Small Business

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass Historic Build Back Better Act

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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 delivers for families in Georgia and across the nation once-in-a-generation action to c...

Congressman Scott Announces Additional PPP Assistance for Georgia's Small Businesses

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, has reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal to provide direct assistance for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. “As we continue to battle the coronavirus crisis, the PPP loan program will help modernize Georgia’s small businesses a...

Congressman Scott Introduces Legislation Expanding Paycheck Protection Program Use for Small Business Technology

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that he has introduced H.R. 8620, legislation allowing small business owners to make needed technology improvements under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The addition of software and cloud computing upgrades to the eligible uses of PPP funds will allow small businesses to transition to curbside delivery, online ordering, and contactless payme...

Congressman Scott Votes to Pass Updated HEROES Act

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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 persist and evolv...

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Measure Supporting Small Businesses in Georgia

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Congressman David Scott voted today to pass H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, to quickly fix urgent issues with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) facing small business owners in Georgia and across the U.S. as a result of the coronavirus. The bipartisan bill passed in the House by a vote of 417-1. “I have heard from dozens of small business owners across the Thirteenth...

Congressman David Scott Named Co-Chair of Bipartisan Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was named co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus (CFTPC) for the 116th Congress and for the third consecutive term. As one of the original founders of the Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus (CFTPC), Congressman Scott is proud to welcome fellow Georgia Congressman Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) as a new caucus co-chair. “Financia...

Scott Statement on Wealth Building at Hearing with Corporate Finance Division Director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement during the House Financial Services Committee “Oversight of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance” hearing. Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Exchange with William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission MR. SCOTT “Thank you, Ch...

Congressman David Scott to Host 15th Annual Jobs Fair - Friday, April 13

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Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 15th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 13, 2018, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 6,000 openings and include the complete list of participants below. Register here now! Special opportunities include: U.S. Department of Vete...

Congressman David Scott Floor Remarks on Wrong Choice Act

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to the Republicans’ “Wrong Choice Act,” which would undo safeguards for American consumers implemented after the Great Recession. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Ladies and gentlemen, I love this country. And the heart and soul of our country is our financial sys...

Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Jobs Fair

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Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 14th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. 145 of Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 6,000 openings and include the complete list of participants below. Register here now! Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair will also include: U.S....