Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia

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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.

Apr 17, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Today, Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the below statement upon U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announcing the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This new U.S.

Apr 10, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Representatives Austin Scott (R-GA-08), Doug Collins (R-GA-09), and Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02) today sent a letter to Windstream underscoring the importance of providing increased access to broadband – particularly in rural areas – in the midst of COVID-19.

Apr 08, 2020

TIFTON, GA – Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) announced changes to the Congressional Art Competition due to the coronavirus outbreak. This year, Rep. Scott is asking students and teachers to submit a high-resolution photo via email of the artwork they would like to be part of the competition. The deadline for art submissions is April 24, 2020.

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

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