Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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February 16, 2019 In The News

The bill Congress passed to avoid another government shutdown included funding for the Department of Homeland Security, including some money for border security. It did not include the help Representative Austin Scott wanted for Georgia communities working to recover from Hurricane Michael, according to Rep. Scott’s office.

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February 16, 2019 In The News

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February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, U.S. Representative Austin Scott (R-GA-08) was named a co-chair of the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) for the 116th Congress. Rep. Scott will serve as co-chair with U.S. Representative Marc Veasey (D-TX-33), U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE).

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement following President Donald Trump’s announcement to declare a national emergency to secure our southern border:

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08) released the below statement on tonight’s vote on the Conference Report to Accompany H.J.Res. 31 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019. Rep.

February 14, 2019 In The News

Georgia Representative Austin Scott (R-08) is "disappointed" that relief related to Hurricane Michael and other natural disasters for Georgia communities wasn't included in the federal appropriations bill passed this week.

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February 13, 2019 In The News

During the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) Annual Changing of the Guard Dinner on February 12, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) leaders from the last Congress officially passed the torch to new House and Senate CSC leadership for the 116th Congress.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon Rep. Mike Conaway (TX-11), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, announcing Republican membership subcommittee assignments for the 116th Congress.

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February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), members of the Congressional Boating Caucus, released the below statements upon reintroducing their bipartisan legislation to more clearly define and label “E15” ethanol blended gasoline at pumps.

January 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), House Co-Chair of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC), released the below statement upon reintroducing his bipartisan legislation to modernize the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (PR), which collects an excise tax on sporting goods sales to fund wildlife conservation projects. Joining Rep.

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