Agriculture, Energy & the Environment

Congressman David Scott Named Chair of House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was elected to chair the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit. “I am proud to be named Chairman once again of such an influential subcommittee within the Agriculture Committee,” said Scott. “The Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit Subcommittee provides oversight of commodity markets and their regulator, the Commodity Futu... Read more »

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 Scott, Senator Perdue Secure Funding For HBCU Agriculture Scholarships

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U.S. Representative David Scott (D-GA-13) and U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), both members of the Bipartisan Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, have secured funding in the 2018 Farm Bill for agriculture-focused scholarships at Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities across the country. “This is Historic. A glorious example of bipartisanship... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Opening Statement at 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement at the first public meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee: Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s opening remarks. “Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. We’re here at a very historic time. As we grapple with our Farm Bill, we are also faced with devastating trade situations and our farmers are experiencing a high... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Named to 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, has been selected to serve on the conference committee on the 2018 Farm Bill. The conference committee will be tasked with reconciling the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill. “I am honored to serve on the conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill,” said Congressman David Scott. “This hi... Read more »

AJC Political Insider: David Scott: Rip up GOP health plan, let bipartisan panel start over

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By Tamar Hallerman WASHINGTON — On many issues, U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Atlanta, fashions himself as a man in the middle on Capitol Hill, ready and willing to use his moderate credentials to broker agreements across the aisle. The question has always been whether there were any Republicans to meet him halfway. When it comes to the GOP’s Obamacare replacement bill, Scott, like virtually every Dem... Read more »

WABE 90.1: Rep. David Scott: Let A Bipartisan Group Craft Health Care Bill

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By Denis O'Hayer U.S. House Republican leaders have launched a drive to push their new healthcare bill through House committees. The measure, which would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), has run into pushback from some Republicans who claim it doesn't go far enough. But, while Republicans try to work out their internal differences, Democrats are almost complet... Read more »

Flood Funding Coming to Cobb and Douglas Residents

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You can read more about this by clicking on 11 Alive, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and the Douglasville Neighbor. On July 28, Congressman Scott voted for supplemental FEMA funding for property buyouts in the Atlanta suburbs. The funding is included as a part of H.R. 4899, the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010. H.R. 4899 is now headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The Supp... Read more »

House Passes National Flood Insurance Program

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Washington, DC – Today, the US House passed H.R. 5114, the Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010. H.R. 5114 will reauthorize and improve the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is the primary source of reliable, affordable flood insurance coverage for millions of American homes and businesses. The bill includes an amendment by Congressman Scott to allow NFIP premiums to be paid ... Read more »

Congressman Scott Votes for Energy Savings

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Today, the House passed the bipartisan Home Star Energy Retrofit Act (H.R. 5019). This bill will provide immediate incentives for consumers who renovate their homes to become more energy-efficient. Home Star will create an estimated 168,000 American jobs in construction, manufacturing and retail and save about 3 million American families an estimated $200-500 per year on their energy bills. The re... Read more »

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