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

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  • Congressman David Scott Celebrates Black History Month: Remember Black Wall Street
    Posted in Blog on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment

    In the spirit of Black History Month, remembering key moments in black history, like the days of “Black Wall Street,” is critical in shaping the future for African-Americans. In the early 1900s, the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was home to hundreds of black-owned business, many black multi-millionaires, an envied school system, and a remarkably high employment level. This affluent neighborhood was a microcosm of the American dream and a steeple for so many communities to strive towards.... Read more

  • Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus Announces 115th Congress Co-Chairs
    Posted in Press Release on January 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    The Congressional FinTech and Payments Caucus (CFTPC) announced Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) and Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) will join Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) and Congressman David Scott (GA-13) as caucus co-chairs for the 115th Congress. “The CFTPC has been successful in bringing members of both parties together to highlight the importance of developing new payment technologies and protecting consumer privacy and security,“ said Congresswoman Sinema. “I look forward t... Read more

  • Land-grant HBCUs Seeking Aid from Congress
    Posted in Blog on December 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Labor & Employment

    Diverse Issues in Higher Education, December 4, 2016 Land-grant HBCUs Seeking Aid from Congress --- by Reginald Stuart The nation’s 19 historically Black land-grant colleges (the so-called 1890 HBCUs), are expected this week to have a Congressional hearing on a plan to specifically strengthen the institutions’ financial abilities to provide formal education to minorities and others pursuing studies in the agricultural sciences. The full House Committee, chaired by Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, pla... Read more

  • House Committee to Hold Hearing on Scott Legislation to Provide $19 Million for 1890s Land-Grant University Student Scholarships
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. issued the following statements upon the announcement of the House Committee on Agriculture hearing on Scott’s bipartisan bill H.R. 6020, the Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890 Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act. “There is a tremendous need to increase the number of young African-Americans seeking careers in agriculture,” said Congressman Scott. “And th... Read more

  • Scott, Lewis, Conyers and Waters Urge Inclusive Search for New Atlanta Fed President
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance, Labor & Employment

    Reps. David Scott (D-GA), a senior member of the Financial Services Committee; John Lewis (D-GA), a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee; John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Member on the Judiciary Committee; and Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member on the Financial Services Committee, urged the Federal Reserve to conduct an inclusive, transparent search for the next President of the Reserve Bank of Atlanta, one that engages candidates from many diverse backgrounds. In a letter to Fed... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces 13th Annual Jobs Fair - April 1, 2016
    Posted in Press Release on March 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Small Business, Labor & Employment, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 13th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 1, 2016, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center, located at 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA 30337 . This year Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair is teaming up with the following federal and state agencies: U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) and Atlanta VA Medical Center to provide special employment, health and benefits resources for veterans; U.S. S... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host 12th Annual Jobs Fair - April 24, 2015
    Posted in Press Release on March 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host the 12th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Jobs Fair on Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. Some of this year’s confirmed employers include: Allconnect, Allied Barton Security, AMS Consulting Services, AT&T,Chime Solutions, CHRIS Kids, Inc., U.S. General Services Administration, GLOCK, Inc., Goodwill of North Georgia, Gwinnett County Police, Keurig, Manpower, Regions ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces 11th Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on March 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host the 11th Annual 13th Congressional District Jobs Fair on Friday, March 28, 2014, 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. This year’s employers are looking to fill 4,207 positions and include: AFLAC; Atlanta Fire & Rescue; Albany Police Department; Bradley-Morris, Inc.; Clayton County; Federal Air Marshals; Georgia Power; GLOCK; Home Depot; Hyatt Regency Atlanta; Kaiser Permanente; Kroger; Lowe’s; MARTA; New Yo... Read more

  • Looking for work? What challenges are you facing?
    Posted in Blog on April 3, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment

    On April, 19, Congressman Scott hosts his annual Job Fair. This event is open to the public at-large and a diverse group of employers have signed up to attend. If you have been looking for work or have been unemployed for a while, what challenges are you facing in finding a new job? Share your experiences with others so that we can better understand how to match job seekers with employers. Earlier, we asked employers what challenges they are facing in hiring new employees. You may want to read t... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host Tenth Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on March 27, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott announced that he will host his 10th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) in College Park. The event will run from 10am to 3pm. Job seekers who attend may obtain information and be considered for more than 1,992 positions with this year’s participating employers. The employers at Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair represent a diverse group of Georgia’s top corporations, small businesses, and local and federal g... Read more