News from Representative David Scott


December 30, 2022


I hope that you had a wonderful holiday season, and that you were able to spend time with family and friends! As your Thirteenth Congressional District Representative, I want to share some important updates with you from the past month:

Congressman David Scott Secures $22,932,519 For Local Projects in Final Government Funding Package


This month, I announced that the $22,932,519 in Community Project Funding that we previously secured for Georgia’s 13th District in the House spending bills has been included in the final 2023 appropriations government funding package.

The 15 projects that directly benefit Georgia’s 13th District residents include:

  • $260,000 for the Atlanta Legal Aid Clayton County Office
  • $2,000,000 for the Austell-South Cobb Transfer Center
  • $900,000 for the Chattahoochee Riverlands – Bike/Pedestrian Bridge Feasibility Study
  • $2,500,000 for the City of College Park for a South East Sewer Wastewater Pump Station Project
  • $34,000 for the City of Lovejoy Police Tasers
  • $1,000,000 for the Clayton Justice Center Transit Hub
  • $750,000 for the Clayton State University, Morrow, GA for environmental studies research, including equipment and technology
  • $1,000,000 for the Cobb Parkway Pedestrian Bridge North
  • $495,547 for the Connect and Serve: Growing Underrepresented Companies in Manufacturing, Logistics, Warehousing, and Transportation
  • $500,000 for the Douglas County Community Business Incubator
  • $3,452,972 for the Fulton County for the Friendship Pump Station Project
  • $40,000 for the Henry County Board of Education, McDonough, GA for afterschool enrichment and STEM education
  • $1,000,000 for the Safe Routes to Transit
  • $5,000,000 for the South Douglas Loop - Phase I – Lee Road Extension
  • $4,000,000 for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Athens, GA for a poultry science program, including equipment

The twelve-bill government funding package creates good-paying American jobs, strengthens our transit and transportation systems, grows opportunities for the middle class and small businesses, and provides a lifeline for working families here in the district and across the nation.

A detailed summary of the bill is available here.


Members of the City of South Fulton City Council Visit Congressman Scott in Washington

Many thanks to members of the City of South Fulton, GA’s City Council who joined me at my office in Washington, D.C. this month. I was glad to discuss our ongoing work to support Thirteenth District constituents and ways that we can further make our communities vibrant and wonderful places to live!

Thanking Our Fall 2022 Intern Cohort

Many thanks to our Fall 2022 intern cohort – Samaria, Michael, Samantha, and Brenda! What a great joy to have young, intelligent, rising stars intern in my offices. Their diligence and enthusiasm for service made a difference in the lives of many families and communities in Georgia's Thirteenth District!

Families Can Order Free Rapid COVID-19 Tests


I encourage everyone to take steps to make sure that our communities stay safe and healthy. Households can now order up to 4 rapid COVID tests at, or call 1-800-232-0233 for more information.


Wishing Everyone in GA-13 a Happy New Year!

Wishing everyone in Georgia's Thirteenth District a Happy New Year and a blessed 2023! May the year ahead bring you good health, peace, and prosperity! If there's anything my office can do for you, your family, or your community, please don't hesitate to reach out. 

 Constituent Success Stories


My staff and I are here to serve the families of Georgia's Thirteenth Congressional District, and I am glad that we could assist Kevin M. from Mableton, GA, and his family with an issue they had with a federal agency.

Visit to learn more about constituent services in Georgia's Thirteenth District.

Read more Constituent Success Stories here.

Thank you for staying in touch with me, and I look forward to continuing to serve you and your community. Wishing you all the best in the new year ahead!


Congressman David Scott

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