Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Nov 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA-08) lead a bipartisan letter to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer requesting a Section 332 investigation request to the International Trade Commission for cucumbers and squash to make a meaningful determination as to the impact of these seasonal imports on Southeastern markets.

Nov 18, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), was chosen to serve on a conference committee for the House and Senate versions of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (FY21 NDAA), which will work through differences in the House and Senate versions of FY21 NDAA.

Oct 27, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, today released the below statement upon U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announcing that EPA is approving new registrations for two dicamba products and extending the registration of an additional dicamba product.

Oct 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, along with 32 colleagues, today sent a bipartisan letter to U.S.

Oct 01, 2020

Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today spoke on the House Floor in regards to a whistleblower complaint filed with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (IOG) which alleged mass hysterectomies were being performed on detainees at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia.

Sep 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, September 18, President Donald Trump and Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who cont

Sep 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the below statement in response to a whistleblower complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in regard to the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia:

Sep 02, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the below statement upon the Office of the U.S.

Aug 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the below statement upon participating in a virtual hearing hosted by United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer examining foreign trade policies harming American growers of seasonal and perishable produce.

Aug 13, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – On August 20, 2020 at 9:00AM, the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Robert Lighthizer, will

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