Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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March 12, 2019 Press Release

TIFTON, GA – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today announced upcoming mobile office hours. During these events, staff from Rep. Scott’s Tifton and Warner Robins district offices will be able to offer constituents assistance with a number of federal issues ranging from Medicare and Social Security to veterans' benefits.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) announced the start of the 2019 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.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

This morning during a House Agriculture Committee hearing entitled, “The State of the Rural Economy,” United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue and Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08) spoke on the severe impacts to rural communities, farmers, and the lenders they rely on as a result of natural disasters from 2018.

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February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.

February 26, 2019 In The News

Elected officials in Florida and Georgia are upset that in its recent budget deal, Congress didn't include money for long-term assistance for communities hit by Hurricane Michael. Of particular concern: losses to farmers and money needed to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base.

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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

Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series about plans to expand internet service infrastructure in Georgia.

The internet connects the world, except for the people who cannot access it.

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.

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