Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Mar 11, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – On April 9, 2020 at 9:00 am, the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Robert Lighthizer, will host a field hearing in Valdosta to discuss foreign trade policies that may be harming American growers of seasonal and perishable produce and to hear from interested persons on how the Trump Administration can support these producers and redress

Mar 05, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) sent a letter to Representatives David Price (D-NC-04) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, urging them to clarify the definition of “agricultural commodity” as a part of the Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations.

Feb 26, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon Governor Brian Kemp and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black announcing the Georgia Farm Recovery Block Grant Program to assist farmers and forest landowners impacted by Hurricane Michael:

Feb 19, 2020

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Feb 12, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, met with United States Secretary of the Air Force, Barbara Barrett, and Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General David Goldfein, to discuss the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), the future of the 116th Air Control Wing, and the importance of both Robins and M

Feb 05, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the following statement upon the U.S. Senate voting to acquit President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment:

Feb 04, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the following statement upon the conclusion of President Donald Trump's third State of the Union Address to Congress:

Jan 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement upon the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announcing the improved definition for "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) with the Navigable Waters Protection Rule:

Jan 09, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, today released the below statement upon news of a commitment from President Trump’s chief trade negotiator to enhance the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement:

Jan 03, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today made the following statement on the death of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps- Quds Force, a designated terrorist organization:

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