Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia



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January 9, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Sanford D Bishop Jr, D-Albany, and Austin Scott, R-Tifton, reintroduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday to create Georgia’s second national historical park, entitled the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2019 (H.R. 283).

January 7, 2019

Last week, Representative Austin Scott (R-8-GA) and Representative Lois Frankel (D-21-FL) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the agency to include robust consumer education and more effective labeling as part of the EPA’s upcoming rulemaking aimed at expanding the sale of E15.

July 7, 2018

Congress is waging a public battle on the fate of the JSTARS recap program, but behind the scenes, the Air Force is quietly taking steps that will allow them to award a contract for a program that leaders say they don’t need.

June 21, 2018

The Navy now says it will retain both of its hospital ships, following objections from legislators after the service discussed decommissioning one of the 1,000-patient vessels earlier this year.

June 6, 2018

WARNER ROBINS, GA  - The U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday that Robins Air Force Base is getting a new battlefield management mission that will include drones.

The base will host the Advanced Battle Management System, a new global air space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information system mission, said Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson.

June 5, 2018

In mid-May, Reps. Austin Scott, R-Ga., and Lois Frankel, D-Fla., introduced legislation that aims to introduce more stringent labeling requirements for E15.

May 28, 2018

As chairman of the board of trustees for Friends of Andersonville, Jim Covington thought he understood more about the Middle Georgia military cemetery and national historic site than just about anyone.

May 25, 2018

Lawmakers are warning against the use of a certain ethanol-based fuel.

Despite the higher gas prices since 2014, you can expect more people on the roads.

May 18, 2018

Members of Congress are looking for ways to make sure our armed services have the resources to remain competitive overseas and at home.

"The Competition you mentioned of retaining people in a growing economy," says Senator Thom Tillis.

May 17, 2018

This week, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., to bring out a bill offering consumers more information about ethanol at pumps across the nation. 

Scott brought out the “Consumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act” on Wednesday with Frankel as a cosponsor. The two representatives are both members of the Boating Caucus.