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Reps. David Scott, Hill, Kuster, Luetkemeyer and Casten to FHFA: Modernize Capital Rules

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"An abrupt cutoff of advances could adversely impact many community banks and impair credit access for millions of small businesses, consumers, and communities. The FHFA must act immediately to avert an unnecessary economic challenge by conforming its capital rules to those of the Primary Federal Regulators.” Text of the letter can be found here. Congressman David Scott (GA-13),…

Chairman David Scott Statement on Congressional Action to Avert Rail Strike

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement regarding congressional action to avert a rail strike: “Reliable rail access is vital to our food and agriculture supply chain, which delivers critical products to every American. As a supporter of workers, I sympathize with the concerns raised by the rail union…

Chairman David Scott Statement on Speaker Pelosi and Leader Hoyer

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement regarding the announcements from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of their intention to step down from their House Democratic Leadership positions: “Both Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Hoyer were very helpful to me in securing passage of…

Congressman David Scott Introduces Legislation to Increase Consumer Financial Education

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced H.R. 9272, the Consumer Financial Education and Empowerment Act, bipartisan legislation committed to providing consumers with the necessary resources to achieve their financial goals and generate economic stability. “Today, far too many Americans struggle with decisions around financial…

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass Inflation Reduction Act, Sweeping Legislation to Support Working Families and the Environment

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today voted to pass H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act—landmark legislation to lower health care and energy costs for working families, reduce inflation and the national deficit, and provide historic investments to combat climate change. The bill was previously passed by the U.S. Senate (Sunday, August 7,…

Congressman David Scott Announces Inaugural Congressional App Challenge For Students

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, this week announced the inaugural Congressional App Challenge in Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District. The competition is designed to encourage youth participation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by providing middle and high school students with the…

Chairman David Scott Releases Statement Following Introduction of Livestock Legislation

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Below is a statement from Chairman David Scott following the introduction of H.R 8590 the Small Family Farmer and Rancher Relief Act, his legislation to help small farmers and ranchers in the cattle industry. “As I have said time and again, it is a crisis in this nation that we have lost an average of 17,000 cattle ranchers per year. The drivers of this loss are complex…

Congressman David Scott’s Protecting Veterans’ Anesthesia Care Amendment Passes in Funding Deal

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) today applauded the passage of their amendment ensuring the Department of Veterans’ Affairs continues to provide safe, experienced, and high-quality anesthesia care for our Nation’s veterans. This amendment will pave the way for Congressman David Scott's previously…

Congressman David Scott Votes to Invest $18 Million In Community Project Funding For Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District

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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…

Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott Announces Legislation to Support Small Cattle Farmers and Ranchers

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Below is a statement from Chairman David Scott announcing that he will be introducing legislation to help small family farmers and ranchers and address the national crisis in our nation’s beef supply chain: “What has been missing from the conversation is help for the very beginning of our food supply chain, which is our nation’s small family farmers and ranchers. And, helping our…