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Congressman David Scott Condemns Republican Voter ID Bill
Sep 20, 2006  -  Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) spoke out strongly against H.R. 4844, the Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006. The Republican-sponsored measure will cause undue burdens on many populations, particularly the elderly, disabled, minority, students, low-income and rural, by imposing new ph... More

Reps. David Scott, John Lewis Led Campaign Together to Pass the Voting Rights Act
Jul 26, 2006  -   Today U.S. Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement about his joint efforts with Congressman John Lewis to win bipartisan and bicameral passage of H.R. 9, the Voting Rights Reauthorization Act. “Over the last year and much of the last few weeks, Congressman John Le... More

Congressman Scott’s Statement on Bush Speech at NAACP Convention
Jul 20, 2006  - Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement regarding President Bush’s first appearance as President at the annual convention of the NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization: “I was pleased to hear firsthand from the President today during his appearance at th... More

CONGRESSMAN SCOTT HAILS FINAL PASSAGE OF VOTING RIGHTS ACT EXTENSION
Jul 13, 2006  - Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) helped pass legislation to extend the Voting Rights Act for twenty-five years. The Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006, H.R. 9, passed in the House by a 390-33 vote. “I am very pro... More

Scott: “Heal the Wounds of Racism by Passing the Voting Rights Act”
Jul 12, 2006  - Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following extemporaneous statement on the Floor of the House of Representatives:          Mr. Speaker, the Voting Rights Act is the most important piece of legislation that has been passed in   ... More

SCOTT LEADS FLOOR DEBATE AGAINST VRA AMENDMENT
Jun 29, 2006  -  Congressman David Scott took the House Floor last night and delivered the following remarks to protest an amendment offered to the FY07 Science-State-Justice-Commerce spending bill to prevent funds to carry out any provision of Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act.  Section 203 ensures th... More

CONGRESSMAN SCOTT CONDEMNS REPUBLICAN STUNT ON VOTING RIGHTS ACT
Jun 21, 2006  - Today U.S. Congressman David Scott issued the following statement concerning a postponed vote to extend the Voting Rights Act: “I am extremely disappointed with the move today by Republican leaders to hastily and shamefully deny a scheduled vote to consider reauthorization of the Voting Rights Ac... More

Scott Pledges Support for Extension of the Voting Rights Act
Jun 20, 2006  - Tomorrow Congressman David Scott (GA-13) will join members of the U.S. House of Representatives for debate and a vote on H.R. 9, the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006. This bipartisan bill reauthorizes for 25 years ke... More

Congressman David Scott Calls for Extension of Voting Rights Act
Oct 19, 2005  - Congressman David Scott spoke at the first of a series of Congressional hearings to take action regarding the Voting Rights Act and six temporary provisions set to expire in 2007. The hearing was held yesterday in the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution to review the impact and effectiv... More

 
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