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Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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January 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement on the recent storms and tornadoes that tore through counties in South Georgia located in Congressman Scott’s district:

January 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, today joined the other House members of the Georgia Congressional Delegation in applauding President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nomination of former Georgia Governor George Ervin “Sonny” Perdue III to serve as Secretary of the U.S.

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January 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Agriculture Committee Chairman, K. Michael Conaway (TX-11), recently announced U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) will serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit for the 115th Congress.

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January 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement on S. Con Res. 3, the FY17 Budget Resolution, which will start the process of reconciliation, instructing committees of jurisdiction to draft the legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare:

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December 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the statement commending President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of General James Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense.

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the statement commending President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of General James Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense:

December 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Austin Scott fights for Georgia's Military Installations in passage

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), representing Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, GA and Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, GA, today praised the U.S. House of Representatives on passing the defense bill that will fund our military, prevent the drawdown of our troops, and provide resources for Georgia’s military installations.

August 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) will host the 2016 Military Service Academy Day event on Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Academy Day provides students currently in 8th through 12th grades, parents, and counselors with the opportunity to learn about and speak with representatives from the five United States Military Academies. 

May 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today announced the students from the Eighth Congressional District of Georgia who received appointments to the United States Service Academies.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), representing Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, GA and Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, GA, today praised the U.S. House of Representatives on passing H.R. 4909, the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  

May 12, 2016 Press Release
Urges top Air Force officials to bring new missions to Georgia, preserve critical close-air support

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., were joined today by U.S. Representatives Buddy Carter, R-Ga.-01, Sanford Bishop, D-Ga.-02, Hank Johnson, D-Ga.-04, Austin Scott, R-Ga.-08, and Tom Graves, R-Ga.-14, in urging two key U.S.

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