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Reps. Scott, Johnson & Williams Announce $2.1 Million in New Public Health AmeriCorps Grants in DeKalb, Atlanta and Decatur

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Reps. David Scott (GA-13), Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Nikema Williams (GA-05) announced today that three organizations in DeKalb County, Decatur and Atlanta will receive a total of more than $2.1 million in Public Health AmeriCorps funding from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism. The grants will support 87 Public Health AmeriCorps members in Congressional Districts ...

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass Omnibus Appropriations Funding Package

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, voted to make historic investments in American jobs, opportunity and working families in the appropriations omnibus package to fund the federal government in the next fiscal year. Each fiscal year, which runs from October through September, Congress must pass legislation to fund the federal government and all the vital p...

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...

ICYMI: In Local, National Outlets, US. Rep. David Scott Praises Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, Touts Immediate Impact of the Bill for the American People

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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 praising the c...

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bill to Aid Homeowners Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Today, Congressman David Scott introduced the Coronavirus Homeowner Assistance Act of 2021, legislation creating a Homeowner Assistance Fund to aid homeowners harmed by the global coronavirus pandemic. This legislation, which would provide $10 billion in funding to states, territories, and the District of Columbia, delivers essential mortgage financial assistance and utility financial assistance f...

Chairman Scott Applauds Passage of Budget Reconciliation Language

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Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott of Georgia expressed his support for the passage of the Agriculture and Nutrition title of the FY2021 Budget Reconciliation package out of the House Agriculture Committee last night following mark-up of the language. “I am pleased that these very important provisions have been passed through the Committee, and I thank the Committee Members f...

Congressman David Scott Speaks on House Floor to Support COVID-19 Relief

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This week, Congressman David Scott spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to support the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan in response to the effects of the coronavirus. "The time for us to be bold is now. The time to be decisive, to move confidently, and most importantly, to move Democrats and Republicans together, to save our great nation. Not tomorrow, the time is now," Scott ...

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 David Scott Hosting Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccine

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On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 from 5:30-6:30pm, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) will host a telephone town hall and briefing, alongside health experts and medical professionals, to provide the latest updates and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. The telephone town hall is free and open to residents of Georgia’s Thirteenth District. Sign up online at https://davidscott.house.gov/live/ to ...

Congressman David Scott Votes to Deliver Urgent COVID-19 Relief For Georgia Families, Workers and Small Businesses

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) voted to pass the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020, a bipartisan legislative package that provides $900 billion in federal funding for families, unemployed workers, small businesses, hospitals and schools in Georgia and across the country. “After months of delay and inaction, I am pleased to see Congress finally take action and deliver badly needed ass...