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  Austin Scott · [email protected]
June 9, 2024 at 9:23 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

June 9, 2024 Dear Georgian, Last Thursday was the 80th anniversary of D-Day, where we commemorated the courage and bravery of the thousands of soldiers who lost their lives in one of the most pivotal military operations in history. We honor the soldiers who still live…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
June 3, 2024 at 2:28 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

June 3, 2024 Dear Georgian, On Thursday, a New York jury found former President Donald Trump guilty of 34 felony counts. This verdict is the result of a political witch hunt in a corrupt, weaponized leftist court that believed the words of a convicted perjurer. Make …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
May 27, 2024 at 4:28 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

May 27, 2024 Dear Georgian, Happy Memorial Day! Today, we honor our military members who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our great nation. This holiday gives us the chance to remember their courageous acts of service in protecting the freedoms of Americans. As yo…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
May 20, 2024 at 3:38 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

May 20, 2024 Dear Georgian, Last week was National Police Week. Our law enforcement officers work tirelessly to protect our communities. Their courage and dedication to safeguarding the people of our nation is truly commendable. Please join me in expressing our utmos…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
May 12, 2024 at 5:49 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

May 12, 2024 Dear Georgian, Happy Mother's Day to my mother, my wonderful wife Vivien, and all mothers in Georgia's Eighth District!  Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week! I want to thank my mother, who was a teacher for many years, and my sister who is still tea…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
May 6, 2024 at 2:50 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

May 6, 2024 Dear Georgian, Ever since Hamas terrorists began their heinous attack on Israel on October 7th of last year, there has been an alarming rise in antisemitism in our country. Recently, this hatred has reached new heights with radical left-wing protests at c…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
April 21, 2024 at 7:31 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

April 21, 2024 Dear Georgian, Yesterday, the House passed critical bipartisan aid for Israel, Taiwan, and Ukraine with my support.  America is a beacon of freedom and democracy, and we must support those being unjustly attacked or threatened by our adversaries. As a…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
April 15, 2024 at 2:14 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

April 15, 2024 Dear Georgian, This weekend, Iran launched an attack on Israel. The time to express ironclad support for Israel is now. Peace in the Middle East depends on the assurance that there is not now, or ever, any gap in the brotherhood between Israel and the U…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
April 7, 2024 at 7:51 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

April 7, 2024 Dear Georgian, The right to bear arms is the constitutional right of every American, but each year, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) denies thousands of law-abiding citizens their right due to clerical errors in their system's…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
March 31, 2024 at 3:41 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

March 31, 2024 Dear Georgian, Happy Easter! My family and I wish you a joyous day of celebration for the resurrection of our Savior. He is risen! "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hop…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
March 24, 2024 at 8:58 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

March 24, 2024 Dear Georgian, On Friday, the House passed another appropriations bill to avoid a government shutdown. I voted against this legislation because it contained millions of dollars for partisan Democratic funding projects from the Senate that I disagree wit…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
March 18, 2024 at 4:13 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

March 18, 2024 Dear Georgian, March is National Peanut Month, a great time to acknowledge this beloved crop's substantial impact on our state's culture and economy. In 2022, Georgia produced more than half of our nation's peanuts, contributing over $790 million to ou…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
March 10, 2024 at 7:28 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

March 10, 2024 Dear Georgian, President Biden has consistently made disastrous policy decisions that have put our national and global security at risk. He is directly responsible for the crisis at our southern border. Last week, he announced that he is asking our mil…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
March 4, 2024 at 3:50 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

March 4, 2024 Dear Georgian, With Spring Break approaching, you may need to consider applying for or renewing your passport if you have not done so. The Atlanta Passport Agency recently announced that they are accepting applications at the Atlanta Travel and Adventure…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
February 26, 2024 at 9:12 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

February 26, 2024 Dear Georgian, It is with a heavy heart that I join our state in mourning the loss of Augusta University student Laken Riley, who was killed while jogging on UGA's campus last week. I am praying for her family and community in Athens. Two years ago …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
February 18, 2024 at 7:58 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

February 18, 2024 Dear Georgian, Happy Presidents Day weekend! We are blessed to live in the greatest country in the world, and we have had some amazing leaders in the past. I pray that the next leader of the free world is a strong conservative who will unite us as on…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
February 12, 2024 at 4:55 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

