Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Oct 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, along with 32 colleagues, today sent a bipartisan letter to U.S.

Oct 01, 2020

Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today spoke on the House Floor in regards to a whistleblower complaint filed with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (IOG) which alleged mass hysterectomies were being performed on detainees at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia.

Sep 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, September 18, President Donald Trump and Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who cont

Sep 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the below statement in response to a whistleblower complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in regard to the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia:

Sep 02, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the below statement upon the Office of the U.S.

Aug 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the below statement upon participating in a virtual hearing hosted by United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer examining foreign trade policies harming American growers of seasonal and perishable produce.

Aug 13, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – On August 20, 2020 at 9:00AM, the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Robert Lighthizer, will

Aug 05, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the below statement upon President Donald Trump signing an executive order to enhance telehealth services to better serve rur

Jul 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the below statement upon passage of the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed their chamber’s version of the FY21 NDAA.

Jul 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, today released the below statement upon introducing legislation to provide emergency assistance for rural health, safety, and educational facilities:

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