Congressman David Scott
Honorable David Scott
M. C., United States House of Representatives
13th District, Georgia
417 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
David Scott was born in Aynor, South Carolina, and attended elementary school in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Junior High School in Scarsdale, New York, and High School in Daytona Beach, Florida. He received his BA degree with honors from Florida A&M University. He received his MBA degree with honors from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania.
He served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1974 to 1982 and the Georgia Senate from 1983 until his election to Congress in 2002. As a Georgia State Senator, he authored the Moment of Silence or Prayer Law and the law giving breast cancer patients and their physicians the right to determine their length of stay in the hospital and their level of medical treatment.
In 1978, he founded Dayn-Mark Advertising, a full-service advertising agency in Atlanta. The company is now run by his wife of 33 years, Alfredia, and two daughters, Daynna and Marcye. He also has a son-in-law Kwame and two grandchildren, Kimani and Kaylin. His family also includes his close friend and brother-in-law, "Home Run King" Hank Aaron. Congressman Scott is the son of a minister and is a man of strong faith and conviction.
"As your U. S. Congressman for Georgia's Thirteenth District, one of the greatest privileges I enjoy is the opportunity to serve my constituents. Thank you for allowing me to serve you.
13th District Job Fair
I am deeply honored to have been entrusted with the very important job of representing your concerns in Washington. I assure you that I take this job very seriously and I fight every day in Congress for the issues that are most important to the people of Douglas County: promoting strong values for our children and families; maintaining a vibrant, growing economy; securing affordable, quality healthcare; and keeping our citizens safe from harm.
I look forward to continued communication with you and to the benefit of your views and opinions in the future. I encourage you to visit my web site at www.house.gov/davidscott for regular updates of my work both locally and in Washington to improve the quality of life for Georgia families, including my upcoming Jobs Fair in the spring and Health Fair in the summer.
Again, it is an honor to represent you and to serve as your voice in our Nation's Capitol. Please do not hesitate to contact me or my staff if you need assistance, or have any questions or comments."
David Scott is the U. S. Representative for the 13th District of Georgia, representing part of the City of Atlanta and portions of 6 counties, including Douglas.
Congressman Scott is a member of the influential Financial Services Committee, the Capital Markets and Housing Subcommittees, and the Agriculture Committee. He is the co-chairman of the Democratic Group on National Security, providing leadership in fighting terrorism, maintaining a strong National security and military, and improving our economy and healthcare. He is the lead sponsor on the following legislation in Congress:
In addition, Congressman Scott is working on free trade agreements that keep jobs in this country while opening up new markets abroad for American businesses. He continues to bring significant amounts of federal dollars to the 13th Congressional District for education, housing, transportation, health care, senior citizens, the military and economic development.
- the Financial Literacy Act, which provides education to investors and homebuyers;
- the Access to Healthcare Insurance Act, extending affordable healthcare coverage;
- the Extension for Unemployment Benefits and the Overtime Pay Protection Acts;
- the Moment of Silence Act for reflection or prayer at the start of each school day in the Nation's public schools;
- the Retired Pay Restoration Act, giving veterans both retirement and disability pay;
- the Zero Down Payment Act which eliminates the down payment requirement for middle- and low-income families who buy homes with a FHA-insured mortgage; and
- the Mutual Fund Integrity Act which strengthens regulations of the stock market.
173 North Main Street
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
888 Concord Road, Suite 100
Smyrna, Georgia 30080