Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Apr 02, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon joining 121 of his colleagues in sending a letter to U.S.

Mar 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the House of Representatives today passing the CARES Act (H.R. 748), which was amended by the U.S. Senate earlier this week:

Mar 17, 2020

TIFTON - Congressmen Austin Scott (GA-08) and Doug Collins (GA-09) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding the inadvertent delays in processing H-2 agricultural guest worker visas in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, threatening Georgia farmers’ ability

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

**UPDATED FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020:**

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:

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