on Friday, April 28. You Must Register for Each of the Following Sessions Please use the registration links below to register for any SBA module(s) you would like to attend, as seating is limited. You must register for each session separately. 9:00-9:30 Sign-... Read more