February 12, 2024 Dear Georgian, Our farmers and ranchers across the state play a vital role in Georgia’s number one industry, and I would like to recognize Bruce Redmond, the proud owner of Shiloh Farms, for being named Georgia's Farmer of the Year for 2024! Shiloh…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
February 5, 2024 at 3:00 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

February 5, 2024 Dear Georgian, Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD) reported that three soldiers were killed in action as a result of an Iranian proxy attack on a U.S. outpost in Jordan. All three servicemembers were from the U.S. Army Reserve’s 718th Engineer…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
January 28, 2024 at 9:29 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

January 28, 2024 Dear Georgian, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is working to raise awareness about scammers pretending to be government officials to get your information. As a reminder, government agencies will never call, email, or text you and ask for money or p…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
January 21, 2024 at 8:48 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

January 21, 2024 Dear Georgian, Last week, Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government at FY23 levels until March 1st and avoid a government shutdown. I supported the CR because it is the better of two bad choices. Now, the government will con…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
January 15, 2024 at 5:17 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

January 15, 2024 Dear Georgian, Today, our nation comes together to celebrate the remarkable life and lasting legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Let us embrace his timeless truth: 'Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.' Inspired by Dr. King'…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
December 17, 2023 at 8:04 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

December 17, 2023 Dear Georgian, Welcome home to the 75th Fighter Squadron from Moody AFB! They recently returned home from an overseas deployment, just in time to celebrate the holidays with their families. Welcome home, and thank you for a job well done! Last week,…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
December 11, 2023 at 3:49 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

December 11, 2023 Dear Georgian, Last week, we recognized Pearl Harbor Day. The lives and service of the 2,403 Americans who lost their lives at Pearl Harbor in 1941 will never be forgotten. We remember them today and every day. As always, my staff and I are here to …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
November 19, 2023 at 8:00 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

November 19, 2023 Dear Georgian, Last week, the House passed a bipartisan continuing resolution to keep our government open and extend the 2018 Farm Bill so our farmers can continue to feed our nation. I supported this resolution, and now Speaker Johnson has more ti…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
November 13, 2023 at 3:33 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

November 13, 2023 Dear Georgian, Saturday was Veterans Day, and we honored and thanked those who have served in the United States armed forces and their families who support them. Their willingness to serve our country and defend our values is vital for upholding this…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
November 6, 2023 at 6:19 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

November 6, 2023 Dear Georgian, The House returned to legislative business last week and made progress in passing the legislative branch and interior appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2024. This legislation limits job-killing regulations by the EPA, cuts bureaucrat…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
October 30, 2023 at 2:35 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

October 30, 2023 Dear Georgian, On Wednesday, the House of Representatives selected our new Speaker, Mike Johnson of Louisiana. House Republicans unanimously supported him, and he was later sworn in as Speaker of the House after a party-line vote of 220-209. Speaker…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
October 23, 2023 at 2:30 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

October 23, 2023 Dear Georgian, After the tumultuous few weeks we've had in Washington, discernment is critical now more than ever for our democracy. The divisions in Congress have put us on the verge of a Constitutional crisis, and I ask that you join me in prayer f…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
October 16, 2023 at 6:41 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

October 16, 2023 Dear Georgian, It is an honor and a privilege to represent you. You sent me to Washington 13 years ago to fight for conservative values and represent the interests of Georgia’s Eighth District. For over a decade, we have worked together to secure win…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
October 9, 2023 at 10:50 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

October 9, 2023 Dear Georgian, The barbaric attacks on Israeli citizens are unconscionable. I stand with the people of Israel. We, as the United States, need to make sure to do everything to support Israel as they defend themselves against Hamas and those who fund th…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
October 2, 2023 at 3:28 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

October 2, 2023 Dear Georgian, On Saturday, the House passed H.R. 5860, legislation to make continuing appropriations for Fiscal Year 2024, which passed with my support by a vote of 335-91. The bipartisan continuing resolution we passed isn’t perfect, but it preven…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
September 25, 2023 at 5:33 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

September 25, 2023 Dear Georgian, As you may know, the federal government is approaching a shutdown if legislation to fund the government is not agreed upon by October 1st. I do not support a government shutdown, as one will not benefit the American people. Unfortuna…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
September 18, 2023 at 5:36 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

September 18, 2023 Dear Georgian, Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced that the House will proceed with an impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden regarding alleged involvement with his son, Hunter Biden, in business dealings with foreign adversaries. Every elect…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
September 10, 2023 at 8:39 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

