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

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  • Congressman David Scott Applauds Atlanta Federal Bank’s Historic Appointment of First African American President and Chief Executive Officer
    Posted in Press Release on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance, Labor & Employment

    Today the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announced its historic appointment of Dr. Raphael W. Bostic to become the 15th President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 5, 2017. Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement upon hearing of the announcement: “I could not be more thrilled about today’s announcement regarding Raphael Bostic being named the next Atlanta Regional Bank President,” Said Scott. “This marks an historic event for our Federal Reserve S... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Statement on Republican Bill to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act
    Posted in Press Release on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Taxes

    Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement on the Republican healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA): “Since the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act, this country has seen tremendous strides in its overall health outcomes. Patients now have access to robust health insurance benefits and we have seen a substantial decrease in the number of citizens without insurance. "3.4 million children and 3.6 million patients with preexisting conditions ga... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2017 Military Academy Ceremony
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Defense, Veterans

    On Saturday, February 4, 2017, Congressman David Scott will host a special ceremony to honor 29 exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District with nominations to attend one of our nation’s esteemed military service academies. WHO: Congressman David Scott; representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Military and Naval academies; Mundy’s Mill High School Color Guard; and community members. WHAT: Congressman Scott will formally present congressional nominations to 29 students ... Read more

  • Scott Statement on Financial Executive Orders
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman David Scott (GA-13), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, made the following statement on President Trump’s financial executive orders announced today: “While a delay of the fiduciary rule at the Department of Labor is something many will welcome with open arms, including myself, I am very concerned about the path today’s executive orders puts regulators down. As an original co-lead to the Dodd-Frank Act, I understand the importance of proper Wall Street regulation. We... Read more

  • Scott Announces Ranking Membership on House Agriculture Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Release on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was once again selected to serve as the Ranking Democratic member of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit by the Democratic Members of the House Agriculture Committee. The subcommittee’s jurisdiction includes oversight of commodity exchanges, including the Cobb County based InterContinental Exchange, one of the largest commodity exchanges in the world; as well as agricultural credit; rural development; energy; and rural electrification. Congr... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Serve on Two House Financial Services Subcommittees
    Posted in Press Release on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    Congressman David Scott (GA-13) has selected to serve on the Subcommittees on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments and Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit on the House Financial Services Committee. Scott released the following statement on his assignments: “It is an honor to again serve as a member of both the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions subcommittees. Both of these subcommittees have wide-ranging jurisdiction over large parts of our banking system, from how banks d... Read more

  • Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus Announces 115th Congress Co-Chairs
    Posted in Press Release on January 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    The Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus (CFTPC) announced Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) and Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) will join Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) and Congressman David Scott (GA-13) as caucus co-chairs for the 115th Congress. “The CFTPC has been successful in bringing members of both parties together to highlight the importance of developing new payment technologies and protecting consumer privacy and security,“ said Congresswoman Sinema. “I look forward t... Read more

  • House Committee to Hold Hearing on Scott Legislation to Provide $19 Million for 1890s Land-Grant University Student Scholarships
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. issued the following statements upon the announcement of the House Committee on Agriculture hearing on Scott’s bipartisan bill H.R. 6020, the Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890 Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act. “There is a tremendous need to increase the number of young African-Americans seeking careers in agriculture,” said Congressman Scott. “And th... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott, U.S. Postal Service Announce Ceremony Renaming Riverdale Post Office in honor of Major Gregory E. Barney
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Congressman David Scott will join the Barney Family, U.S. postal officials, and members of the community for a public ceremony designating the Riverdale Post Office Church Street Station in honor of fallen officer Major Gregory E. Barney. WHO: Congressman David Scott, the Barney Family, Senator Johnny Isakson, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland, U.S. Postal Service officials, Riverdale Mayor Evelyn Wynn-Dixon, Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner, Riverdale Po... Read more

  • Scott, Lewis, Conyers and Waters Urge Inclusive Search for New Atlanta Fed President
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance, Labor & Employment

    Reps. David Scott (D-GA), a senior member of the Financial Services Committee; John Lewis (D-GA), a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee; John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Member on the Judiciary Committee; and Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member on the Financial Services Committee, urged the Federal Reserve to conduct an inclusive, transparent search for the next President of the Reserve Bank of Atlanta, one that engages candidates from many diverse backgrounds. In a letter to Fed... Read more