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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…

Chairman David Scott Announces Participation from Beef CEOs for Upcoming Hearing

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott released the following statement announcing the participation of the CEOs of Cargill, Tyson Foods, JBS, and National Beef Packing for the House Agriculture Committee’s upcoming hearing on cattle markets: “I am pleased to announce that the Chief Executive Officers of each of the four largest meatpackers in the United States have agreed to…

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…

Congressman David Scott Announces 19th Annual Congressional Art Competition for GA-13 High School Students

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) launched the 19th Annual Congressional Art Competition for Georgia’s 13th Congressional District. High school students who live in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for the competition with an opportunity to display their winning art in the United States Capitol for up to one year. “I have been so impressed…

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…

Congressman David Scott Votes to Fund $5.2 Million in Local Community Projects

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, voted to fund $5.2 million in Community Project Funding that he previously secured for Georgia’s 13th Congressional District. This funding, included in the appropriations government funding package, responds directly to some of the most pressing needs in metro-Atlanta. “Public greenspace expansion brings new…

Congressman David Scott Unveils Bipartisan Protect Lifesaving Anesthesia Care for Veterans Act

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13), Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) and Congressman Andrew Garbarino (NY-02) today unveiled the Protect Lifesaving Anesthesia Care for Veterans Act, a bipartisan bill to ensure that veteran patients in need of anesthesia would continue to receive the most qualified and experienced care available by Department of Veterans’ Affairs physicians. The…