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

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Congressman David Scott Floor Remarks Supporting Bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong support of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 – Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. "Thank you very much Mr. Speaker. Ladies and Gentlemen this is a great farm bill. There’s so much in it, so many great things. But in this farm bill is... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Statement Condemning the 2018 Farm Bill

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement strongly condemning the 2018 Farm Bill and its failure to fully support America’s 1890s Land Grant African American Colleges and Universities. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman David Scott’s Remarks “Mr. Chairman, let me make it very clear from the very beginning that this is a... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Honors Former Governor Zell Miller with Tribute on House Floor

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Tonight Congressman David Scott joined members of the Georgia Congressional delegation during a Special Order Hour on the House Floor to pay tribute to the life and legacy of former Georgia Senator and Governor Zell Miller. A video link to view Congressman Scott's remarks is enclosed below. Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman David Scott’s Rema... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Pays Tribute to Channel 2 WSB-TV’s Tim McVay

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) took the House Floor to pay tribute to Channel 2 WSB-TV’s Tim McVay, Vice President and General Manager, on his retirement after 39 years in broadcasting. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. I rise this morning to pay honor to an extraordinary, great American. Mr. Tim McVay, Vice President and General Ma... Read more »

Scott Statement Supporting the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 1699. This bipartisan bill preserves access to manufactured housing, which accounts for 12% of the housing in Georgia. A video and transcript of Congressman Scott’s remarks are enclosed below. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Transcript: “Thank you so much, Ranking Member. I appre... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Denounces Dangerous Republican Tax Reform Bill

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to the Republican tax reform bill. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Madam Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Neal. I appreciate this time. My heart is heavy tonight, and it is heavy because we are faced with the absolute, most dangerous, destructive, and deceitful tax refo... Read more »

Scott Remarks During Hearing Examining Massive Equifax Data Breach

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks during the full House Financial Services Committee Hearing to examine the Equifax Data Breach. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. First of all, I want to make a couple of points very clear. I represent the great state of Georgia and love Georgia very much. When this first ... Read more »

Scott Floor Remarks Opposing Republican Bill H.R. 3823 that Fails to Treat Americans in Texas, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands the Way They Deserve

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to H.R. 3823, a Republican measure that began as a bill to reauthorize the FAA but evolved to include cherry-picked, insufficient flood insurance reform. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Mr. Speaker, let me start off by letting the America people know fully why we ... Read more »

Scott Raises Awareness for Alarming Veterans Suicide Rates

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in a bipartisan effort to raise awareness for Veterans Suicide Prevention. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Ladies and gentlemen of the Nation who are listening or watching us on C-SPAN, I want to impress that we have exactly, right now, 40,000 soldiers--veterans--who are committing s... Read more »

Scott Remarks in Support of Resolution Directing Treasury Department to Release Records on Alleged Trump-Russia Ties

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following remarks during a full House Financial Services Committee markup of five bills, including the Democrats’ Resolution of Inquiry. The resolution directs the Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin to provide Congress with documents from Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) regarding the financial and business dealings o... Read more »