Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Jul 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA-08) joined Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA-36) in introducing the American Seasonal and Perishable Crop Support Act (H.R. 4580), which would help level the playing field for seasonal and perishable growers who compete against below-market foreign imports.

Jul 01, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.) today released the following statements upon introducing the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Research and Development Modernization Act (H.R. 4337). This bipartisan legislation would improve the relationships between the U.S.

Jun 25, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Today, Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the Department of Justice (DOJ) announcing a new lawsuit suing the State of Georgia over SB 202, which implemented election reforms in Georgia:

Jun 24, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Today, Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) announced the start of the Eighth District’s 2021 Congressional App Challenge. This competition is an annual, nationwide event intended to engage students’ creativity and encourage their participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Jun 22, 2021

Yesterday, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) joined "Don Lemon Tonight" to press for Cameron Kinley, Naval Academy graduate and captain of the Navy Midshipmen football team, to be able to defer his service in the U.S. Navy to play professional football. The Acting Secretary of the Navy, Thomas W.

May 28, 2021

WARNER ROBINS, GA – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the U.S. Air Force today announcing new missions coming to Robins Air Force Base.

May 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon introducing bipartisan legislation this week aimed at better supporting combat disabled servicemembers and their ability to participate in the workforce. The Purple Heart Freedom to Work Act (H.R.

May 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon joining Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, and other House Agriculture Republicans in introducing the Broadband for Rural America Act.

May 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the below statement upon Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas directing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to discontinue use of the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, GA.

May 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the below statement upon announcing the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Georgia’s Eighth District.

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