Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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April 16, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, joined Newsmax’s Shaun Kraisman on “The National Report” to discuss President Biden’s failed agriculture policies, including cancelling the Trump-era “Farmers to Families Food Box Program” and a new policy to pay off USDA farm loans of some socially disadvantaged farmers and foreign nationals, regardl

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April 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, Representatives Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Darren Soto (D-FL-09) co-led a bipartisan letter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) expressing support for a Section 332 inve

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March 30, 2021 Press Release

This morning, Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08) joined Newsmax’s Shaun Kraisman on “The National Report” to discuss reforms to Georgia’s election laws and the crisis at the Southern border.

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March 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, led a letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S.

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March 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) announced the start of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. All high school students (9-12th grade) who reside in or attend school in the Eighth Congressional District are encouraged to participate. The winning entry from the Eighth District will be displayed in the U.S.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the House passing the partisan American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319), as amended by the Senate.

March 7, 2021 Editorial

Okay, they don’t call it reparations because it is paid to Asians, Hispanics, African Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Hawaiian Natives, and you do not have to be a U.S. citizen to get it, but you judge for yourself.

March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the House of Representatives passing H.R. 1, also known as the “For the People Act,” late last night by a vote of 220 to 210.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the House passing the partisan American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319). Included in the package - being billed as COVID-19 relief by House Democrats - are numerous, multi-billion-dollar provisions for projects and programs not associated with the pandemic or COVID-19 recovery.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing entitled, “Climate Change and the U.S. Agriculture and Forestry Sectors.” During the hearing, Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08) spoke on the importance of reforming federal disaster assistance programs to more readily assist farmers and ranchers following natural disasters.

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