Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Jul 09, 2020

WARNER ROBINS, GA – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), and U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) visited Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins to meet with base leadership and examine key missions critical to our nation’s national defense. After the visit, Rep. Scott released the below statement:

Jul 02, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the below statement upon the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 passing out of Committee last night by a vote of 56-0. The NDAA sets Department of Defense (DOD) policies and authorizes funding levels for defense programs.

Jun 11, 2020

Washington, DC – In response to the delegated acts published Thursday by the European Commission as part of the European Market Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR 2.2), which would clarify European Union (EU) regulations relating to U.S.-based central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) operating in the EU, House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit

Jun 08, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) and Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (TX-08) recently sent a letter to the Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner Andrew Saul requesting the SSA conduct a demonstrated project focused on improving ou

May 20, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announcing the details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

May 12, 2020

TIFTON, GA –Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) recently announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Georgia’s Eighth District in his weekly e-newsletter. Following the announcement, Rep. Scott released the below statement:

May 05, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, today released the below statement upon introducing legislation to raise the Commodity Credit Corporation’s (CCC) borrowing authority, which would help to maintain balanced and adequate supplies of agricultural goods and the implementation of farm bill programs.

Apr 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Austin Scott  (R-GA-08), Rick Crawford (R-AR-01), Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), and Tom Emmer (R-MN-06) released the below statements upon recently co-leading a letter with over 100 colleagues to Presiden

Apr 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon voting in favor of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act:

Apr 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, today released the below statement upon introducing legislation to support farmers negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak and maintain the stability of the food supply chain.

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