Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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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.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), today released the following statement upon the Middle Georgia region being named to the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Co

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHIGNTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the following statement upon the House of Representatives passing a short-term continuing resolution (CR) which would fund the government through February 8, 2019. The legislation now heads to the U.S. Senate for a final vote.

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit, today released the following statement upon the House of Representatives passing the Conference Report to the 2018 Farm Bill, sending it to the President’s Desk to be signed into law.

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December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, today released the following statement after the after the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement to significantly scale back the definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).

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December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHIGNTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit, today released the below statement after yesterday signing the Conference Report to the 2018 Farm Bill, sending the bipartisan, bicameral legislation to the House Floor to be voted on by the full Chambe

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