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

Press Release
Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • Congressman David Scott to Host 15th Annual Jobs Fair - Friday, April 13
    Posted in Press Release on February 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 15th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 13, 2018, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 4,000 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 provide spe... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Anchors Special Order Hour on Janus v. AFSCME
    Posted in Press Release on January 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) anchored a special order hour on the Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME, a case that threatens the freedom of Americans to join together in strong unions. Joined by 16 Members of Congress standing up for working people across the country, Congressman Scott championed the critical role unions have played in building and protecting the middle class in America. A transcript and video clips are included below from the special order. Click here to watch video of ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Introduces the “Improving Access to Traditional Banking Act”
    Posted in Press Release on January 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) introduced legislation to better address the needs of “under-banked” and “un-banked” communities in America. The Improving Access to Traditional Banking Act of 2018 will direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to thoroughly investigate and report to Congress recommendations on how to lessen Americans’ reliance on non-traditional banking products like payday loans. “Families in the 13th District of Georgia and all across America, especially Afr... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces $52M in Federal Funding Awarded to Thirteenth District
    Posted in Press Release on January 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative David Scott (GA-13) announced today that federal grants totaling over $52 million have been awarded in 2017 to the Thirteenth District by the U.S. Departments of Education (DOED), Energy (DOE), Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Justice (DOJ), Small Business Administration (SBA), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “This funding supports critical programs throughout Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District that provide academic en... Read more

  • Scott Statement on Shameful Republican Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in Press Release on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement today after the Republican-led House voted to enact the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. “Today Republicans in the House turned their backs on millions of hard-working, middle class American families by passing a cruel and deceitful tax scam. This heartless bill provides so-called tax reform by raising taxes on tens of millions of middle class families and giving 83 percent of the tax cuts to the weal... Read more

  • Statement Opposing 21st Century Flood Reform Act
    Posted in Press Release on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Rep. Scott: Thank you ranking member Waters. First, it is very important for us to understand that flooding, Mr. Speaker, is no longer just a coastal lawmaker's problem. Flooding is now running rampant in every part of our country. So I think that every member on the floor today, ev... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Urges Immediate Reauthorization of Children's Health Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Release on October 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) called for Congress to take immediate action and implement a 5 year reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which expired September 30. CHIP provides health care for 8.9 million children across the U.S, including over 130,000 kids covered through Georgia’s CHIP program, PeachCare for Kids. “With the House currently in recess for 10 days, no vote on CHIP reauthorization has been scheduled in the House or Senate and 17 days have alre... Read more

  • Scott Statement on Trump Sabotaging Healthcare for Millions of Americans
    Posted in Press Release on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it will end cost-sharing reduction payments: “This week, President Trump took unprecedented steps to sabotage healthcare affordability for all Americans. And last night, hours after Trump signed an executive order undermining the ACA, he struck another blow that will increase premiums and out-of-pocket costs for millions of Americans by refusing to pay the ACA’s cost-sharing subsidies. I... Read more

  • Scott Urges HUD Secretary to Stand Up and Fight for CDBG Program
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) urged U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to stand up and fight to protect the CDBG program from elimination during the full House Financial Services Committee Hearing. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s exchange with Secretary Carson. Transcript of the exchange is included below: Rep. Scott: Secretary Carson, tell me, why do you think President Trump asked you to be Secretary of HUD? Carson: Probably because b... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces Availability of 2017-18 Military Academy Congressional Nomination Applications
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Defense, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the availability of applications for students interested in receiving a congressional nomination for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military or Naval Academy. “Having the privilege to nominate Thirteenth District students to attend the U.S. Military Academies is one of my most important and rewarding responsibilities,” said Congressman Scott. “Each year I am more and more inspired by the talent and high character of the students ... Read more