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Chairman David Scott Applauds Passage of Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act in House; Rebukes Republican Partisanship, Refusal to Help American Producers and Consumers

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott issued the following statement applauding House passage of the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act. “As we all know, the last two years have led to drastic fluctuations in prices. Whether you look at the ongoing impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, or the global disruptions associated with Putin’s war in Ukraine, American farmers, ranchers,…

Congressman David Scott Votes to Pass Legislation to Address Epidemic of Gun Violence

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, this week voted to pass two pieces of legislation, H.R. 7910, the Protecting Our Kids Act, and H.R. 2377, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act, aimed towards addressing the epidemic of gun violence. “This week, with the passage of two critically important pieces of legislation, the U.S. House of…

Congressman David Scott Votes to Expand Support for Mothers and Infants by Improving Families’ Access to Baby Formula

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, this week voted to pass two pieces of legislation, H.R. 7790, the supplemental funding bill, and H.R. 7791, the Access to Baby Formula Act, aimed towards improving American families’ access to infant formula. “This week, Congress took a critical step towards securing $28 million in emergency funding, as well…

Congressman David Scott Requests $43.9 Million in FY23 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 released a list of fifteen Community Project Funding requests for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Appropriations cycle that he submitted to the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations. Under House Appropriations Committee guidelines, Members of Congress may request funding for up to fifteen projects in their…

Chairman David Scott Highlights Bipartisan Bills Favorably Reported Out of Committee

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott issued the following statement highlighting the six bipartisan bills being favorably reported out of Committee: “Today’s package of important bills is a great step in our efforts to provide stable and fair markets for our agriculture producers and consumers,” said Chairman David Scott. “This bipartisan group of bills will collectively…

Congressman David Scott Visits Rodale Institute To Discuss The Role of Regenerative Organic Agriculture In Strengthening The Nation’s Food Supply

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today visited the Rodale Institute Southeast Organic Center, located in Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District, to discuss the role of regenerative organic agriculture in strengthening the nation’s food supply and to highlight the research being conducted within the Rodale Institute’s network of farms. He…

Congressman David Scott Statement on Leaked SCOTUS Draft Opinion Overturning Roe v. Wade

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement after the Supreme Court draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade was leaked: "This apparent draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade represents the most disastrous and significant setback in access to abortion care this nation has seen in 50 years. This draconian…

Congressman David Scott Announces Event with Rodale Institute Highlighting The Role of Regenerative Organic Agriculture

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On Wednesday, May 4, Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, will join Rodale Institute, local farmers, researchers, and business owners in an event highlighting the role of regenerative organic agriculture and its viability as a scaled solution to addressing the critical issues that the U.S. faces today. Chairman Scott and stakeholders will discuss…

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program”

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House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and welcome to another important hearing, which is a continuation of our work to review the 2018 Farm Bill and prepare for the 2023 Farm…