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Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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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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February 10, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Austin Scott today announced his appointment as House Vice Chairman of Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) for the 115th Congress.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott today announced his appointment as House Vice Chairman of Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) for the 115th Congress.

January 30, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s executive order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”:

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s executive order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”:

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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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