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Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the following statement upon the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), providing tax relief for millions of Americans.

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November 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Austin Scott fights for Georgia's Military Installations in passage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement upon the U.S.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) applauded President Trump’s action to combat drug addiction and the opioid crisis. Rep. Scott was at the White House this afternoon when the President declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. After the announcement, Rep. Scott released the following statement:

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October 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08), along with U.S. Representatives Rick Allen (R-GA-12) and Al Lawson (D-FL-05), hosted a listening session entitled, “The Next Farm Bill: Conversations with Congress.”

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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Scott chosen by Speaker Paul Ryan to represent the Chamber in coming talks over the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Speaker Paul Ryan today named Congressman Austin Scott, a Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), to serve on the House-Senate conference committee for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House passed its version of the measure in July with overwhelming bipartisan support.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
Legislation prevents abortions at or after twenty weeks, when it is scientifically proven that unborn babies feel pain.

(Washington, D.C.) – Late Tuesday, U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) issued the following statement upon the House passage of H.R.

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September 22, 2017 Press Release

TIFTON, GA – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) and U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) hosted a global food security roundtable discussion at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton. Joining Rep. Scott and Sen. Isakson were representatives from Malawi Ministry of Agriculture, CARE International, U.S.

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September 15, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Austin Scott and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visit farms in Middle and South Georgia to survey impacts of Hurricane Irma on agriculture.

PERRY, GA – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) joined Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Representative Sanford Bishop (GA-02) and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black in touring crop damage in Houston County and talking with farmers affected by Hurricane Irma. After the visit, Rep. Scott released the following statement:

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September 14, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Scott amendment supporting efforts to reduce the flow of drugs from Central and South America included in final passage.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement upon the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act (H.R. 3354):

September 13, 2017 Press Release
Military Academy Day is free and open to the public. All high school students and their parents are welcome to attend.

WARNER ROBINS, GA – On Saturday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m., Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) will host a U.S. Military Service Academy Day at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.

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