Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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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.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon Rep.

January 17, 2019 In The News

Two congressional representatives penned a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Dec. 18, 2018, expressing concern to Administrator Andrew Wheeler about 15 percent ethanol (E15) fuel blends and misfueling. The letter specifically addresses the EPA’s impending proposed final rule on fuel regulations, which could provide greater flexibility for E15 fuel blends.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Austin Scott (R-GA-08), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, and Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies, released the following statements upon their amendment to increase emergency assistance funding to agricultur

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January 9, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Sanford D Bishop Jr, D-Albany, and Austin Scott, R-Tifton, reintroduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday to create Georgia’s second national historical park, entitled the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2019 (H.R. 283).
January 7, 2019 In The News

Last week, Representative Austin Scott (R-8-GA) and Representative Lois Frankel (D-21-FL) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the agency to include robust consumer education and more effective labeling as part of the EPA’s upcoming rulemaking aimed at expanding the sale of E15.

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