September 10, 2023 Dear Georgian, Tomorrow marks the 22nd anniversary of September 11, 2001. We remember the lives that were lost during the tragic attacks that day, and we also honor the heroes and families who continue to suffer from the effects of the attacks tod…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
September 3, 2023 at 7:37 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

September 3, 2023 Dear Georgian, Georgia is home to some of the finest law enforcement officers in the country. Unfortunately, last week, we lost Wilcox County Sheriff Robert Rodgers, who passed during a traffic accident while on duty. He spent his career protecting…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
August 27, 2023 at 6:55 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

August 27, 2023 Dear Georgian, Rural Georgians deserve to get their mail and packages in a timely manner. After the closures of the Columbus, Albany, and Valdosta Customer Service Mail Processing Centers in 2012, many Georgians faced mail delivery delays after local…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
August 21, 2023 at 2:51 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

August 21, 2023 Dear Georgian, Last week, the DA in Fulton County claimed her moment of fame and fulfilled her campaign promise by indicting former President Trump right before an election year. This is the latest example of the left’s abuse of the justice system. A…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
August 13, 2023 at 9:19 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

August 13, 2023 Dear Georgian, Monday was National Purple Heart Day, where we remember and honor the sacrifices made by Purple Heart veterans who were wounded or lost their lives in combat. Earlier this year, I introduced the bipartisan Purple Heart Freedom to Work …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
August 7, 2023 at 3:24 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

August 7, 2023 Dear Georgian, Many of you have contacted my office regarding the most recent indictment of President Donald Trump. The double standard baffles me, and I am monitoring the situation as yet another politically-motivated attack is made on our former Pre…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
July 31, 2023 at 3:57 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

July 31, 2023 Dear Georgian, Pharmacists play a critical role in providing accessible care to rural Americans, especially seniors. During COVID-19, pharmacists were able to administer tests for COVID-19 and other common respiratory illnesses such as the flu and strep…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
July 24, 2023 at 3:29 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

July 24, 2023 Dear Georgian, Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and thanks to policies enacted under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), small businesses have received more support than ever. However, the TCJA is set to expire in 2025, which could be d…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
July 16, 2023 at 7:23 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

July 16, 2023 Dear Georgian, On Saturday, July 29th, the Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting Constituent Passport Day from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Starting July 24th, please call our Tifton office (229-396-5175) to schedule your appointment for first time or renewal …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
July 2, 2023 at 9:11 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

July 2, 2023 Dear Georgian, Happy 4th of July week! It is a blessing to live in this great nation, and I am thankful for the many men and women who fight to keep our nation the land of the free. If you are traveling for the holiday, be safe. God bless America! As a…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
June 25, 2023 at 7:46 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

June 25, 2023 Dear Georgian, One of the privileges of representing you in Congress is having my office offer you a tour of the U.S. Capitol Building when you visit D.C. The Capitol is an incredibly historic place filled with monuments and statues of the people and e…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
June 18, 2023 at 6:17 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

June 18, 2023 Dear Georgian, I want to wish a happy Father’s Day to all of our Eighth District dads. I will be enjoying the day with my family, and I hope y’all get to do the same! Tomorrow is Juneteenth, which recognizes the freedoms won for enslaved people across …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
June 11, 2023 at 7:36 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

June 11, 2023 Dear Georgian, It is our duty in Washington to govern, but there was a situation last week where an extremely small faction of the Republican conference held up votes for the week and prevented us from getting work accomplished in the People's House. …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
June 4, 2023 at 6:27 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

June 4, 2023 Dear Georgian, Last week, I voted in favor of H.R. 3746, the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 314-117. This legislation is far from perfect, but it rescinds roughly $28 billion in previously approp…
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
May 29, 2023 at 6:04 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

May 29, 2023 Dear Georgian, I wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day with friends and family! While many of us will enjoy the liberties afforded to us in this great country today, let us all not forget to reflect on the cost of sacrifice it took to earn them. …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
May 22, 2023 at 2:19 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

May 22, 2023 Dear Georgian, Last week, Special Counsel John Durham released his report detailing his office's investigation into potential criminal misconduct during the full Trump-Russia probe. His findings proved once and for all that the Democrats weaponized the …
  Austin Scott · [email protected]
May 14, 2023 at 6:32 PM

An Update from Congressman Austin Scott

May 14, 2023 Dear Georgian, Wishing all our Eighth District mothers – including my mom and my wife Vivien – a very happy Mother’s Day! Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week. As a parent, I am grateful for the hard work, kindness, and patience that teachers show o…