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Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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May 24, 2017 Editorial

If you’ve spent much time driving through Middle Georgia, you’ve seen “EDIMGIAFAD” painted across everything from water towers to billboards. “Every day in Middle Georgia is Armed Forces Appreciation Day.”

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) today issued the following statement upon the House passing the No Hero Left Untreated Act (H.R. 1162), a bill which would create a pilot program to explore treatments for veterans experiencing mental health conditions, over-prescription of opioids, and chronic pain. Rep.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), House Vice Chairman of Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC), introduced bipartisan legislation to modernize the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (PR), which collects an excise tax on sporting goods sales to fund wildlife

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, questioned Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), during a Committee hearing entitled, “State of the Rural Economy.” During the hearing, Rep.

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May 12, 2017 Press Release

TIFTON, GA – This week, U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) honored four graduating high school seniors who have earned appointments to U.S. Military Service Academies. Each appointee was recognized at one of two ceremonies in Houston and Lowndes counties this week, and each was presented with a Congressional Certificate recognizing their achievements.

May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Members of the Georgia Congressional Delegation, led by U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), sent a letter to Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the U.S.

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) joined 418 of his colleagues in a bi-partisan vote to expand sanctions against North Korea and individuals and entities engaged in commerce, weapons activities, and human rights abuses with the country.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today issued the following statement upon the American Health Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1628) passing the House.

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) released the following statement upon the House passing H.R. 244 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, to fund the federal government through September, and averting a partial government shutdown.

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