Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Jan 12, 2021

TIFTON, GA – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon joining several other Members of Congress, the state Agriculture Commissioners of Georgia and Florida, and blueberry producers in support of protections for the U.S. blueberry industry and the ongoing Section 201 investigation before the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Jan 06, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon voting to uphold the Constitution in the Electoral College Certification in Congress and in response to violence and destruction at the U.S. Capitol yesterday:

Dec 30, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the below statement on his vote to override President Trump’s veto of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (FY21 NDAA), which authorizes spending for the Department of Defense.

Dec 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Today, Representatives Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon House passage of the Bipartisan-Bicameral Omnibus and COVID Relief Deal, which will provide extended relief for Georgia families and small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19.

Dec 11, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Today, Representatives Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Al Lawson (D-FL-05) led several of their colleagues in sending a letter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) voicing support for a Section 201 safeguard investigation for the U.S.

Dec 10, 2020

TIFTON, GA ­– Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) joined several of his colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter yesterday urging House leadership to ensure small businesses who utilized the U.S.

Dec 08, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the below statement upon House passage of the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (FY21 NDAA), which authorizes funding for Department of Defense (DOD) programs.

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.

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