Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today voted to pass eleven out of his requested Community Project Funding requests to deliver $18,108,519 to support constituents of Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District.
“I am pleased to announce that this appropriations package includes more than eighteen million dollars for transportation and… Read more »
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today released a list of fifteen Community Project Funding requests for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Appropriations cycle that he submitted to the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations.
Under House Appropriations Committee guidelines, Members of Congress may request funding for up to fifteen projects in their… 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 »
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today led more than 60 of his House colleagues in a bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Marty Walsh expressing growing concern over the nationwide truck driver shortage and its effects on the nation’s supply chain challenges. Co-led by U.S. Reps. Frank D. Lucas (OK-03), former chairman… Read more »
Over the weekend, local and national outlets, including the Atlanta Journal Constitution and CNN Newsroom, featured Congressman David Scott (GA-13) in their reporting on the once-in-a-generation bipartisan infrastructure deal passed out of the House of Representatives and signed into law by President Joe Biden.
On Saturday, Congressman David Scott spoke with Fredericka Wilson on CNN… Read more »
U.S. Representative David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today voted to pass H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act, legislation to invest in roads, bridges, passenger and freight rail systems, transit safety, clean drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across all 50 states and U.S. territories.
“The INVEST Act is a critical… Read more »
Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) voted to pass H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, bold legislation to invest more than $1.5 trillion in modern, sustainable infrastructure across the country.
“Today, I proudly joined my colleagues to pass the Moving Forward Act to give Georgia families and businesses the vital infrastructure investments they deserve,” Rep. Scott stated. “As our… Read more »
Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $347,692,215 for public transit systems serving both the Thirteenth Congressional District and metro Atlanta region to mitigate losses sustained during the COVID-19 crisis. The federal funding was provided under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Scott strongly… Read more »
Today, Rep. David Scott voted to approve a major bi-partisan transportation bill. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) reauthorizes highway, bridge, transportation safety, and public transit projects for the next five years. The FAST Act (H.R. 22) passed by a vote of 359-65.
“I have a message to fed-up commuters in metro Atlanta – help is on the way,”… Read more »
A version of this column ran in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
As Congressman for Georgia’s 13th District and on behalf of the citizens of Clayton County, I urge the county Board of Commissioners to approve a referendum for a full penny sales tax on the November ballot this year.
With the loss of CTRAN bus service, too many Clayton residents lost access to jobs,… Read more »