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Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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April 24, 2017 Press Release
Former Georgia Governor confirmed as 31st Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, today released the following statement upon the U.S. Senate voting to confirm former Georgia Governor George Ervin “Sonny” Perdue III to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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April 10, 2017 Press Release

Warner Robins, GA – Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) announced the Eighth District winners for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition at an awards reception at Perry Convention and Visitors Bureau. The grand prize winner will be eligible for scholarships and receives airfare to Washington D.C. where his piece will hang in the United States Capitol for one year.

April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), questioned General David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force (USAF), on how a continuing resolution (CR) would negatively affect USAF’s ability to modernize the aging E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft fleet.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, held a hearing to evaluate the effectiveness of farm bill authorized credit programs administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA).

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March 24, 2017 Press Release

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

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March 24, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Austin Scott introduces bill to reign in National Labor Relations Board’s ruling authority on labor disputes.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today introduced the Protecting American Jobs Act, a bill which would reign in the arbitrary judicial powers of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to better protect American industry and jobs and provide more clarity and certainty in the ruling on labor disputes. Twenty-four Members of Congress joined Rep.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement upon a bipartisan House majority passing H.R. 372, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017, which would reapply federal antitrust laws to certain health insurers to protect competition and consumers. The bipartisan legislation passed the House by a vote of 416 to 7.

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March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 372, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017, which would reapply federal antitrust laws to certain health insurers to protect competition and consumers.

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February 15, 2017 Press Release
House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Mac Thornberry, announced the Armed Services subcommittees on which Congressman Austin Scott will lead and serve for the 115th Congress.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Mac Thornberry, announced the Armed Services subcommittees on which Congressman Austin Scott will lead and serve for the 115th Congress.

February 10, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement after Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) his Senate confirmation for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement after Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) his Senate confirmation for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

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