Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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Feb 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the House passing the partisan American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319). Included in the package - being billed as COVID-19 relief by House Democrats - are numerous, multi-billion-dollar provisions for projects and programs not associated with the pandemic or COVID-19 recovery.

Feb 25, 2021

Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing entitled, “Climate Change and the U.S. Agriculture and Forestry Sectors.” During the hearing, Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08) spoke on the importance of reforming federal disaster assistance programs to more readily assist farmers and ranchers following natural disasters.

Feb 12, 2021

WARNER ROBINS, GA – This week, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), joined General Charles Q.

Feb 11, 2021

TIFTON, GA – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the below statement upon the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) determination in the global safeguard investigation into imports of fresh, chilled or frozen blueberries.

Feb 10, 2021

WARNER ROBINS, GA – This week, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) announced the Eighth District winners for the 2020 Congressional App Challenge at an awards ceremony at Houston County High School in Warner Robins, GA.

Feb 05, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the below statement upon receiving his HASC Subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress. This will be Rep. Scott’s sixth term to serve on HASC, and he will be the only Georgian to serve on a Congressional defense committee this Congress.

Feb 04, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon the House of Representatives passing a resolution to remove Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14) from her committee assignments:

Feb 04, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Jan 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), joined the entire Georgia Congressional Delegation in sending a bipartisan letter

Jan 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the below statement upon General Lloyd Austin III of Thomasville, GA, in Georgia’s Eighth Congressional District, being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as the next Secretary of Defense.

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