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Austin Scott's Public Statements

Full Name: James Austin Scott
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vivien; 1 Child: Wells
Birth Date: 12/10/1969
Birth Place: Augusta, GA
Home City: Ashburn, GA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 2, 2014 Georgia's House Delegation Urges Appropriators to Approve SHEP Funding
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of House Committee on Appropriations - SHEP Funding
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
March 6, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Savannah Harbor Expansion Project
March 4, 2014 Hearing of the Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee - To Review the Smith-Lever Act on its 100th Anniversary
March 4, 2014 Subcommittee Recognizes Contributions of Cooperative Extension Service to Agriculture, Youth Development & Rural Communities
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2643, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 15, 2014 Fox News - The Benghazi Transcripts: Did White House exaggerate Obama's preparation for 9/11 anniversary?
Dec. 12, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott Statement on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
Oct. 30, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott Delivers Opening Statement at First Public Meeting for 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 24, 2013 Georgia Delegation Applauds House Passage of Savannah Harbor Expansion Authorization
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Senator Patty Murray and Representative Paul Ryan - Maintain Defense Spending in House Budget
Oct. 23, 2013 Obamacare Affecting Georgians
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment
Oct. 11, 2013 Letter to Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission - The Lifeline "Obamaphone" Program Symbolizes Everything That's Wrong in Washington
Oct. 10, 2013 Farm Bill of 2013
Oct. 10, 2013 Farm Bill of 2013
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Whip, Steny Hoyer House Minority Whip - Requesting Classified Briefing on Military Readiness Prior To Another Round of Sequestration
Oct. 7, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott to Serve on House-Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee
Oct. 5, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott Statement on Administration's Decision to Reverse Civilian Defense Furloughs
Oct. 4, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott Introduces Bill to End Furloughs and Ensure Civilian Defense Workers are Paid
Oct. 4, 2013 Pay Our Guardsmen and Civilian Defense Personnel Act
Oct. 4, 2013 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
Oct. 3, 2013 Protecting Rights of Americans
Oct. 3, 2013 Protecting Rights of Americans
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Oct. 1, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott Cosponsors Bill to Stop Congressional Pay during a Government Shutdown
Sept. 28, 2013 Pay Our Military Act
Sept. 27, 2013 Obamacare
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Air Force Mark Fanning, Air Force Chief of Staff Mark Welsh - Save A-10 Thunderbolt II
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act
Sept. 11, 2013 Letter to Defense Secretary Hagel - Rep. Johnson Fights to Keep Commissary at Fort McPherson Open
Sept. 9, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott Applauds Defense Department's Decision to Reduce Civilian Furlough Days
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Chairman Dick Durbin and Ranking Member Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Committee, Chairman Bill Young and Ranking Member Pete Visclosky, House Appropriations Committee - Employee Furloughs
Aug. 5, 2013 House Passes Scott Amendment to End Capital Working Fund Civilian Furloughs
Aug. 1, 2013 The Ag Minute: House Farm Bill Reduces Regulatory Burdens on Farmers
July 15, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Daniel Werfel, Internal Revenue Service - Questions on Privacy Breaches
July 15, 2013 Delaying ObamaCare, for Good
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