Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the finalists of the 2022 inaugural Congressional App Challenge in Georgia’s Thirteenth District. The first-place finalist(s) will be invited to the House of Code in Washington, D.C., where they will have the opportunity to meet with other coders and program participants from across the country. Additionally, the app will be displayed in… Read more »
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, this week announced the inaugural Congressional App Challenge in Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District.
The competition is designed to encourage youth participation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by providing middle and high school students with the… Read more »
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today unveiled the Making Advances Kinetic, Education, Research and Skills (MAKERS) Act, a bill that would address the skills gap at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) and community colleges. Co-sponsored by Representatives Mark Takano (CA-41), Tim Ryan… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement on his vote to pass the Build Back Better Act, Democrats’ transformative legislation to bring down the everyday costs that burden Georgia families.
“The landmark Build Back Better Act… Read more »
Yesterday, the House Agriculture Committee passed out of committee H.R. 4252, bipartisan legislation introduced and championed by Chairman David Scott to establish $100 million in permanent funding for student scholarships at the nineteen 1890 land-grant colleges and universities. The bill was reported favorably out of the Committee with overwhelming bipartisan support by a 43-3 vote… Read more »
Last week, national media outlets including Essence and Black Enterprise reported on a new bill unveiled by Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, to authorize $100 million in additional, permanent funding for student scholarships at 1890 Land Grant HBCUs.
The outlets’ reporting on the bill introduction follows a full Committee hearing last month… Read more »
Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and House Democrats voted to pass the updated HEROES Act, addressing urgent COVID-19 public health and economic relief needs that have developed since the House passed an earlier version in May.
“Tonight, I voted to deliver critical aid immediately to the American people,” said Rep. Scott. “Challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to… Read more »
Today, Congressman David Scott announced his office is accepting applications from Thirteenth District students seeking a congressional nomination for military academies. A congressional nomination is required for students to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
“Each year I have the honor of… Read more »
Today, Congressman David Scott presented Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarships to four exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth District. Since 2003, Congressman Scott and his wife, Mrs. Alfredia Scott, have awarded $203,400 in CBC scholarships to 111 Thirteenth District students.
“I am honored to recognize and celebrate the achievements… Read more »
Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $14.3 million in grants for scholarships at the 1890 Land-Grant Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). This first round of annual funding was made available by Congressman Scott’s bipartisan fight to secure $80 million in the 2018 Farm Bill for new agriculture-focused scholarships for… Read more »